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Learn Chinese – a language with success prospects

The special seminar of TU Wien is held again this fall.

 Chinesische Mauer

China is one of Austria’s most important business partners. The interest of Chinese investors in the European market continues to increase. In the meantime, Austrian companies consider China to be a flourishing market. Decent knowledge of the language, as well as an understanding and sensitivity for the culture facilitate the professional and private entry to the distant country.

To properly prepare students of the Technical University and other interested parties to the challenges of a foreign language and culture, the Continuing Education Center, opens an external URL in a new window of TU Wien once again offers the Special Seminar “Chinese for Beginners” starting in Fall 2020.

In the course of the seminar, participants gain a first insight into the country, its people and the language. “At the end of the course, participants will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions in Chinese and can communicate in simple, everyday situations” says Dr. Yan Li, lecturer of the class. The qualified instructor was born in Sichuan, China, studied in Beijing, China and is active as a foreign language lecturer in the US, Münster and Vienna.


Application deadline: 06 October 2020

Diploma: Participation diploma of TU Wien in cooperation with the Confucius-Institute of the University of Vienna

Seminar length:
Chinese for Beginners I: starts 06 October 2020
Chinese for Beginners II: starts March 2021
Classes are held every Tuesday from 6pm to 8:30pm

Lecturer: Dr. Yan Li

Info and Application:

Please fill out the application form,, opens an external URL in a new window and forward it to by 29 September 2020.

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