In March 28 2014, a Confucius Institute co-founded by Nankai University and Neoma Business School was inaugurated in the French city of Rouen. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Director of Hanban (Chinese Language Council International), Director-General of Confucius Institute Headquarters, Xu Lin, inaugurated jointly for the Confucius Institute. Chancellor of Nankai University and International Chinese promotion group leader Xue Jinwen also attended the inauguration. More than 500 delegates from all sectors of society witnessed this historical moment, including Chinese Embassy in France, Minister Counselor Ma Yansheng, President of the Normandy region of France Nicholas, Chairman of the Economic Community of Rouen Sanchez, French Ambassador in China Lin Bai, School board chairman Bernard and Principal Bo Siding of Neoma Business School etc. The Confucius Institute of Neoma Business School is the 7th Confucius Institute that established by Nankai University in the world and is the only Confucius Institute of Nankai University that has business characteristics.
Fabius, Xu Lin, Xue Jinwen attended the opening ceremony for the Neoma Confucius Institute for Business-Rouen, France
The opening ceremony of Neoma Confucius Institute for Business-Rouen, France
Chancellor Xue Jinwe expressed warm congratulations on the establishment of Confucius Institute on behalf of Nankai University
Sino-French cultural dialogue between Laurent Fabius and Fan Zeng