外方:穆坦贝教授（Prof. A. Mutembei）
地址:P. O. Box 35146，B201, UDBS at the University of Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
达大孔院被中国驻坦桑尼亚大使馆评为 “2017年度公共外交先进集体”。 在第12届全球孔院大会上荣获“2017年全球先进孔院”的荣誉，同时达大孔院也获得孔院总部颁发的“2017年汉语考试优秀奖”。
Introduction to Confucius Institute at the University of Dar es Salaam
Confucius Institute at UDSM (CIUDSM), co-founded by the University of Dar es Salaam, and Zhejiang Normal University, was officially launched on 9th October 2013. Up to now, CI has gone through almost five years of endeavor in the path of Chinese language instruction, culture promotion and friendship cultivation between China and Tanzania. So far the teaching team at CI consists of nearly 50 Chinese teachers.
So far CI UDSM has established 22 teaching centres, including 13 universities (University of Dar es salaam (UDSM), Ardhi University (ARU), Mozambique-Tanzania Centre For Foreign Relations (CFR), Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy (MNMA), Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE); Mbeya University of Science Technology (MUST), Teofilo Kisanji University (TEKU), St. Augustine University (SAUT), Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE), Institute of Accountancy Arusha(IAA), Tanzania Public Service College(TPSC), Dar es Salaam Police Academy,and Marangu School of Hotel and Tourism Management), 9 secondary schools (Baobab Girls’Secondary School (Bagamoyo), Baobab Boys’Secondary School (Bagamoyo), St. Matthews Secondary School (Mpwani), St. Christina Girl’s Secondary School (Tanga), King David Primary and Secondary School’s (Mtwara), Sangu Secondary School (Mbeya), Atlas Primary & Secondary School (Dar),Joseph Witts Bukanga High School (Musoma),Nyangao Secondary School (Lindi) and 1 primary school (Mlimani Primary School). The number of the registered Chinese learners is more than 10,000.
The courses offered include Chinese training course, Chinese compulsory course, Chinese elective course, Kungfu course and other cultural courses.
Currently there are 4 HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) test centres at CI UDSM, located at UDSM, Mkwawa University in Iringa, St. Augustine University in Mwanza and Mbeya University of Science Technology in Mbeya separately. And the test is held 5 times per year. More than 1000 students took part in HSK in the year 2017.
Every year CI UDSM will organize a variety of Chinese cultural activities. In the year 2017, CI UDSM has organized over 100 cultural activities, with an audience as large as 80,000.
Every year CI UDSM organizesChinese Summer Camp in China and Delegation of Tanzanian Educators to China. CI UDSM also offers different categories of scholarships for outstanding learners, which enables their further study in China.
In order to cultivate more Chinese language talents and realize the Chinese teaching localization, from October 2018, CI UDSM is expected to offer BA with Education (Chinese & English) and Diploma in Chinese language under the College of Humanities(COHU), and followed by BA with Education (Chinese & Swahili) in the near future.
Besides language training, CI-UDSM cooperates with different institutions to promote the culture exchange between China and Tanzania. Cooperating with Tanzanian media Daily News to set up an editorial office of Chinese Culture Weekly, respectively publishing content about Chinese culture. CI-UDSM collaborates with Tanzanian Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to develop Chinese test outline and textbooks for secondary school students; Cooperation with China Translation & Publishing Corporation and Mkuki na Nyota Publishers to establish a joint editorial office, aiming at translating Chinese works into Swahili and publishing in Tanzania. At present, 10 Chinese books have been introduced and the translation work has begun; CI-UDSM has signed a long-term agreement with Chinese Business Chamber of Tanzania on organizing cultural activities jointly, like the Job Fare each year. CI-UDSM also holdsactivities with Chinese Embassy and Chinese Cultural Center, to serve cultural diplomacy.
With the excellent performance, CI-UDSM was awarded as “2017 Advanced Public Diplomacy Group” by the Chinese Embassy in Tanzania and was awarded the prize of CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE OF THE YEAR 2017 and 2017 EXCELLENCE AWARD IN CHINESE TEST during the 12th Confucius Institute Conference 2017.
CI UDSM has bridged minds through language and cultural interaction, and become a platform on which Tanzanians come to know more about China, a window to deepen the friendship between Tanzania and China, which boosted the exchange of Sino-African civilizations.