LEARN MANDARIN CHINESE WITH ATHENS BUSINESS CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE

All ages and nationalities welcome! Come and Learn Chinese with us.

Join our centrally located Business Confucius Institute and study Chinese in Athens with us. Our Chinese language courses can help you further your career, expand your business, communicate with your Chinese customers and friends, or travel across China.

Our tutors are experienced, fully certified native Chinese teachers who use the latest teaching methods to help enhance your Chinese speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Once you have enrolled you're also eligible to apply for our annual travel scholarships and China study tours.

 

Download Class Schedule 2020-2021

MANDARIN CHINESE LANGUAGE CLASSES (ALL LEVELS)

Our beginners Chinese Mandarin classes are suitable for people who have no prior knowledge of the Chinese Mandarin language, while the intermediate and advanced courses progressively increase the complexity of language concepts.

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Please note that academic credits are not available.

Registering for Courses

All students must register prior to the start of their course.   Each year, you are required to register for courses during the official registration period (September 1 - October 7). Make sure to register during the official registration period, because only then will you be guaranteed a place in your courses.

It is only when you are registered that you become a student at the Athens Business Confucius Institute and can participate in classroom activities. Registration is also needed to renew your ABCI card, to attend any workshops, events, seminars and other activities.

Registration tips

 

Click here for electronic registration

 

Download Class Schedule 2020-2021

CHINESE LANGUAGE COURSE FEES

Tuition fees are paid in full for the entire academic year by bank transfer before submitting the online registration form. Any applicable discounts should be taken into account according to ABCI’s Discount Policy.

  • The name of the student / pupil should be indicated in the bank’s deposit slip.
  • Tuition fee rates apply for a full academic year.
  • Tuition fees do not include textbooks and/or exam registration fees. Students are required to purchase books appropriate for their programs of study. Books may be purchased in the bookstores.

Payment can be made directly into the University's/ABCI’s bank account details as follows:

Bank Name: 

Account Holder: 

Account Number: 

IBAN:    

National Bank of Greece

OPA / ELKE / Athens Business Confucius Institute

110 / 4 8015 124

GR20 0110 1100 0000 1104 8015 124

RATES AND DISCOUNTS

The tables below present:

  • The regular annual tuition fees (without discount) paid in advance for a full-time course consisting entirely of lessons related to the specific selected course within an academic year.
  • The reduced annual tuition fees (after the applicable discounts), depending on the beneficiary category.

REGULAR TUITION FEES (Annual)

Class/Level

Regular Tuition fees per academic year

HSK 1 – HSK 2 – HSK 3 – HSK 4 – HSK 5 – HSK 6
Tourism and Hospitality Spoken Chinese
Intermediate Spoken Chinese
Audio-Visual Chinese

600 €

YCT 1 – YCT 2 – YCT32 – YCT 4
Business Chinese I & II

450 €

 

REDUCED ANNUAL TUITION FEES (after the applicable discounts)

  GROUP Α GROUP B GROUP C GROUP D GROUP Ε

Discount

50% 30% 20% 15% 10%

Reduced Tuition Fees

600 300€ 600 420 € 600 480 € 600 510 € 600 540 €

Discount Policy

Athens Business Confucius Institute’s tuition is competitively priced, and we are among the lowest-cost, quality Chinese language programs on a University campus. We are glad to offer competitive discounts.

Important notes

To be eligible, there are some general rules to be considered for the tuition fee discount:

  • Only one discount per student;
  • Discounts are on tuition only;
  • Tuition must be paid in full by the registration deadline to be eligible for discounts;
  • Applications with tuition fee discounts are only accepted when submitted during the application period;
  • Applications for tuition fee discounts are only considered when submitted with an official online application form (with supporting documents); please attach relevant documentation on the “Discount Eligibility” section during your online Registration for Language Courses;
  • Discounts do not apply to exam registrations, summer camp participations, scholarships, books.
  • Students who have tuition fee debts do not qualify for tuition fee discounts;

Based on the University’s/ΑBCI’s policies, students who fall into the following categories are entitled to annual tuition discounts. Discounts cannot be aggregated and the higher discount rate is always considered.

 

REDUCED ANNUAL TUITION FEES (after the applicable discounts)

  GROUP Α GROUP B GROUP C GROUP D GROUP Ε

Discount %

50% 30% 20% 15% 10%

Reduced Tuition Fees

600 300€ 600 420 € 600 480 € 600 510 € 600 540 €

The following identified groups are eligible for specific discounts on tuition.

GROUP A: REDUCTION 50%
  • 50% discount applies to military privates and officers and all permanent uniformed personnel. Please attach your Identity Card on the “Discount Eligibility” section during the online Registration for Language Courses

For more details and clarification on the discount policy, please contact us at confucius@aueb.gr or call us on + 30 210 8226735.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How to register for classes

The official registration period for each academic year starts on September 1st and ends on October 7th.

If you are interested in participating in a course you should follow the application instructions:

01

Before You Register

Review our Course Schedule for the current academic year and check which classes you need to take.
02

Pay your tuition fees

One-off payment in full of the tuition fees* (according to the table ANNUAL TUITION FEES and the Discount Policy) for the entire academic year by bank transfer before submitting the online registration form. The name of the student / pupil should be indicated in the bank’s deposit slip. Tuition fee rates apply for a full academic year.

Bank Name: 

Account Holder: 

Account Number: 

IBAN:    

National Bank of Greece

OPA / ELKE / Athens Business Confucius Institute

110 / 4 8015 124

GR20 0110 1100 0000 1104 8015 124

03

Complete the online registration form

Visit our webpage and click on the Register Now button and complete all required (*) fields. Select the preferred available course from the list and according to the Course Schedule. Your current e-mail address will continue to be the main channel of communication between students, teachers and BCI.
04

Payment Information

Attach the bank’s deposit slip as required.
05

Discount Eligibility

Attach the relevant proof of discount eligibility – if any. Relevant documents include: proof of unemployment, Athens University of Economics & Business valid student ID card, other Greek public University valid student ID card, etc. Complete your remarks – if any.
06

Submit your registration

Complete the captcha verification code and click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the page to complete the registration
07

Check your inbox

Once you have successfully registered, an auto-reply confirmation e-mail will be sent to your inbox.

All BCI students are eligible for a Student Registration Card, which gives you access to a number of benefits and offers, including discounts at local bookstores and access to our library. The Student Registration Card is issued free-of-charge to our students on their completion of the registration procedure. The Card serves as evidence of your status as a registered student of BCI. Your Student Registration Card can be collected from BCI’s office providing a passport/ID sized photo in our office.

Tuition fees do not include textbooks and/or exam registration fees. Students are required to purchase books appropriate for their programs of study. Books may be purchased in the bookstores. For discounts on books, please contact us.

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WHERE WE ARE

29, Evelpidon str. GR-11362, Athens Greece (5th Floor) - Offices and Classrooms

46 Kefallinias str., GR-11251 Athens (1st Floor) - Classrooms

Phone: +30 210 8226 735
Email: confucius@aueb.gr

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