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Cultural & Education Section

The Culture & Education Section of the Embassy is the local office of the British Council. The British Council is the UK's international organisation for educational and cultural relations. The Council creates opportunities for people across the world in education, English language teaching, the arts, science, and government. It has a network of 230 offices and teaching centres in 109 countries.

In China, we help British and Chinese organisations work together in support of China's education, legal and economic reforms.

We provide free information and advice on studying in the UK, and manage examinations and scholarships on behalf of UK educational and professional institutions.

We also bring creative and innovative cultural events to China. In 1999, these events were attended by over 90,000 people. This year, 'Football Nation', a touring exhibition which uses multimedia effects to recreate the atmosphere of a British stadium on match day, will open in Shanghai  on 5  July,  and then tour Beijing(opening 26 July) and Guangzhou.  A major exhibition of Henry Moore sculptures will come to Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou in October.

To promote wider and more effective learning of the English language, we give assistance to language teachers in China. We also run examination centres in ten Chinese cities.

Address :
4/F Landmark Building Tower 1
8 Dongsanhuan Beilu
Beijing 100004

(0086) (10) 6590 6903

(0086) (10) 6590 0977

[email protected]

- Website of  the Culture & Education Section