Building Bridges, Changing Lives  

The Confucius Institutes are educational programs dedicated to teaching Chinese, cultivating Chinese cultural awareness, and facilitating global education. Confucius Institutes help to develop cultural understanding and competencies necessary for the globalized world of the 21st Century. Based in Washington, D.C., the Confucius Institute U.S. Center supports joint efforts across the network of 110 Confucius Institutes and 534 Confucius Classrooms in the United States. 

Recent Events 

2018 China Career Day
Washington, DC high school students join global education professionals for tips and advice on careers, college, and the importance of international education. 

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The  Confucius Institute U.S. Center strengthens educational and cultural exchanges through arts, education, professional development, and outreach.


Confucius Institutes are your resource for Chinese language and culture studies. Find a Confucius Institute Location in your area. 

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