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Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky is a center for Chinese language, culture, art and business. A gateway to China for the university and the Commonwealth, the Institute serves as a conduit for many of UK’s China initiatives, facilitating a range of China exchange programs across the campus and beyond.

Confucius Institute Offers Summer Camp for K-12 Students

Students are invited to join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) for its 2016 Language and Culture Summer Camp from June 27 to July 8.    This two-week program provides opportunities for K-12 students...

Confucius Institute’s Showcases Bring Chinese Culture to Eastern Kentucky Schools

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute brings Chinese cultural showcases to the schools and communities of the Commonwealth, but the UKCI team did a special weeklong trip to eastern Kentucky in December 2015 as part of a proposal by the...

Chinese Teachers Gather on UK Campus for Professional Development Conference

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute’s mission is to act as the gateway between China and the Bluegrass, but its reach and influence far exceed the borders of Kentucky. The UKCI hosted its third Multi-State Chinese Teachers’ Professional...

East Meets West: Bringing Two Cultures Together for an Evening of Fashion and Art

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) hosted “East Meets West,” a performance featuring fashion, dance and music. Held in the Haggin Auditorium at Transylvania University for its second production...

UK Family Invited to Enter Designs for UKCI’s Snapchat Filter Competition

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute is now accepting submissions from UK students, faculty or staff for its Snapchat Filter Competition! The UKCI is looking for graphic design submissions for a new Snapchat filter that students and...

Confucius Institute Offers Scholarships to UK Grad and Undergrad Students

Applications are now being accepted for 2016 student scholarships presented by the University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute (UKCI). These scholarships provide UK students with financial support toward international and domestic travel for China-...

Confucius Institute and Education Abroad Launch New China Seminar Grant

In collaboration with UK Education Abroad, the UK Confucius Institute will provide annual funding to support the development and implementation of a summer, UK faculty-directed education abroad program in China.   The program should be at...

Confucius Institute’s Showcases Bring Chinese Culture to Eastern Kentucky Schools

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute brings Chinese cultural showcases to the schools and communities of the Commonwealth, but the UKCI team did a special weeklong trip to eastern Kentucky in December 2015 as part of a proposal by the...

UK Employees Celebrate the Chinese New Year with UKCI

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 5, 2016) — To kick off the Year of the Monkey, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) is hosting its inaugural Chinese New Year Dinner Celebration. The event will take place 5-7 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Confucius Institute Taking Applications for Summer Teaching Programs at Chinese Universities

In order to strengthen collaborative teaching and research between the University of Kentucky and China's universities, the UK Confucius Institute is offering three summer teaching programs at Jilin, Shanghai and Qingdao Technological...

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