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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.

UKCI Chinese Language & Culture Courses

UKCI Chinese Language & Culture Courses Chinese 1, 2, 3 Learn practical vocabulary, characters and conversational skills. After completing Chinese 3, students will know about 200 characters and be able to hold short conversation on several...

2015 UKCI "China In My Lens" Photo Contest

2015 UK Confucius Institute “China In My Lens” Photo Contest   The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 “China In My Lens” photo contest.  UK students and faculty as well as high school students who are interested in...

2015 Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition

Welcome to the fifth moon festival art work & essay  competition presented by Confucius Institute. please hit the link below for the application form and fill out it online. 2015 Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition Application...

UK Faculty Explore New EA Opportunities in China

UK Faculty Explore New EA Opportunities in China The UK Confucius Institute and UK Education Abroad recently collaborated to offer a programming site visit to China. The visit allowed faculty and staff members from across different colleges to learn...

UK-JLU Education Week and Teaching Program Inauguration

Photo Gallery This summer the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and Jilin University (JLU) inaugurate a partnership to provide students with innovative educational experiences, opportunities to develop academic interests, and...

UK Confucius Institute and Education Abroad support UK faculty travel to China

Lexington, Ky. (April 22, 2015) — With the goal of establishing and enhancing education abroad programming and learning about international higher education opportunities in China, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and...

2015 CHINA EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAMMING SITE VISIT

The UK Confucius Institute and UK Education Abroad are collaborating to offer a summer 2015, programming site visit to China. The goal of site visit is to offer UK colleges the opportunity to learn first-hand about international higher education...

TCE partners with Confucius Institute for Chinese New Year

Photo Gallery Hailed as risk-takers, third-graders at Tates Creek Elementary stepped up to perform for their peers and parents during the schoolwide Chinese New Year celebration. “In the showcase, we make music and Chinese culture together,” said...

UK Confucius Institute Presents Symposium on Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

Photo Gallery LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 26, 2015) — A symposium this week at the University of Kentucky will explore the experience of Jewish Refugees in China, who fled east to escape Nazi persecution before and during World War II. "Taking...

UK Awarded Freeman Foundation Grant for Study of Arts, Culture of Inner Mongol

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2015) – The University of Kentucky's Office of China Initiatives and College of Fine Arts were recently awarded a Freeman Foundation grant, which will provide three faculty and 10 UK...

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