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The USF Confucius Institute is a partnership between USF and Qingdao University. It is one of over 400 Confucius Institutes worldwide. USF is the first university in Florida and the first major public research university in the Southeastern United States to establish a Confucius Institute in early 2008.

The USF Confucius Institute provides

    • Academic support to the USF Chinese language program and other related disciplines;
    • Community engagement in Tampa Bay to promote cross-cultural understanding through cultural performance and CI Lectures;
    • Outreach to K-12 schools to improve and expand Chinese language programs; and
    • Help to create a statewide network on educational initiatives related to Chinese language, tourism, trade, and sustainable healthy communities.

To learn more about the USF Confucius Institute, please download our brochure and watch a 7-minute video.


News

Another Workshop on Chinese Art and Culture for K-12 School Teachers
June 26, 2017

The USF Confucius Institute (CI) is proud to continue its fifth annual partnership with the UF Harn Museum of Art in offering another workshop on Chinese art and culture for K-12 teachers in Florida. Twenty three teachers attended the two-day workshop on June 20-21 at the Harn Museum of Art. Read More


Three More Classes by CI Staff to Enhance Partnership with OLLI
June 11, 2017

The USF Confucius Institute (CI) has provided classes related to Chinese culture, history and language for USF employees and community members since 2011 (a list of courses available at http://global.usf.edu/confucius/courses.php). The courses usually last 4-6 weeks with 8-12 sessions, and most of them are provided for the senior citizens in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Read More


Confucius Institute Lectures by Dr. Smagula, Dr. Tian and More in the Spring
May 26, 2017

Our USF Confucius Institute (CI) sponsors typically host at least three CI lectures each semester. This spring, however, we did much more by hosting and co-sponsoring six lectures with several prominent invited speakers. Read More


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