The Confucius Institute
The Confucius Institute is an organization aimed at promoting Chinese language and culture around the world. It is sponsored by the Chinese Language Council International and is jointly established by a university outside of China in partnership with a Chinese university. There are more than 50 Confucius Institutes in the U.S. and 300 around the world.
The Confucius Institute at Georgia State UniversityThe Confucius Institute at Georgia State University is committed to promoting Chinese language and culture in the United States, especially in Georgia and the Southeast U.S.
As the first business-oriented Confucius Institute in the U.S., the Confucius Institute at Georgia State University seeks to maxamize Atlanta’s strategic location as the center of business activities in the Southeast and provide comprehensive services in Chinese language and culture to the business community and general public of metro Atlanta and Georgia.
In promoting educational, cultural, and trade and business relations between China and the U.S., we strive to become a one-of-a-kind resource center in teaching, research, and business consulting related to Chinese language and culture. The Confucius Institute at Georgia State University was named the 2012 “Confucius Institute of the Year.”
Serving Businesses, Organizations and the General Community
The Confucius Institute at Georgia State University offers a variety of programs and activities:
- Music Concerts & Performances
- Art & Calligraphy Exhibits
- Film Festivals
- Faculty Exchange and Collaborations
- Study Abroad in China
- Chinese Language Courses
- Chinese History Courses
- Chinese Literature Courses
- Chinese Cultural Courses
- Chinese Cafe’ Hours