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Spring Class Registration Now Open

Registration for Confucius Institute at University of Minnesota's spring Chinese Language and Culture classes is now open. Classes run from February 1 to April 7, 2016. Learn more about course offerings.

Annual Minnesota Chinese Language Teacher's Conference

The eighth annual Minnesota Chinese Language Teacher's Meeting was held on Thursday, November 5, 2015 with a keynote by Kevin Chang. Read more about this year's event.


NSLI-Y Interactive Feature

The summer 2015 NSLI-Y Shanghai progam implemented by the University of Minnesota has been featured on the NSLI-Y microwebsite, NSLI-Y Interactive. Go to the website to listen to the final speeches from students on our program. To learn more about the Shanghai program visit the CIUMN NSLI-Y webpage.

Proficiency Award Ceremony and Reception

Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Education hosted the third annual Chinese Proficiency Award Ceremony and Reception on Saturday, October 10. This event recognized students with successful performances on the 2015 Youth Chinese Test (YCT), Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) Chinese proficiency test, Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL), and/or the STAMP Proficiency Assessment. Over 700 people were in attendence this year!

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NSLI-Y Shanghai Program featured on NSLI-Y Interactive

Hear about the experiences of participants from the summer 2015 University of Minnesota implemented NSLI-Y Shangai program, now featured on the NSLI-Y Interactive website.

CIUMN named 2014 Confucius Institute of the Year

The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota was awarded the “Confucius Institute of the Year” for 2014 at the 9th Confucius Institute Conference in Xiamen! Read more.

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