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Chinese Proficiency Test 汉语水平考试

The HSK is a standardized international Chinese proficiency test for non-native speakers. Test results may be used to:

Learn more and register for the upcoming test date: December 6, 2014.

Volunteers In-Service Conference held at the University of Minnesota

The Volunteers In-Service Conference is an annual training program that provides continued professional development for Hanban visiting teachers. This year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota was honored to host the conference here in Minneapolis from October 31 through November 2, 2014. We welcomed 124 teachers from fifteen different states. Teachers participated in workshops that focused on curriculum development, classroom management, communication strategy and technology integration. (More.)

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Register for spring classes

Learn more about our classes and register for a course. Spring semester starts February 2.

Join this month's Teachers Club Meeting

This session will focus on how to effectively use accessible technology tools in your classrooms. For more information, contact us at

Celebrating 100 Years Since the first Chinese Students at the U

China 100 is a yearlong celebration honoring the first students from China and the wealth of connections that have come since. More at

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Mon.-Thurs. 8:00-Noon, 1:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00-Noon, 1:00-4:30 p.m.