Confucius News

Courses and Workshops

Customized One-on-One instruction is open for enrollment; visit our class registration page for more information!

HSK & HSKK

FALL HSK DATES

Learn more about fall test dates, registration deadlines and fees; visit our HSK information page.

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Fall 2016 Happy Hours

Join GWCI in our series of Happy Hours this semester! Happy Hour will be held from 5pm to 7pm from November 28th to December 1st. Refreshments and an assortment of cheese and fruit will be served.

Discounts & Scholarships

General discounts are applicable to all comprehensive group classes and one-on-one sessions. General discounts cannot be combined with each other.

Ninth Annual Conference on China’s Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations

The U.S.-China relationship is now second to none in importance for international economic relations and policy and accordingly is a major focus of IIEP.

2016 China Onscreen Biennial

This three day event will showcase several movies from China's most talented directors. All movies will be shown at the E Street Cinema.

The GW Confucius Institute

The GW Confucius Institute was established in 2013 to promote the study of Chinese language and culture, support Chinese teaching through instructional training and certification, and encourage increased research in China studies. Named for the famed Chinese philosopher (551-479 B.C.), GW's Confucius Institute is one of over 500 across the world and the first in Washington, D.C. GW President Steven Knapp serves on the Council of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, the governing body of institutes worldwide.

Learn Mandarin 

We teach Mandarin to students of all levels and are conveniently located in downtown Washington, DC. Studying Chinese language and culture has many practical applications, including professional, travel and personal goals. We also develop customized classes for organizations and groups across a variety of fields.

Attend an Event 

GW's Confucius Institute holds numerous cultural celebrations and events throughout the year, including Chinese holidays and language competitions. Often, our activities are free and open to public. We offer unique opportunities for the local community to gain insight into Chinese practices like tea service, Eastern medicine and more. 

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Events

January
26
Thursday
4:30pm—7:00pm
January
28
Saturday
10:00am—3:00pm
February
04
Saturday
11:00am—5:00pm
February
05
Sunday
11:00am—5:00pm

Institute Goals

  • Expand the teaching of Chinese language and culture to the professional and government communities of D.C.
  • Provide a platform for research on China and Asia in a joint effort with Nanjing University
  • Strengthen GW’s relationship with China through collaborative and diplomatic endeavors