Campus to Close Confucius Institute, Seek New Opportunities

The Confucius Institute at UC Davis will close, effective Aug. 15, 2020, as campus explores broader educational and cultural opportunities. Read more.

About Confucius Institute

2018 Picnic Day

Bringing Chinese Culture to Campus

The first in the world to focus on Chinese food and beverage culture, the Confucius Institute at UC Davis brings a wide range of programs to the campus and greater communities.

Complementing UC Davis' unique strengths in food science, viticulture and enology, and agriculture, the Confucius Institute promotes understanding of Chinese culture through the lens of food, tea, wine, and various forms of art (calligraphy, dance, drama, film, literature, music, painting).

The public is welcome to all the lectures, workshops, field trips, festivals, and performances. 

Partnering Across the University

In addition to being a part of Global Affairs, the Confucius Institute collaborates with: