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

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UC Davis Global Affairs Vice Provost addresses concerns about the Confucius Institute

June 01, 2018

"Joanna Regulska explained that UCD’s Confucius Institute has a 'very unique focus on the beverages and food of China. … We don’t do the language, we don’t do anything for credit at all,' she said, although she mentioned an internship for one credit where UCD students work in the Confucius Institute focusing on food.

'There is a little bit of a misconception,' she said, 'that we do the language, that we hire people who are influencing the academic (mission).'