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Welcome to the Confucius Institute at Stony Brook

About the Confucius Institute

portraitEstablished in November 2008, the Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University (CISBU) is an educational partnership between Stony Brook University and China’s Office of Chinese Language Council International, or Hanban. CISBU also maintains a partnership with its Chinese affiliate Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL) in Wuhan, China.

The Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University serves as a resource for Stony Brook University and the surrounding community. CISBU aims to enhance the community’s understanding of Chinese language and culture. In addition, CISBU seeks to strengthen cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and the United States.

The Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University offers the following services to the community:

  • Chinese Language Classes and Chinese Language Library
  • Chinese Cultural Performances and Lectures
  • HSK Chinese Proficiency Test and Scholarship
  • Exchange Programs between China & the U.S.
  • Academic Conferences related to China
  • Other Activities related to Chinese Culture







  • 中文课程和中文图书馆
  • 中国文化演出和讲座
  • 汉语水平考试和奖学金
  • 中美交流项目
  • 与中国相关的学术会议
  • 其他中国文化相关的活动
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