welcome to arkansas’ first and only confucius institute! established in 2007 with our partner university, east china normal university – one of the most prestigious universities in china!
uca ci is the 24th confucius institute created within the united states and one of 500 worldwide. it is the only confucius institute in arkansas and one of the very few located in the south.
our mission is to strengthen ties between the state of arkansas and the people’s republic of china, to enhance the mutual understanding of each respective culture and to promote chinese language and culture within the state of arkansas. twenty-five programs are targeting this effort, including “teaching chinese in arkansas”, cultural and language exchanges, a new chinese language major at uca, business translation and consultation services, seminars, as well as cultural performances, exhibitions and special events.
the uca confucius institute exists to promote multi-disciplinary, multi-domain and multi-level exchanges and cooperation between east china normal university and the university of central arkansas (uca).the uca confucius institute will align its various activities with the goals defined by the university of central arkansas strategic plan to promote cultural diversity in the university community.
confucius institute would like to announce its thirteen-year anniversary!
-this year marks ucaci’s thirteenth anniversary at uca this september!
-uca has the only chinese major throughout arkansas.
-students can enroll in either the traditional or business chinese language tracks.