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Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute
Kansas State University
Wildcat Landing, Suite 205
1800 Claflin Rd
Manhattan KS, 66502

Director, Xiangxing Max Lu 785-532-3688
Assoc. Director, Shijun Yan 785-532-3682
Language Teacher 785-532-3685
Fax 785-532-3686


News and Events

culinary Chinese Culinary Workshop

This is a pilot Chinese culinary workshop highlights the local Chinese restaurant chef to give you a hands-on practice to make your own delicious dishes. It also serves as a fun and relax occasion to learn and improve food safety knowledge from the inspectors of Kansas Department of Agriculture and socialize with people may have the same interest with you.

class Chinese Classes

The Confucius Institute offers practical and fun Mandarin Chinese classes for children and adults. Both beginners and experienced learners are welcome. We also have parent and child classes in which one or both parents/caregivers and their children learn the language together. Each course lasts for 5 weeks (10 sessions). Start time is negotiable. Additional sections may be added based on demand.

classChinese Class Party

On April 23, K-State Confucius Institute hosted an ending semester party for the students enrolled in the Institute's Chinese classes. Twelve students from 3 different classes and over 20 parents and teachers were able to participate.

kite flyingConfucius Institute Kite Flying Event

On Thursday April 20th, the K-State Confucius Institute invited the community members to fly kites together at City Park in order to increase understanding of the Chinese kite culture.

Welcome Our New Teacher, Dr. Licheng Liu

Dr. Liu joined the institute in late August 2016. He came to us from our Chinese partner - Jilin University. We look forward to working with him!