HSK Exam

Deadline to Register: February 25, 2018

Examination Date: March 24, 2018

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Class Cancellation

Class Cancellation

Due to inclement weather, there will be no Confucius Institute Chinese classes today, January 17, 2017. Chinese 101 and 102 will resume as normal next week and will be made up if necissary at the end of the semester.

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Confucius Classroom and Confucius Kids Classes

Spring Semester begins January 15, 2018

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Confucius Classroom: Home School Chinese

NEW from the Confucius Institute - Confucius Classroom Home School Chinese 

The Confucius Institute is proud to offer Chinese classes for Home School students 13 years old and up in the Lincoln area. These classes are intended to provide an education in Chinese language equivalent to what is offered in public high schools for home schooled teens. The course will have stricter expectations with clearly defined goals, homework, assignments, and occasional evaluations with the intention of building real proficiency in Chinese over 2-3 years.

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Documentary: My Life in China

Documentary on the American dream and identity for Chinese immigrants to the United States showing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 7 PM. Admission: $9.50

*Note: This event is not sponored by the Confucius Institute

My father fled the Cultural Revolution in 1966.  After risking his life to get to America, he started our family in Boston.  But when his restaurant went bankrupt and my mom got sick, he began to feel like he’d failed at the American Dream.  

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Sounds of China

Featuring an eight-member group of outstanding Chinese contemporary folk musicians, this performance melds traditional Chinese music with western compositions. Led by Composer/Artistic Director Jiuyue Ma (Beijing Olympics Gala, Xinjiang International Dance Festival), Sounds of China comes to Lincoln fresh off engagements in Vancouver, Denver and with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

September 28, 2016 7:30 PM at the Lied Center for Performing Arts

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Chinese Film Festival

Join us for the 2016 Chinese Film Festival. Free and open to the public!  Between September 30 and October 5, we will be showing three Chinese films at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center (313 N. 13th St. Lincoln, NE). The three films are Cold WarThe Great Magician, and Beijing, New York.

Friday, September 30: BEIJING, NEW YORK @ 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 1: COLD WAR @ 7 p.m.

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Classes Cancelled

Due to forecasted inclement weather, Confucius Institute classes at UNL will be cancelled today (Monday Jan 22) - in particular Confucius Classroom Home School. Stay warm. Stay safe. Classes will resume as normal next week unless we get another blizzard.

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Fall 2016 HSK Exam

Register by October 13th!

HSK is the official test administered by the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters to assess learners’ proficiency in Chinese language and to select participants for Conficius Institute Scholarships. The Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a test center for HSK and will hold the test twice every year. Anyone in Nebraska is welcome to register and participate in the test. Click here for more information.

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Chinese Bridge Summer Camp Information Session (Omaha)

In preparation for the 2018 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp, the Confucius Institute will be holding an information session for all interested students and parents on February 7th, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the University of Nebraska - Omaha (Scott Campus) Peter Kiewit Institute Rm. 157. This will be an opportunity for parents and students to ask questions and learn more about this opportunity to help them to decide if they wish to participate.

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