UB College of Arts and Sciences

Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo

Part of a network of approximately 300 Confucius Institutes around the world, the Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo is dedicated to promoting the teaching of Chinese language and culture in Western New York. The institute is a collaborative initiative involving UB's Asian Studies Program, Capital Normal University, UB's longstanding partner in Beijing, and the Chinese Language Council International (Hanban). Major funding for the Confucius Institute comes from Hanban and the UB College of Arts and Sciences.

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Contact Information

Wenzhong (Eric) Yang

Executive Director



Xiaopeng (Peggy) Du

Associate Director



The Confucius Institute offices are located in 202-204 Baldy Hall, University at Buffalo, North Campus, Buffalo, New York 14260.