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CI-MSU Leads in Chinese Language learning
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CIMSU

Confucius Institute at Michigan State University

Experience Chinese

Established in May 2006, the Confucius Institute at MSU (CI-MSU) is a collaborative effort of Michigan State University, Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and the Open University of China. CI-MSU offers innovative programs and services to meet the rising demand for high-quality Chinese language and culture education worldwide. Our missions include:

  • Meet the ever-increasing demand for Chinese education in the U.S.; promote Chinese culture and language worldwide.
  • Provide quality Chinese learning materials and experience to both K-12 students and adults.
  • Develop new teaching resources and for teachers and schools as well as provide consulting to existing teachers and school districts.
  • Conduct research on issues specific to teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
  • Reform and create an innovative & effective learning and teaching system for Chinese language and culture.

Continuation Agreement

View the Agreement on the Continuation of the Confucius Institute at Michigan State University.

CI-MSU Programs
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CIMSU provides annual conferences and workshops to train Chinese language teachers and promote the development of Chinese programs in K-12 schools.
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CI-MSU has many course offerings, including 1A to 4B and AP online Chinese courses.
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CI-MSU provides summer camps, culture kiosk and other outreach activities and events..
Online Course Feedback

Still looking for quality online Chinese courses? Not sure whether an online Chinese course will work for your kids or not? Check out what students and parents are saying about our online Chinese courses. The video is based on interviews with students who enrolled in our online Chinese courses in 2017.

 

Highlights
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4,000+
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Students Enrolled in Online Chinese Courses
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Chinese language teachers annually trained through conferences and workshops
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Community Outreach Events

Links to Other MSU Chinese Programs
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certificate CHINESE TEACHER CERTIFICATION
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Michigan State University’s Teacher Preparation Department offers a Chinese Experimental Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program.
For admissions information please go to the program's admissions information.
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CI-MSU does not offer any college level Chinese. All college level Chinese is offered through the Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages (L&L) Department within MSU’s College of Arts and Letters.
For information about college level Chinese, please visit the Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African language website.
globe ASIAN STUDIES CENTER
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The Asian Studies Center at Michigan State University is part of International Studies & Programs (ISP). It has been named a National Undergraduate Resource Center (Title VI NRC) since 2000 by the U.S. Department of Education, directs one of the largest, most diverse programs of education about Asia in the Midwest.

The Confucius Institute has been a very important part of Michigan State University, and to the State of Michigan.

June Pierce Youatt

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, MSU

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Confucius Institute at MSU
253 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 355-3801
Fax: (517) 432-4797