Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh Confucius Institute (CI-PITT). CI-Pitt is a language and culture center dedicated to supporting the learning of Chinese language and culture for the greater public. CI-Pitt was founded in 2007 and was one of the first 25 Confucius Institute’s to be established worldwide. The Confucius Institute is a culture center developed and partially supported by the Confucius Institute Headquarters, Hanban.
CI-Pitt has one of the largest and most comprehensive Guest Teacher Programs in the United States and has hosted and trained over 144 guest scholars that served as Mandarin language teacher interns. Each semester CI-Pitt also offers Evening Chinese Program, Chinese Culture Corner, and short lessons on Chinese Culture.