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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

After countless hours of coding and bug reports, the University of Kentucky International Center is excited to announce its newly redesigned website, now available at

Monday, September 18, 2017

The University of Kentucky will soon officially open its Global Model Confucius Institute. The dedication ceremony will take place on September 25, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Lucille Little Fine Arts Library ground floor. UK leaders and presidents of Shanghai University, Jilin University, and Beijing Language and Culture University will be present to officially dedicate the newly renovated space, which has been designed to be a welcoming and functional base for UK's Confucius Institute.

Following the ribbon cutting, a celebratory performance of Inner Mongolian Dances and Music will be held in Singletary Center’s Recital Hall from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

As the Chinese Lunar New Year approached, University of Kentucky Libraries presented  an exhibition featuring two slide shows and a display of "Celestial Horses" in honor of the Year of the Horse. All three displays were shown  in the  William T. Young Library.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

The UK Arts in HealthCare program teamed up with music therapists, dancers, singers and musicians to present a Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 1, in the Albert B. Chandler Hospital's Pavilion A Auditorium.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014


Lexington, Kentucky, known as the horse capital of the world, this year celebrated the Year of the horse. The Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky brought several cultural activities to the local community and schools to mark this occasion. Starting from Jan 25th, these engaging activities have been well-received by students, teachers, and community members alike.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The relationship between two of the world's largest powers, the U.S. and China, continues to expand and become increasingly multifaceted. The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute, UK's gateway to China, presented a talk by David Adams, a former administrator of the Fulbright Scholar Program, on the importance of the countries' partnerships in education.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Several scholarships, fellowships and grant opportunities to study and teach in China have been made available to University of Kentucky students and faculty through the UK Confucius Institute and partner universities in China.