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There is a wide variety of financial assistance available for students and faculty pursuing Chinese studies at the University of Hawai’i. Students and faculty are encouraged to contact their departments, as well as look for national and international funding opportunities… Read more


The Center for Chinese Studies serves as a place where students and faculty can interact, learn, and study about China, in depth across a range of academic disciplines, and contribute to broader understandings and appreciation of Chinese society and culture… Read more


Our CCS community consists of many different people from diverse backgrounds and interests. Student or teacher, in academia or industry, our members share a keen interest in China’s past, present, and future. Visit here and get to know our community… Read more

Study Abroad

While the Center for Chinese Studies does not currently host or run any study abroad programs, we have gathered the following links to programs being run by other offices… Read more

Confucius Institute at UHM, 2006-2019

The Confucius Institute at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa was established through a partnership between the Confucius Institute Headquarters, which is affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, and the University of Hawai‘i. It was operated jointly by UH Mānoa’s Center for Chinese Studies and the Office of Confucius Institutes at the Beijing Foreign Studies University. Established on November 6, 2006, it was tasked with responding to local and national needs in promoting education about Chinese language and culture. It closed on May 31, 2019.

History of the CI-UHM, 2006-19

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