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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

The Confucius Institute at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa is a part of the university’s Center for Chinese Studies. Funded by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, it is operated jointly by UH Mānoa and the Beijing Foreign Studies University. It was established on November 6, 2006, and tasked with responding to local and national needs in promoting education about Chinese language and culture.

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