The Confucius Institute offers non-credit Chinese classes including Survival Chinese, Business Chinese and Introductory-level language classes each semester.  Culture classes are offered on an ongoing basis. Enrollment forms for each session are due 1 week prior to the start of class.  Join the CI for a course in Chinese language, Taiji or bring the whole family to the Iowa City Family Class!

Enrollment will be accepted by mail or e-mail by sending and an enrollment form, the required waiver for Taiji course and a check or money order made payable to the Confucius Institute to:

The Confucius Institute
International Programs
The University of Iowa
1120 University Capitol Centre
Iowa City, IA 52242-5500
Email: confucius@uiowa.edu

Enrollment Forms and Waivers

Language Courses

Iowa City Community Language Courses

Culture Courses

Iowa City Taiji required waiver

Cultural Events

Chinese Name Pronunciation Workshop, Calligraphy Workshop, Culture Celebrations, Guest Speakers-please email confucius@uiowa.edu

Johnson County Senior Center Discount

Members of the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center receive a 10% discount off of all Confucius Institute per session course tuition fees.


Refunds for full tuition are available during the first week of a course, half tuition for the second week of a course for students that must drop the course. No refunds are available after the second week of the course.