The Confucius Institute offers two sessions of non-credit Chinese 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 Mandarin Community (distance learning) and family class

Culture Courses

Iowa City Taiji required waiver

Cultural Events

Calligraphy Workshop-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.