About Confucius Institute of Rutgers University (CIRU)

CIRU aims to broaden Chinese language instruction, promote Chinese culture, spur the development of Chinese Studies, and advance a wide range of cultural exchanges of the U.S. and China.

Academic Lectures, Conferences and Workshops

CIRU organizes lectures, conferences, and training workshops every year to bring professors and leading specialists to discuss a range of topics pertaining to China.

Learn Chinese!

We run a variety of Chinese classes, workshops and lectures about language, culture, history and other topicsĀ  - both at Rutgers and for the community.

Study in China

CIRU runs summer camp programs in China for high school students, college students and school administrators, giving an opportunity to immerse in Chinese language and culture.

K-12 Activities

CIRU runs a variety of activities and programs geared towards K-12 as well as support for Chinese language teachers in schools across New Jersey.

Chinese Cultural Performances

CIRU sponsors yearly performances showcasing various Chinese performing arts such as wushu, Chinese ethnic dances, Chinese Kun Opera among many others.

Support for CIRU

 The Confucius Institute at Rutgers University (CIRU) welcomes your financial support. It will help us expand many of our activities and enrich the cultural life of the community. Donations and gifts may be made to the CIRU through the Rutgers University Foundation.

Rutgers University Foundation is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Gifts made through the foundation are deductible for federal income, gift, and estate tax purposes.
You can contribute in one of two ways!

Contact Us


Confucius Institute at Rutgers University(CIRU)
24 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

P: (848) 932-2490
F: (732) 932-7324
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