The Confucius Institute at UC Davis closed, effective Aug. 15, 2020, as campus explores broader educational and cultural opportunities. Read more.

The first in the world to focus on Chinese food and beverage culture, the Confucius Institute at UC Davis brought both modern and traditional cultural events and workshops to our campus and greater community. Complementing UC Davis' unique strengths in food sciences, viticulture and enology, and agriculture, the Confucius Institute promoted understanding of Chinese food and beverage culture, encourages conversation between industries, and created a community around art, culture, food and tea.