The Confucius Institute at Tufts University (CITU) is a non-profit educational collaboration between Tufts and Beijing Normal University, the executive institution of Hanban, i.e., the Office of Chinese Language Council International. CITU aims to increase mutual understanding among people in China and in the United States through its effort to promote and support Chinese language and culture instruction and programming, and to facilitate and strengthen educational and cultural exchange and cooperation between the two institutions and the two countries.


The Confucius Institute at Tufts University was officially launched on June 24, 2015.