Important Reports on Confucius Institutes

Here are some of the most important studies, investigations and media reports about Confucius Institutes.

China’s Impact on the U.S. Education System (by United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), Feb. 2019)

Agreements Establishing Confucius Institutes at U.S. Universities Are Similar, but Institute Operations Vary (by United States Government Accountability Office, (GAO), Feb. 2019)

China’s Confucius Institutes: An Inquiry by the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission (by Benedict Rogers, (UK) Conservative Party Human Rights Commission, Feb. 2019)

Outsourced to China: Confucius Institutes and Soft Power in American Higher Education (by Rachelle Peterson, National Association of Scholars, Apr. 2017)

Confucius Institute: The hard side of China’s soft power (by John Sudworth, BBC, Dec. 2014)

Confucius Institutes: Academic Malware (by Marshall Sahlins, The Asia Pacific Journal, Nov. 2014)

Chinese Doubt their Own Soft Power Venture (by Lotus Yuan, Foreign Policy, Oct. 2014)

The Debate Over Confucius Institutes (China File, part 1, Jun. 2014; part 2, Jul. 2014)

China U. (by Marshall Sahlins, The Nation, Oct. 2013)