China Institute is the oldest bicultural, non-profit organization in America to focus exclusively on China. The Institute is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York as a school of continuing education, and its School of Chinese Studies, founded in 1933, is the oldest educational center of its kind in the United States. China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, art, and business. China Institute is the go-to resource on China—from ancient art to today’s business landscape and its rapidly shifting culture. Their programs, school, and gallery exhibitions bring to life the depth, complexity and dynamism of China.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): James B. Heimowitz (President)
Leader gender: Male