Duke Kunshan University

Innovative Education for the Future. Now.

A dynamic, innovative and global institution, Duke Kunshan University blends liberal education with Chinese tradition in a new approach to elite higher education in China. The university’s rigorous academic offerings require students to master academic material, generate new ideas, and develop creative solutions to the world's challenges.

Recent News

  • Duke Kunshan University held its opening convocation to welcome the university’s first students and faculty members and celebrate the beginning of academic operations on Wed, August 20. The...
  • On July 11 the MMS: DKU program welcomed its first class of students at its U.S. base, Duke University’s  Fuqua School of Business, in Durham, North Carolina. Students from 8 different countries becam...
  • Shenglan Tang, director of the DKU Global Health Research Center, provides commentary for the July 2014 issue of The Economist Intelligence Unit:   Ancient enemy, modern imperative: A time for greater...
  • The Global Health Research Center, DKU’s flagship research center, has recently been awarded three research grants that will fund the Center’s research projects in climate change, health-care policy a...
  • The Duke Kunshan University Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting May 25 in Beijing. The board, chaired by G. Richard Wagoner, Jr., former Chairman and CEO of General Motors, and comprised of dist...
  • Mary Brown Bullock, Executive Vice Chancellor of DKU, was quoted in this week's China Daily report on the rising numbers of US-China exchange students, thanks to both countries' increasing efforts to...

Undergraduate Global Learning Semester

The Global Learning Semester is an innovative liberal arts study abroad program. Students enrolled in undergraduate institutions around the world spend the fall or spring semester at DKU and engage in interdisciplinary classes in global health; the humanities; physical, biological, and social sciences; and Chinese language, all taught by Duke faculty members.

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Master of Science in Global Health

The DKU Master of Science in Global Health program is a new approach to learning about ways to prevent disease; the social, economic, political and environmental causes of disease; and effective strategies to increase health equity among the world’s rich and poor.

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Master of Science in Medical Physics

The DKU Master of Science in Medical Physics program provides the educational foundation and basic clinical knowledge needed for a career in medical physics. The program prepares graduates for employment in a variety of settings including academia, industry, clinical services, and government facilities.

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Master of Management Studies (MMS)

The ten-month Master of Management Studies: DKU program provides recent college graduates immersive learning experiences in the United States and China. Students learn concepts from each of the functional areas of business as they prepare to build their careers.

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