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.

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  • (Students arrive on campus, Oct. 24. Photo by Jay Shen)

    DKU students will kick off the second half of the fall semester on the DKU campus this weekend. The students moved into the DKU Conference Center early Friday morning and were received by the Student...
  • DKU GHRC director Shenglan Tang surveys China’s health insurance schemes and proposes an array of reforms in a new policy memorandum by The Paulson Institute. China is one of a few developing countrie...
  • Kunshan, China -- Duke Kunshan University (DKU) has appointed Haiyan Gao as vice chancellor for academic affairs, DKU Executive Vice Chancellor Mary Brown Bullock announced today. Gao is the Henry New...
  • (Group photos in front of Jiming Temeple. Photo by John Rash)

    More than 50 students from Duke Kunshan University recently spent a weekend exploring the culture and history of Nanjing, led by the DKU Office of Student life and Manager of Student Activities John R...
  • The Global Health Research Center of DKU has recently been commissioned by the Center of Health Statistics and Information of the National Health and Family Planning Commission to undertake a survey i...
  • Group photo including Dr. Pan Lvde (far left), Director of Nuclear Medicine Dept. at Suzhou Municipal Hospital, Dr. Tim Turkington (2nd left), Dr. Wu Jinchang (far right), Director of Radiation Oncology Dept. at Suzhou Municipal Hospital, Dr. James Bowsher (middle), and DKU students.

    September 26, graduate students of DKU Medical Physics program went on an exciting field trip led by Dr. James Bowsher, Director of Graduate Studies of DKU Medical Physics, and Dr. Tim Turkington, Dir...

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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