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

  • February 28, Kunshan – Duke Kunshan University welcomed the second class of the undergraduate Global Learning Semester (GLS) program at the program’s convocation on Saturday. A total of 66 undergradua...
  • Sitting in his office on Duke’s West Campus, Professor William Johnson reminds a visitor that “a university is not about the big tall oak trees and the beautiful gothic wonderland; it’s about a group...
  • February 11, Kunshan - Mr. Chen Deming, president of Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) and a standing committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conferen...
  • DURHAM, N.C., and KUNSHAN, CHINA -- Mary Brown Bullock, the founding executive vice chancellor of Duke Kunshan University (DKU), will retire from her post in summer 2015. She has served as the joint v...
  • January 31, Kunshan - Mr. Du Xiaogang, the acting mayor of Kunshan, led a delegation of government officials to visit Duke Kunshan University for the first time since he took office. During the visit,...
  • January 30, Kunshan – Dr. Li-Qun Xu, Chief Scientist of China Mobile Research Institute paid a visit to Duke Kunshan University (DKU). Dr. Xu met with DKU’s senior leaders and a global health research...

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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