Duke Kunshan University

Introduction

Duke Kunshan University, a Sino-American partnership between Duke University in the US and Wuhan University in China, offers a Duke education in the dynamic and rapidly growing China. We currently have master’s programs in Environmental Policy, Global Health, Medical Physics and Management Studies.

At this truly international university, you will:

  • Receive a Duke University degree upon graduation
  • Have the opportunity to study at the Duke campus in Durham, NC, US
  • Learn from leading Duke and Duke Kunshan faculty (All courses are taught in English)
  • Live and learn on the state-of-the-art Duke Kunshan campus with students and faculty from all around the world
  • Cultivate critical thinking skills, acquire deep insights about China, and develop global leadership capabilities that will boost your educational and career opportunities
Duke Kunshan University

Location

The city of Kunshan lies between Shanghai and Suzhou in the heart of the Yangtze River Delta Region, one of the most developed areas in China. It is a national leader in economic growth and development, while also retaining a precious heritage of culture and the environment. Kunshan is less than a 20-minute train ride by high speed rail to Shanghai and Suzhou.

A free shuttle bus runs regularly between campus and downtown Kunshan, offering students easy access to off campus dining, local shopping, parks and the train station.

Duke Kunshan University

Student Housing

Living on campus and bonding with others outside the classroom is a key component of student life on the Duke Kunshan campus. The residence hall has many team rooms for self- and group-study, a coffee bar, student lounges, Ping-Pong table room, a laundry room with washers and dryers.

Typical suites have a living room, four private single bedrooms (or one two-bed bedroomand two single bedrooms) and two bathrooms with showers. Students will have the opportunity to choose their room type and match themselves with onesuitemate/roommate.

Amenities in a suite include study desks, chairs, lamps, single beds (two single beds in double rooms), closets, TVs, kettles, waste baskets, cleaning tools, and drinking water faucet at the sink.

Duke Kunshan University

Student Life

Student Affairs at Duke Kunshan University represents a unique blend of programs and services that strive to meet the needs of international students from globe-over. As a student at Duke Kunshan University, you will take part in a vast array of co-curricular activities–movie discussions, local excursions, community services, and arts and cultural events are just a sampling of experiences that will enrich your time here.

Student clubs and organizations are an exciting and important part of the Duke Kunshan University experience. These connect everybody outside their classrooms, provide leadership skills development and opportunities, and empower students culturally, socially, and intellectually.

Scholarships

Duke Kunshan University is committed to enrolling a highly talented, diverse and international student body. Scholarship support is available to help achieve these goals and we are dedicated to providing full or partial scholarships to students who need financial support.

Graduating Ready

At Duke Kunshan University, you will experience cross-cultural, peer-to-peer learning and be guided by faculty experts in their fields, to help you explore the paths to internships, jobs, graduate school programs, and more. Students will emerge an international citizen with broad perspectives.

Duke Kunshan University

Intellectually curious, globally minded, ambitious students—this is who Duke Kunshan University is looking for.

Interested? Begin the Duke Kunshan Journey here…

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

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Master

Master of Environmental Policy

Campus Full time September 2017 China Kunshan

Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time. [+]

Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time. Course Structure The four-semester, 16-course iMEP program is designed to capture the skills necessary for a new generation of environmental leaders. It is the first in the world to draw together the important core requirements in environmental management and public policy. These include economics, political science, sociology, history, law, statistics and environmental science. Year 1 Environmental Economics Statistics and Program Evaluation for Environmental Policy Environmental Policy Analysis 1 Elective Environmental Science Environmental Economics Policy Practicum Environmental Policy Process 1 Elective Year 2 Master's Project Capstone* 3 Electives Master's Project Capstone* Environmental Law, Governance and Regulation 2 Electives *Under faculty supervision, small groups of students will work with clients to develop solutions to real-world environmental policy challenges. International Opportunities Building on the strong relationship between the iMEP program and Duke University, iMEP students will have the opportunity to spend a semester at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA, where they will interact with the broader Duke faculty, gain additional English-language experience, and build networks with US-based contacts. At the same time, the program will bring students pursuing a master’s degree from the Nicholas and Sanford schools to Duke Kunshan, further increasing diversity and... [-]

Master of Management Studies

Campus Full time 10  July 2018 China Kunshan

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. [+]

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. Pursue a Hands-On Business Education with the MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Duke Kunshan University is pioneering a new model of education, training students to rethink the boundaries of global business through active experiential learning for a business education like no other. From our team-based structure, which mimics a collaborative corporate environment, to our instructional design and advanced curriculum, we teach you how to not only thrive in, but also help reinvent, the business world. Both inside and outside of the classroom, the MMS: Duke Kunshan program challenges students to become active thinkers, learners, teammates and leaders. Create the business career you want using the valuable resources a Duke Kunshan University business education has to offer. MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Courses & Curriculum The business world is booming, and you have 10 months to prepare. Beginning in July each year and running through mid-May, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program is organized into multiple 6- and 2-week terms, with a total of 15 courses. All courses are conducted in English, and Mandarin proficiency is not needed to attend the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. The streamlined MMS: Duke Kunshan curriculum... [-]

Contact

Duke Kunshan University

Address No. 8 Duke Avenue
215316 Kunshan, China
Website http://www.dukekunshan.edu.cn/
Phone +86 512 5777 9988