Duke University : Global Education for Undergraduates

Duke Kunshan University
Undergraduate Global Learning Semester

"China is center-stage in today’s global economy, playing a role in nearly every professional path you may take. Your education isn’t complete without studying abroad in China, where you will gain an understanding of Chinese culture through real immersion with Chinese students at Duke Kunshan University."

Enjoy this Living-Learning Community with Faculty and Students from Around the World

Experience Inspiring Classroom Learning Integrated with Cultural Experiences

Choose interdisciplinary courses in the following areas of study:

  • Global Health
  • Business & Economics
  • Chinese & English language
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Physical & Natural Sciences

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Fall 2017 semester program
Priority Deadline:
March 1, 2017
Final Deadline: May 1, 2017

Spring 2018 semester program
Priority Deadline: Oct. 1, 2017
Final Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017
 

Duke Kunshan University is a Sino-American partnership between Duke University and Wuhan University. Located on the state-of-the-art Duke Kunshan University campus in Kunshan, China, the Duke Kunshan University Global Learning Semester is an innovative semester-long liberal arts education program for undergraduate students from around the world. The program is ideal for students who seek interactive classroom discussions, thrive on engagement with faculty and peers outside the classroom, and display a natural curiosity about the diversity of the world’s cultures. Students choose from a variety of interdisciplinary courses that will spark curiosity and cultivate critical thinking skills.

This semester-long program is offered in both the fall and spring.  Classes are taught in English by faculty from Duke University, Duke Kunshan University, and other prestigious institutions. While at Duke Kunshan University, students enjoy access to the extensive online resources from the Duke University Libraries. 

Students successfully completing the Duke Kunshan University Undergraduate Global Learning Semester program will receive Duke University course credit.  For non-Duke students, these course credits can be transferred to your home institution. Click here for details on courses and faculty at the Duke Kunshan University Undergraduate Global Learning Semester

    • Kunshan Innovation Scholarship Program
    • Kunshan Innovation Scholarship Program

    • Welcoming students to Duke Kunshan University
    • Welcoming students to Duke Kunshan University

    • Students
    • Students

    • Kunshan Opera
    • Kunshan Opera

    • Holi celebration
    • Holi celebration

    • Kunshan's skyline
    • Kunshan's skyline

    • Welcome to Kunshan!
    • Welcome to Kunshan!

  • A view from downtown Kunshan