Study away at DKU.

We’re DKU’s Office of Global Education, it’s nice to meet you.
We’re here to help you every step of the way on your study away journey here in Kunshan.

Duke Kunshan University provides a 21st century liberal arts and sciences education that helps students develop a sense of social responsibility and global citizenship, as well as strong and transferable intellectual and practical skills such as communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, and a demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and skills in real-world settings.


Quick Facts.

Get acquainted with Duke Kunshan.

Where is DKU?

At the border of Shanghai and Suzhou, Kunshan city is an emerging, modern metropolis with a history dating back more than 2,000 years.

World-Class in Small Classes:

Small, discussion-based classes with average class sizes of 20 or fewer students and a student to faculty ratio of 7:1, executed under a world-renowned Duke-quality education.

A Modern Curriculum in a State-of-the-Art Home

DKU’s 21st Century Liberal Arts Curriculum prepares students for innovative responses to the big questions of our future. A new, state-of-the-art campus provides an ideal setting for a truly global community to gather. Every class is an inclusive, intercultural learning laboratory, where students and faculty bring their unique perspectives and diverse identities to every question asked and problem explored.

Wuhan & Duke

DKU is a joint-venture university between Duke University and Wuhan University.

A Balanced Immersion

At DKU, you will become part of a diverse community of student peers, faculty, and staff from China and across the world. Chinese (65%) and international students (35%) alike are embedded in an environment that necessitates daily cross-cultural engagement in and out of the classroom. Full immersion, but with the balance you need to thrive.

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