About | Duke Kunshan University

About Duke Kunshan

Duke Kunshan University is a partnership of Duke University and Wuhan University to create a world-class university offering a range of academic programs and conferences for students from China and throughout the world. Duke Kunshan is located in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, China.

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Duke Kunshan welcomed its first group of students in August 2014, initially offering graduate degrees as well as semester-long programs for undergraduate students enrolled at Duke and other universities.

In August 2018, Duke Kunshan welcomed its inaugural undergraduate class. The four-year bachelor’s degree program is based in the liberal arts and sciences tradition that emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and exploration.

A state-of-the art campus covers a 200-acre area in Kunshan's Yangcheng Lake Science and Technology Park. Located in close proximity to both Shanghai and Suzhou, and connected to both by high-speed rail, the city of Kunshan is a center for business and high-tech research and manufacturing, and has one of the fastest growing economies in China.

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Welcome to Duke Kunshan’s Virtual Campus Tour! Take our online guided tour to see the Duke Kunshan University campus at any time, from any location.
Meet Duke Kunshan’s leadership team.
Find out more about Duke Kunshan’s unique history and the traditions of excellence that have shaped its development.
Find out how studying in China could be the right choice for you.
Keep up with the latest news at Duke Kunshan University.
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Here‘s a guide on how to reach our campus, including the nearest airports and high-speed railway station, public bus routes and driving instructions.