MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar

As a Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University student, you’ll take courses in Durham, NC, on campus at Duke University during the summer term, Fall Term 1 and Fall Term 2. With the beginning of Spring Term 1, your MMS: DKU cohort will travel to Kunshan, China, where you will complete the academic year at Duke Kunshan University’s campus.

The academic calendar for MMS: DKU students differs slightly from that of students in other DKU graduate programs. Below, you will find the complete MMS: Duke Kunshan academic calendar for 2017-2018. The main Duke Kunshan academic calendar can be viewed here.

 

2018-2019 MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar

Month

Date

Event

Location

July 20188-12- MMS International Student Bootcamp (for required students only)
- Math Review Course (for required students only)
Durham, US
 13-14Program Launch (mandatory for all students)
 15Accounting Review (strongly recommended for all students)
 16Summer Term classes begin (Monday)
August 201824Summer Term classes end
 27-28Summer Term exams
September 20186Fall Term 1 classes begin
October 201816Fall Term 1 classes end
 18-20Fall Term 1 exams
 21-28FALL BREAK
 29Fall Term 2 classes begin
November 201822-23THANKSGIVING BREAK
December11Fall Term 2 classes end
 13-15Fall Term 2 exams
 16WINTER BREAK BEGINS
January 20194-5Arrival in KunshanKunshan, China
 6-7Orientation & Team Changeover (mandatory for all students)
 8Spring Term 1 classes begin
February 20192-16CHINESE NEW YEAR BREAK 
March  20191Spring Term 1 classes end
 5Spring Term 2 classes begin
 18-31SPRING BREAK
April 20195CHINESE QINGMING HOLIDAY 
May 20191CHINESE LABOR HOLIDAY
 9Spring Term 2 classes end
 17Class of 2019 MMS: Duke Kunshan Commencement Ceremony

2019-2020 MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar

Month

Date

Event

Location

July 2019

8-11

International Student Bootcamp (as required by admissions)

Durham, US

 

8-11

Math Review Course (as required by admissions)

 

12-13

Program Launch (mandatory for all students)

 

14

Accounting Review (strongly recommended for all students)

 

15

Summer Term classes begin

August 2019

23

Summer Term classes end

 

26-28

Summer Term exam period

August- September

29-4

Break

September 2019

5

Fall Term 1 classes begin

October 2019

15

Fall Term 1 classes end

 

17-19

Fall 1 Exams

 

20-27

Fall Break

 

28

Fall Term 2 classes begin

November 2019

27-29

Thanksgiving Break

December 2019

10

Fall Term 2 classes end

 

12-14

Fall 2 Exams

 

15

Winter Break begins

January 2020

4-5

Arrival in Kunshan

Kunshan, China

 

6-7

Orientation & Team Changeover (mandatory for all students)

 

8

Spring Terms classes begin

January to February

22-2

Chinese New Year Break

March 2020

23-29

Spring Break

April 2020

3-5

Chinese Qingming Holiday

May

1-3

Chinese Labor Holiday

 

6

Spring Terms classes end

May

15

Class of 2020 MMS: Duke Kunshan Commencement Ceremony

 

* Please note that the calendar is subject to change. 

Interested in learning more about the MMS: DKU academic calendar or schedule? Contact us with any questions, or begin the admissions process today! We would be glad to offer any necessary assistance as you begin applying.

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University academic calendar includes collaborative, rigorous business education courses on campus at both Duke University in Durham, NC and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China.