Master of Management Studies

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 2016-2017. The main Duke Kunshan academic calendar can be viewed here.

2016-2017 MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar

Month

Date

Event

Location

July 2016  5 - 8 - MMS Culture & Language Immersion (for required students only)
- Math Review Course (for required students only)
Durham, NC
  6 International Student Session (mandatory for F-1 visa students)
  11 Program Launch (mandatory for all students)
  12 - 13 Accounting Review (mandatory for all students)
  14 Summer Term classes begin
August 2016 23 Summer Term classes end 
  25 - 26 Summer Term exams
September 2016 1 Fall Term 1 classes begin
October 2016 11 Fall Term 1 classes end
  13 - 15 Fall Term 1 exams
  16 - 26 FALL BREAK
  27 Fall Term 2 classes begin
November 2016 23 - 25 THANKSGIVING BREAK
December 2016 9 Fall Term 2 classes end
  12 - 14 Fall Term 2 exams
  15 WINTER BREAK BEGINS
January 2017 3 - 4 Arrive in Kunshan

Kunshan, China

  5 - 6 Orientation & Team Changeover (mandatory for all students)
  9 Spring Term 1 classes begin
  22 CHINESE NEW YEAR BREAK BEGINS
February 2017 12 CHINESE NEW YEAR BREAK ENDS
  13 Classes Resume
March 2017 11 Spring Term 1 classes end
  13 Spring Term 2 classes begin
  26 SPRING BREAK STARTS
April 2017 5 SPRING BREAK ENDS
  6 Classes Resume
May 2017 1 CHINESE LABOR HOLIDAY
  10 Spring Term 2 classes end
  19 Class of 2017 MMS: DKU Commencement Ceremony

2017-2018 MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar

Month

Date

Event

Location

July 2017 10 - 14 - MMS International Student Bootcamp(for required students only)
- Math Review Course (for required students only)
Durham, NC
  14 Program Launch (mandatory for all students)
  15 - 16 Accounting Review (mandatory for all students)
  17 Summer Term classes begin (Monday)
August 2017 25 Summer Term classes end 
  28 - 29 Summer Term exams
August/September 30 - 2 Industry Career Intensives (optional)
September 2017 7 Fall Term 1 classes begin
October 2017 17 Fall Term 1 classes end
  19 - 21 Fall Term 1 exams
  22 - 29 FALL BREAK
  30 Fall Term 2 classes begin
November 2017 22 - 24 THANKSGIVING BREAK
December 2017 12 Fall Term 2 classes end
  14 - 16 Fall Term 2 exams
  17 WINTER BREAK BEGINS
January 2018 6 - 7 Arrive in Kunshan Kunshan, China
  8 - 10 Orientation & Team Changeover (mandatory for all students)
  11 Spring Term 1 classes begin
 February 2018 12 CHINESE NEW YEAR BREAK BEGINS
  25 CHINESE NEW YEAR BREAK ENDS
  26 Classes Resume
March 2018 14  Spring Term 1 classes end
  19 Spring Term 2 classes begin
April 2018 1 SPRING BREAK STARTS
  8 SPRING BREAK ENDS
  9 Classes Resume
May 2018 1 CHINESE LABOR HOLIDAY
  12 Spring Term 2 classes end
  18 Class of 2018 MMS: DKU 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.