Academic Calendar – Master of Management Studies | Duke Kunshan University

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for MMS: DKU Kunshan students differs from that of students in other Duke Kunshan graduate programs. The main Duke Kunshan academic calendar can be viewed here.

2019-2020 MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar
Month Date Event Location
July 2019 8-11 - International Student Bootcamp (as required by admissions)
- Math Review Course (as required by admissions)
Durham,
U.S.
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 en
12-14 Fall 2 Exams
15 Winter Break begins
January 2020 4-5 Arrival in Kunsha 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 2020 1-4 Chinese Labor Holiday
6 Spring Terms classes end
15 Class of 2020 MMS: Duke Kunshan Commencement Ceremony

*Please note that the calendar is subject to change.

2020-2021 MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar
Month Date Event Location
July 2020 6-9 - Business, Communication & Culture (as required by admissions)
- Math Review Course (as required by admissions)
Durham,
U.S.
10-11 Program Launch (mandatory for all students)
12 Accounting Review (strongly recommended for all students)
13 Summer Term classes begin
August 2020 21 Summer Term classes end
24-26 Summer Term exams
August- September 27-2 Break
September 2020 3 Fall Term 1 classes begin
October 2020 13 Fall Term 1 classes end
15-17 Fall 1 Exams
18-25 Fall Break
26 Fall Term 2 classes begin
November 2020 25-27 Thanksgiving Break
December 2020 8 Fall Term 2 classes end
10-12 Fall 2 Exams
13 Winter Break begins
January 2021 4-5 Arrival in Kunshan Kunshan,
China
6-7 Orientation & Team Changeover (mandatory for all students)
8 Spring Term 1 classes begin
Feburary 2021 7-19 Chinese New Year Break
March 2021 5 Spring Term 1 classes end
8 Spring Term 2 classes begin
22-28 Spring Break
April 2021 3-5 Chinese Qingming Holiday
May 2021 1-4 Chinese Labor Holiday
7 Spring Terms classes end
14 Class of 2021 MMS: Duke Kunshan Commencement Ceremony

*Calendar subject to change