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
8 Spring Terms classes end
15 Class of 2020 MMS: Duke Kunshan Commencement Ceremony

*Calendar subject to change.

2020-2021 MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Calendar
Month Date Event Location
August 2020 25-28 International Student Bootcamp (ISB) (optional, unless required by admissions) Durham, U.S.
25-28 Math Review Course [optional, unless required by admissions
29 Orientation (mandatory for all students)
September 2020 1 Accounting Review (strongly recommended for all students)
2 First Day of Classes
7 Labor Day. Classes in session (if in US)
29 Summer Term classes end
October 2020 1-3 Summer Term exams
7 MSTeM Elective Class begins
8 Fall 1 Session begins
November 2020 17 Fall 1 Session ends
19-21 Fall 1 Exams
22-29 Fall and Thanksgiving Break
30 Fall 2 Session begins
December 2020 19 Winter Break begins
January 2021 11 Fall 2 Classes resume
18 Martin Luther King Holiday [no classes]
19 M/TH Classes held on Tuesday
20 T/F Classes held on Wednesday
29 Fall 2 Session ends
February 2021 1-3 Fall 2 Exams
10 Team Changeover (mandatory for all students)
11 Spring 1 Session begins
March 2021 23 Spring 1 Session ends
25-27 Spring 1 Exams
March-April 2021 28-8 Spring Break
April 2021 9-10 Arrival in Kunshan Kunshan, China
11 Program Re-launch
12 Spring 2 Session begins
May 2021 28 Spring 2 Session ends
June 2021 3 Class of 2021 MMS DKU Commencement Ceremony

* Terms in the US for Class of 2021 are extended till Spring 1 as a response to COVID-19. Calendar subject to change.