Duke University opens for enrollment
Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, opened its doors for enrollment, making it the fourth joint venture between universities in China and foreign countries since 2004.
Established by Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Wuhan University in Hubei province, it was approved in September by the Ministry of Education.
“We are aiming to recruit 80 to 100 postgraduate students in the first year and will be welcoming more students in the future,” Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead said.
The first joint venture between Chinese and foreign universities to be headquartered in China is the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, established in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, in 2004. Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, established by Xi’an Jiaotong University and the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, followed suit in 2006. New York University Shanghai opened its doors in 2012.