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Northwestern and Singapore

Northwestern and Singapore

From research collaborations to study abroad exchanges and dual degree programs, Northwestern offerings are broad and plentiful in Singapore.

Partnerships

Northwestern's partnerships with Singapore's most renowned universities provide a wide research network for our faculty, and allow both graduate and undergraduate students to enhance their Northwestern education through study abroad.

Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
INSEAD
Nanyang Technological University
  • Undergraduate Student Exchange > McCormick School of Engineering
National University of Singapore
Singapore Management University
  • Executive Education > Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Units and Groups

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers an education in the languages, cultures, and literature of Asia. Students will acquire linguistic and transcultural competence in one or more regions of Asia and learn to understand the continent as a dynamic site of international cultural relations.

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Asian Studies Graduate Cluster

Faculty in the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster (ASGC) offer comprehensive yet focused exposure to Asian cultures, histories, and societies, with an emphasis on transdisciplinary research and methodologies. The program trains graduate students in advanced research and interdisciplinary studies across the humanities and social sciences.
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Students

Northwestern students from Singapore vastly enrich our campus and education, and Northwestern students who elect to study in Singapore get a taste of its culture there and can bring it back to campus.

  • 10 Northwestern students in Singapore:
  • 7 Undergraduate
  • 3 Graduate
7 undergraduate students and 3 MBA students on exchange.

For historical data, visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.

  • 61 students from Singapore at Northwestern:
  • 30 Undergraduate
  • 22 Masters
  • 9 Doctoral

Alumni

580+Northwestern alumni are based in Singapore.

The NU-Kellogg Club of Singapore offers social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Singapore. Other ways to get or stay involved can be found here.

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Download the Northwestern and Singapore Brief — a compressed version of the information featured on this page.

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This webpage contains data from the 2018-2019 academic year. Data from 2019-2020 will be released in Fall 2020. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.