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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.


  • 56 students from Singapore at Northwestern:
  • 31 Undergraduate
  • 19 Masters
  • 6 Doctoral
For historical data, visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.
  • 4 Northwestern undergraduate students in Singapore


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
National University of Singapore

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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600+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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Due to the irregularities in student mobility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this document contains data from 2019, the last full academic year prior to the imposed travel restrictions. All other information is up to date as of September 2021. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.