Global Education

17 Faculties & Schools. 2,000 Modules Each Semester. Infinite Possibilities.

NUS offers a global and Asian experience that is broad, deep and rigorous. An NUS education is recognised as among the best in Asia, and the world. Whichever undergraduate or graduate programme students choose, their experience will be intellectually fulfilling within and outside the classroom.


Global Programmes



Our undergraduates can go on study-abroad programmes at over 300 top universities across 50 countries. Aspiring entrepreneurs can take the first step towards their dreams with a variety of opportunities, including our nine NUS Overseas Colleges offering internships in high-tech start-ups and classes at prestigious partner universities in some of the most enterprising hubs in the world.


Global Education At Home

Through collaborations with renowned partner universities to set up schools & programmes here, NUS students are provided with opportunities for a global experience and exposure right here “at home”.

Duke NUS

Duke-NUS was established in 2005 as a strategic collaboration between Duke University and NUS to complement NUS’ existing undergraduate medical school. The school's curriculum is patterned after that of the Duke University School of Medicine.

Yale NUS College

The Yale-NUS College, which was established in 2011 in collaboration with Yale University, offers a unique, leading edge, and paradigm-changing model in liberal arts education for the 21st century contextualized to Asia.

University Town

NUS University Town (UTown) welcomed its first batch of students in 2011. First of its kind in Singapore and the region, UTown is adapted from leading residential colleges in the world and combines the vibrancy of campus living with an exciting learning experience in a global setting – one that fosters a spirit of adventure, inquiry and enterprise.