Grants For Graduate Study And Research Abroad


This page lists resources useful for discovering study and research opportunities abroad.  Some websites can only be accessed by Duke users through the Duke University Libraries Catalog.

Academy for Educational Development


AED offers the PPIA Fellowship Program and the National Security Education Program Graduate International Fellowships.  The site provides information on international exchanges, fellowships and training opportunities.

Commonwealth Universities Yearbook

Duke Law Library Reference --- LB2331.65.C65 C65 1994

Lists universities, addresses, contact numbers, departments, faculty, and general study information for universities of the former Commonwealth countries (e.g., U.K., India, Canada, Australia).

Directory of Graduate & Undergraduate Programs & Courses in Middle East Studies in the United States, Canada & Abroad:

Middle East Association of North America


This online directory presents general information on institutions, courses and faculty members in Middle East studies, in all parts of the world, for those who are interested in or are pursuing studies or careers in this area.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund


This website lists continuously updated career and scholarship information for journalism students and professionals.

Educational Directories Unlimited


Educational Directories Unlimited is a commercial site with thousands of study-abroad programs in over 100 countries. Available also are links to travel essentials, products and services for the international student. The studyabroad.com/forum link, is included which contains a multitude of financial aid resources.

The Europa World Year Book

Perkins Library --- q 320.09 E89 W927x

This Yearbook provides detailed information on the political, economic, and commercial institutions of the world.

The European Union Encyclopedia and Directory

Perkins Reference --- q 382.914203 E89, C734x

A guide to information on the European Union, its member states, organizations, policies, etc.  It contains an extensive directory of information, including names, addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers for all the major Union organizations and its officials.  It also provides statistical data on trade, employment, and industrial production.

The Far East and Australasia

Perkins Library Reference Desk --- 315 F222

This serial provides detailed information on all countries in this area of the world.  This edition contains information on their geography, history and economies; their legal and educational systems; and their governments, diplomatic corps, political organizations, media, financial institutions.



This site generates both scholarship searches and college searches based on criteria selected by the user.


German American Resource Directory on the Internet


This site lists information on a broad range of predominantly American-supported programs fostering German-American cooperation, primarily in the social sciences. Listings include government, university, college, association, corporate and foundation resources. Also incorporates German resources for Germans and Americans.

Higher Education: A World-wide Inventory of Centers and Programs

Perkins Library Reference --- 378.0025 A465, H638, 2001

Inventories the missions, staff and resources of centers and programs at 187 institutions in 37 countries world-wide.



This site contains post-baccalaureate educational information, including a unique directory with comprehensive program listings categorized by curriculum and subdivided by geography.  Users select their desired curriculum and receive pages of thorough information through their browser software

International Handbook of Universities

Perkins Library--- q 378.058 I61x

Lists universities, addresses, contact numbers, departments, and general study information for most overseas universities.

International Research and Exchanges Board


Administers academic exchanges between the United States and Russia, the Newly Independent States (NIS), Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Mongolia and China. Lists a variety of programs as well as grant and fellowship opportunities.

International Scholarships Online


A financial aid and scholarship resource for international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find a comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.

National Science Foundation


The NSF encourages exchange in science and engineering. The site has an international component, providing links with valuable information on fellowships, grants and awards, summer institutes, workshops, research and education projects and international programs. Targeted for students as well as professionals.

Pitsco’s Launch to Grants and Funding


This site provides links to information on dozens of grant and funding sources.

Scholarship News


This site provides links to scholarships, grants, fellowships and internships for students. Listings are organized by topic.

The Smithsonian


Contains a fellowships link to Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study.

United States Department of State


This site offers comprehensive descriptions of all IIP programs, including the Fulbright Fellowship, as well as sections on policy issues, global and regional issues and IIP publications.

The World of Learning Online


This online reference provides detailed information on universities, colleges, schools of art and music, libraries, archives, learned societies, research institutes, museums and art galleries in more than 180 countries.

World Higher Education Database 2003-2004

Perkins Library Reference Computer disk on Reserve --- C218

The most comprehensive reference tool available in the field of higher education world-wide, the World Higher Education Database combines the latest databases of the IAU's International Handbook of Universities and the World List of Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education, all completely cross-referenced on one fully searchable CD-ROM, plus additional material such as profiles of higher education in each country. With exhaustive coverage of over 16,500 higher education institutions in more than 180 countries, accessible through a fast and easy-to-use interface, it is the most efficient way to find information about any higher education institution throughout the world.

World Wide Arts Resources


Focusing solely on the arts, this site provides links for funding sources, university programs and arts organizations all over the world.

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