& African American Studies - The African & African-American
Studies Program is designed to establish coordinated interdisciplinary
study of the history and culture, the social and economic issues,
and the political institutions and processes that have shaped the
experiences of people of African ancestry.
Asia-America Institute in Transnational
Law - A joint project with the Univ. of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, the
Institute addresses the educational needs of professionals and students,
in law and business, who are already engaged in or plan to enter transnational
practice in Asia or work in corporations and financial institutions
conducting business there.
Asian & African Languages & Literatures
- The AALL department's curriculum is based on a theoretical perspective
that examines contemporary national and ethnic cultures of Asia &
Africa within a global context. Its mission is to foster a view of
literature and culture at once indigenous and global, informed by
local histories of internal development as well as by theories of
Studies Institute - The Asian/Pacific Studies Institute (APSI),
established in 1981, supports and coordinates academic endeavors involving
East and Southeast Asian cultures and society undertaken by scholars
and students at Duke University and in the Southeast region of the
for International Business Education & Research (CIBER) -
CIBER was established by Fuqua to internationalize the school's teaching
and research programs. The Center has facilitated incorporating international
content into core courses, developing specialized international electives,
and enrolling students in foreign language courses.
for International Studies - Organizes interdisciplinary initiatives
including research programs, conferences, and courses that focus on
the study of global concerns such as economic globalization, international
law, new regional security issues, rethinking approaches to area studies,
and globalization and the arts. Funding for the Center for International
Studies is supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation, The Ford Foundation, and other foundations and
Center for International
Studies Graduate Awards for Research & Training - provide
funding to graduate students working on international, regional or
comparative research for travel to research and archival sites inside
and outside the continental United States, attendance at specialized
conferences, and foreign language and methods training.
for International Studies Overseas Summer Research Awards - Afford
opportunities for full-time Duke undergraduates to complement classwork
with research experience in a different social and cultural setting.
Awards are offered under three categories: Continuing Students, Latin
American Economic Development, and the Oceans Connect
Area Studies - Comparative Area Studies (CAS) offers a major and
minor to undergraduate students interested in the interdisciplinary
study of societies and cultures of a particular region of the world,
complemented with a concentration in a second world area and comparative
study of international issues.
Wallace Center for Communications & Journalism - The DeWitt
Wallace Center was founded on the premise that free news media are
essential to the sustainability of democracy. The Center offers graduate
and undergraduate courses on media policy, hosts international policy
development conferences and offers visiting fellowships and lectureships.
Duke Center for International
Development (DCID) - The Duke Center for International Development
(DCID) facilitates the concentration of intellectual energies on specific
policy problems related to international development, and provides
a mechanism for interdisciplinary collaboration among scholars, professionals
and technical experts.
Duke Journal of Comparative &
International Law (DJCIL) - Published on a semi-annual basis,
DJCIL draws upon the Law School faculty's academic specialties and
the School's J.D./LL.M in International and Comparative Law degree
program. The journal publishes articles from international scholars
and practitioners as well as student notes.
Duke MBA - Cross Continent (Fuqua)
- The Duke MBA - Cross Continent program allows high-potential young
managers to earn an internationally-focused MBA degree from Duke University
in less than two years utilizing a combination of traditional and
online instruction that minimizes the disruption of careers and family
Duke MBA-Global Executive (Fuqua)
- An innovative master's degree program for executives and high-potential
managers of global corporations, the program's unique format combines
multiple international program sites with advanced interactive technologies,
allowing Global Executive students to work and live anywhere in the
world while enrolled.
Duke University & Medical Center
International Office - Provides information and assistance on:
visas; travel to the U.S.; study, research and work options in the
U.S.; international student and scholar statistics; and health care
and patient services. Links to U.S. government sites such as the Dept.
of State, U.S. embassies and consulates, and the INS.
Institute in Transnational Law - Exemplary of its strong commitment
to international and comparative legal studies, The
Duke University School of Law, with the cooperation and assistance
of the Faculty
of Law of the University of Geneva, offers an annual four-week
summer Institute in Transnational Law.
Asia - See Asian/Pacific
Studies Institute, Asian
and African Languages and Literatures, Program
in Asian Security Studies, Asia
America Institute in Transnational Law, and the East Asian Cultural
and Institutional Studies site.
for International Students - The EIS program was created by the
Graduate School to help international students improve their speaking
and writing skills and prepare for greater success in their academic
work. The program offers two courses: oral communication and academic
writing. The Graduate School recognizes how important it is for international
students to have strong language skills and these courses receive
the same credit as courses in the disciplines.
Studies - As a European Union Center, and National Resource Center
on Western Europe, the Center for European Studies (CES) promotes
programs, courses, and research that directly address questions concerning
contemporary Europe, and the European Union.
Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships - The purpose of
the fellowships is to encourage the study or use of foreign languages
in combination with international or area studies.
Languages & Literatures - Offers innovative undergraduate
and graduate programs that combine the best of past traditions, cutting
edge research, and pedagogy.
Global Capital Markets Center -
The GCMC, a joint venture of Fuqua and Duke's School of Law, seeks
to increase scholarship, collaboration and teaching in the development
and regulation of global capital markets, and to provide a forum for
scholars, professionals, business people and policy makers to share
and integrate information and ideas.
Equity & Democratic Governance - A seminar that explores how global
economic changes are affecting the distribution of wealth and well
being among and within nations.
School Admissions - Provides information on applying to Duke for
prospective graduate students. All application requirements discussed
pertain to both U.S. and international students. Items of special
relevance to foreign applicants are given throughout, however, and
international applicants should pay particular attention to these
& Area Studies Library Collections - Area-specific library
resources and services, including African Studies, Canadian Studies,
Caribbean Studies, East Asian Studies, Great Britain, British Commonwealth,
and Ireland, Latin America, Spain and Portugal, Middle East, Slavic
Studies, South Asia, and Western Europe.
& Area Studies Research Databases - Online and Web/CD-ROM
research databases indexing texts pertaining to international and/or
Center at the Fuqua School of Business - serves as the focal point
and coordinating center for international activities throughout the
business school. The Center coordinates Fuqua's multiple international
endeavors, in order to leverage the many past, current and future
international contacts and associations of the individual degree programs.
International Center's goal is to provide support and international
educational opportunity for the MBA community by fostering cross-cultural
interactions through outreach and programming.
& Comparative Law - offers
a highly qualified faculty and a wide variety of courses, activities,
and programs for students who focus on international legal studies.
Students can study public or private international law as a complement
to their JD curriculum. Or they can specialize in international and
comparative law by studying in the JD/LLM program, taking courses
over two summers and three academic years. Foreign lawyers can earn
an LLM in one year.
International Documents Collection
- The international documents collection includes documents from the
European Union, the United Nations, and other international governmental
organizations (IGOs). It comprises over 368,000 items in paper, microform
and electronic formats.
House - provides orientation upon arrival, programs which pair
internationals with U.S. Americans for friendship or language practice,
spouses activities, problem solving and advice, a loan closet for
furniture and kitchen items, an emergency loan fund, special activities
and information on local attractions and travel in the US. Provides
orientation and relocation services for foreign scholars and their
families. Areas of assistance include: housing, transportation, schools/daycare,
health insurance, spouses group, trips and activities.
Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies
- A unique consortium of programs committed to revitalizing notions
of how knowledge is gained and exchanged. Participants from a broad
range of disciplines converge to explore intellectual issues, such
as race and race relations, the legacy of the African-American experience,
equality and opportunity among diverse populations, and the implications
of accelerated globalization.
American & Caribbean Studies - Oversees and coordinates graduate
and undergraduate education in Latin American and Caribbean Studies,
and promotes research and dissemination of knowledge about the region.
The Center offers two certificate options for graduate students plus
a certificate for undergraduate students.
Research Guides - Research guides on a variety of legal topics
highlighting the best resources for research in both electronic and
paper formats. Topics include: Canadian Legal Research, Council of
Europe, English Law, European Union, Foreign & Comparative Law,
GATT, NAFTA, Treaties, United Nations.
Law School Graduate
Programs for International Students - Information on the LL.M.
(Master of Laws) and S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science) graduate
degree programs for international students in the School of Law.
Law School International
Alumni Newsletter - An annual newsletter for International Alumni
of the Duke University School of Law.
Law School International
Programs - A page of links to resources for International students
considering applying for the law school's LL.M. program.
School Visiting Scholars & Researchers Program - designed
to provide an opportunity for international scholars to pursue their
own research interests at the Duke Law School. During 1999-2000, visitors
came from Canada, England, Finland, Germany, Japan & Korea and
included a judge, a prosecutor, an attorney, faculty members, &
American Studies - North American Studies is the first U.S. Dept.
of Education National Resource Center devoted to the study of North
America as a region. It focuses on the political, social, & cultural
consequences of regionalization, and attempts to place them within
the long history of the interaction of Canada and Mexico with the
international studies program that seeks to supplement the continentally
based framework of area studies with a distinctly different overlay,
one that highlights the linkages and exchanges across oceans.
of Study Abroad - The Office of Study Abroad encourages al Duke
undergraduates to seek a meaningful educational experience by studying
abroad for a year, semester, or summer on programs sponsored or approved
by Duke University. They provide a Reference Room for students to
explore their study abroad options, and advisors to assist in the
process. They also manage the Visiting International Students program,
faciliting Duke enrollment for non-degree seeking internationals who
come to Duke for a year, semester, or summer.
of Undergraduate Admissions - Provides information on applying
to Duke for prospective international undergraduate students.
Newsletter (School of Law) - The Law School's "Window on
the World," Passport features the exciting and interesting things
Duke Law School is doing in the global arena. Passport is published
yearly for alumni and friends of the Duke University School of Law
by the Office of External Relations.
Pratt School of Engineering International
Honors Program (IHP) - The objective of IHP is to encourage undergraduate
engineering students to study or work abroad in order to acquire a
greater understanding of the international arena in which engineering
and technological solutions to global problems are being applied.
in Asian Security Studies (PASS) - Given the increasing importance
of East Asia and the growing security concerns in this area, Duke
University established PASS in 1998. PASS sponsors conferences, seminars
and lectures to encourage critical research and discussion of East
Asian security policy issues.
Studies - Romance Studies offers undergraduate programs in French,
Spanish/Latin American, Italian and Portuguese Studies and a doctoral
graduate program in French and Hispanic Literatures.
of Law International Programs Admissions - The LL.M. and S.J.D.
programs are designed for foreign law graduates. Candidates must hold
a first degree in law - the J.D., LL.B., or the equivalent - from
an accredited or comparably recognized law school or law faculty in
their home countries.
Slavic Languages & Literatures
- Offers undergraduate and graduate work in Russian language, literature
and culture, as well as in Slavic linguistics and other Slavic languages.
Gender studies, history, semiotics, media and film, as well as aspects
of comparative literature and theory are indispensable components
of a modern concept of Slavic studies.
Slavic, Eurasian & East European Studies
- The Center for Slavic, Eurasian, & East European Studies funds
course development, organizes lectures, workshops and conferences,
sponsors visiting faculty, funds acquisition of additional library
resources, and engages in other activities to promote the study of
Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Asian Studies - South Asian Studies is part of The
Triangle South Asia Consortium, an educational cooperative composed
of the South Asia faculties of NCSU, Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill,
and NCCU, whose mission is to promote the scholarly study of the South
Institute for Security Studies (TISS) - T.I.S.S. is an interdisciplinary
consortium of Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NCSU, whose object
is to promote communication and cooperation across disciplines and
beyond the confines of each university in order to advance research
and education concerning national and international security.
International Undergraduate Program - Students admitted to this
program join regular Duke undergraduates in the Trinity College of
Arts and Sciences of Duke University as non-degree students for a
period of one semester or one year. Applicants should be full-time
students of a university or college in their home country.