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International Centers and Programs

Area Studies | Fuqua School of Business | Interdisciplinary Programs | Language, Literature, and Culture Studies | Nicholas School of the Environment | Pratt School of Engineering | School of Law
School of Medicine | Security Studies | Sanford Institute of Public Policy

Area Studies Programs

African & 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.

Asian/Pacific 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 United States.

Comparative 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.

European 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.

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 donors.

Latin 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.

North 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 U.S.

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.

South 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 Asian sub-continent.

Fuqua School of Business

Center 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.

Center for Research on New Organizational Forms for the Information Age (NOFIA) - NOFIA is directed towards evaluating strategic orientations and organization restructuring efforts within several countries to determine what strategies; structures, processes, and human resource initiatives will define organizational life in the 21st century.

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.

Duke MBA-Global Executive - 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 MBA - Cross Continent - 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 life.

International Center - serves as the focal point and coordinating center for international activities throughout Fuqua. 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.

Interdisciplinary Programs

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.

Globalization, Equity & Democratic Governance - A seminar that explores how global economic changes are affecting the distribution of wealth and well being among and within nations.

John Hope 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.

Oceans Connect - An 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.

Language, Literature & Culture Studies

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 cross-cultural influence.

Germanic Languages & Literatures - Offers innovative undergraduate and graduate programs that combine the best of past traditions, cutting edge research, and pedagogy.

Romance 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.

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.

Nicholas School of the Environment

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.

School of Law

International & 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.

Law School International Programs - A page of links to resources for international students considering applying for the law school's LL.M. program.

Passport Newsletter - 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.

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.

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.

International Alumni Newsletter - An annual newsletter for International Alumni of the Duke University School of Law.

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.

Duke-Geneva 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.

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.

School of Medicine

Security Studies

Program 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.

Triangle 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.

Sanford Institute of Public Policy

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.

DeWitt 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.
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