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  • Dear Global Education Office:

    During my 15 weeks in Venezia, I never would have imagined that it would be so beautiful, so engaging, and just all around amazing. From taking a vaporetto everywhere to spending my spring break in the south of Spain. Everything was new and exciting. I have been…

  • Credit: Amanda Morrall
  • Major: Public Policy
  • Tags: Duke in Venice, Italy, Venice
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    We’ve been in Venice for two weeks now and are already thinking about how sad we will be when we have to leave. Not only because we love Venice, but also because getting to the airport is going to be such an ordeal, dragging our luggage across…

  • Credit: Matthew Rogers
  • Tags: Duke in Venice, Italy, Venice, summer
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    This is a picture of a fresh fruit market in Venice, Italy. Sure, they have grocery stores there, but nothing beats the food you buy from the morning markets. Food in Italy just tastes better, simple dishes taste extraordinary. Maybe it is the lust for life of…

  • Credit: Savannah McMullen
  • Major: History and Cultural Anthropology
  • Tags: Duke in Venice, Italy, Venice, summer
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    We have been home for two and a half weeks now, which means I have been reminiscing about Venice – nonstop – for the past...two and a half weeks, give or take. Honestly, our entire experience in Venice was unparalleled. Particularly memorable, however, was our half day…

  • Credit: Amanda Conway
  • Tags: Brodhead, Duke in Venice, Italy, Venice, summer
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Office of Study Abroad:

    Spending a summer term in Venice was one of the greatest things I've done in my life. As an art student, the original art and architecture were priceless to see in person. Not only did I form amazing relationships with the other students in the program,…

  • Credit: Brandi Feemster
  • Major: NULL
  • Tags: Duke in Venice, Italy, Venice
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    Duke in Geneva, simply put, was an unforgettable experience. Geneva's reputation as a global city provided countless opportunities to visit international NGOs such the United Nations, WTO, and ILO, as a way to expand upon my knowledge of international business. Additionally, its prime location in the middle…

  • Credit: Vadim Leonov
  • Tags: Amsterdam, Berlin, Duke in Geneva, Geneva, Prague, Switzerland, Venice, summer
  • Class at VIU

  • Students in a class at Venice International University, site of the Duke in Venice program.
  • Credit: Unknown
  • Tags: Italy, Venice
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    I didn't know a word of Italian. I knew nothing of Italian traditions, customs, culture, politics or history, save for nominal bits of information here and there.

    When I went to Venice, all of that changed. I became fascinated by the language, enraptured by the Zeitgeist of…

  • Credit: Andy Yun
  • Tags: Duke in Venice, Italy, Venice
  • Principe Pio - Madrid, Spain