If you are just beginning your research about study abroad / study away and you want to learn more about the possibilities, this section of the Student Experience blog is for you! You are always invited to schedule an appointment with a GEO advisor for personalized guidance.

New Programs for Summer 2018

Four new Duke-In study abroad programs will be offered next summer: Duke in Chile, Duke in Cuba, Duke Middle East in Europe (based in Berlin, Germany), and Duke in Sri Lanka. Application opens November 1. Application deadlines vary, with some programs closing as early as December 1, 2017.


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Finance FAQ for Parents & Families

Eliminate unwanted surprises when you understand how the bursar’s office will handle billing for your student’s term(s) on study away.

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Study Away Myth Busters

Find out the top six things that people get wrong when sharing advice about study abroad/away, from finances to course credits to language requirements.

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Try on a New City for Credit

At GEO we believe you can have a global experience anywhere in the world, including right here in the U.S. The Duke Global Education Office administers a growing number of U.S.-based study away programs in iconic places such as New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., Alaska, and Silicon Valley.

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How To Choose a Study Away Program

When it comes to choosing a study away program, the array of options can be overwhelming. It might seem easier to follow friends’ recommendations, but study away is really about your own path. What are you looking for? What are your academic and personal goals? Here’s a list to get you started with evaluating your needs.

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Why Study Away Is Not a Semester Off

Duke administers a strong portfolio of its own study away programs: 30+ summer programs and 15+ semester-long programs. Find out how Duke-In programs are developed initially, and how programs are evaluated and monitored for academic quality on a regular basis.

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