Program Recommendations by Major

Find Study Away Programs Based on Your Major

Are you looking for a study away experience with an emphasis on courses in your major? GEO advisors have compiled the following list of programs/universities to get you started. Download the sheet for your major for a quick guide to summer and semester programs – both Duke-In and Duke-Approved – that GEO recommends for you. 

Download the sheet for your major:

Art History & Visual Media Studies



Computer Science

Cultural Anthropology



Environmental Science & Policy

Global Health


Markets & Management Studies



Political Science

Psychology & Neuroscience

Public Policy

Religious Studies


Unfortunately we can’t guarantee that all courses offered on these programs/universities will count towards your major, minor, or certificate, but GEO advisors can help you determine the right program based on your academic goals and assist with the transfer credit approval process.


GEO Summer 2018 Duke-In Study Away Course Guide

Browse all 30 Duke-In summer study away programs available for summer 2018 and the corresponding academic features – credits, pre-reqs, and curricular codes – ALL IN ONE SPREADSHEET that you can sort and search. 

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GEOReflects Contest

Through photography and short written pieces, GEOReflects encourages students to use their study away experience to develop a deeper understanding of other cultures and of themselves. Enter by February 15 for a chance to win $300 for your study away photos!

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Program Recommendations by Major

Use these guides to browse study away/abroad opportunities by major. Download the sheet for your major for a quick guide to summer and semester programs – both Duke-In and Duke-Approved – that GEO recommends for you.

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New Programs for Summer 2018

Four new Duke-In study abroad programs will be offered for summer 2018: Duke in Chile, Duke in Cuba, Duke Middle East in Europe (based in Berlin, Germany), and Duke in Sri Lanka. Check out these new options for earning course credit all around the world!

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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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