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Study Away Programs Offering Coursework with an Internship, Research, or Independent Study Component

Students seeking experiential learning opportunities during their time at Duke – whether it be an internship, research opportunity, independent study program, or other practicum experience – may be pleasantly surprised at the options available through courses on study away programs.

The Global Education Office can help you find study away programs offering courses with an experiential learning component, both in the U.S. and abroad. Opportunities are available for summer, fall, and spring terms.

The following Duke-In programs offer courses containing an experiential learning component:


Duke in Chile
Duke in China, Business Track w/ Practicum
Duke in New York: Summer Internships in the City
Duke Middle East in Europe


Duke in New York: Arts & Media


Duke in Los Angeles
Duke in D.C.

Duke-Approved Programs

In addition to Duke-In programs, there are several opportunities available through our Duke-Approved programs, or by petition.


Book an Advising Appointment

For individualized assistance finding a study away program with an experiential learning component, book an advising appointment with Hayley Broadhead, GEO Academic Research & Internship Coordinator.



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