Study Abroad

Student in St. Petersburg

The Department is directly involved in offering several study abroad programs. Courses taken abroad in a Duke-administered or Duke-approved program can fulfill the FL requirement for graduation.

For more details and an application, please visit the Office of Global Education for Undergraduates.

Semester Programs

Duke in St. Petersburg - Semester Program

The Duke in St. Petersburg academic program provides intensive study in contemporary Russian language and culture through a four-course, accredited program at St. Petersburg University

Summer Programs

Duke in Russia - Summer Program

The Duke in Russia program offers three different options:

  • The Global Russian option features an intensive study of contemporary Russian language and the globalization of Russian culture.
  • The Neuroscience and Multilingualism option provides intensive Russian language study, combined with an in-depth analysis of brain imaging and visualization and studies of multilingualism and its implications on linguistic theory.
  • The Russian language and Culture option requires some knowledge of college level Russian, and is open to graduate students as well.