Global Opportunities

The Department of Romance Studies encourages students to take advantage of global opportunities while at Duke. Listed below you will find some of the options currently available. 

Duke Global Education Office

Several programs offered through the Duke University Global Education Office for Undergraduates are jointly administered by the Department of Romance Studies, have faculty and staff participants in the programs, or involve a substantial language component. There are also many other global education programs available that are administered by other organizations. See the Global Education Office website.

Some courses taken through study away may count towards the requirements of the major or minor, with approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Study away courses may fulfill Trinity FL (foreign language) requirements for graduation, but you must petition for a course evaluation. Before your program starts please view the Transfer Credit / FL Instructions form to understand the timelines for these petitions:

French & Francophone Studies

Italian & European Studies

Brazilian & Global Portuguese

Spanish, Latin American & Latino/a Studies



DukeEngage provides one-time funding for Duke undergraduates who wish to pursue an immersive (minimum of eight weeks) service experience by meeting a community need locally, domestically or internationally. The program currently features multiple international programs in Spanish-speaking countries and regions: