Duke Immerse: 

A signature education initiative of Duke University

All Programs

Duke Immerse programs are developed by Duke faculty and offered as a 4-course semester. Effective and engaging programs may be offered more than once. Here are our current and upcoming offerings:

Fall 2019

  • Alex (by Cassidy)
    Rights & Identities in the Americas: Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, and Contemporary Challenges

    Exploring human rights principles within the context of migration and identity.  The Americas are a historic crucible for the development of human rights principles. The region has witnessed... read more »

  • Students collecting shells & samples along the NC shoreline
    Oceans, Human & Environmental Health

    Investigating interactions between human and environmental health at the Duke Marine Lab and Duke-Kunshan University.   Oceans, Human and Environmental Health embraces the idea that... read more »

Spring 2020

  • Great Wall of China
    Inequalities in the U.S. & China

    Investigating the complexities of economic and social inequality in the United States and China. Inequality in the U.S. & China explores ethics, economics, social inequality and... read more »

Fall 2020

  • Nelson Mandela memorial
    Governance, Policy & Society: Urban Affairs and Urban Politics in the American South and South Africa

    Researching urban life, governance, and policy-making in the American South and South Africa.  By the year 2050, approximately 7 billion people will be living in cities worldwide. This makes it... read more »

  • A farm
    Imagining the Future of Food

    Bringing scholars in the natural and social sciences and the humanities together to explore how food is grown, who grows it, how we talk about this, and why it matters. Curricula includes intensive... read more »