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  • Locations: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, French
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Abby Hall Grubbs
Minimum Class Level: Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 16 credits/semester Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: college-level coursework in econ, finance, business or pub pol, intl relations, sociology, or ethics
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Economics, Finance, International Comparative Studies, Markets and Management Studies, Public Policy, Social Sciences
Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

Please note that the Duke Study  Abroad Fee will be charged to students enrolled in this program. For more information about the fee, please see http://globaled.duke.edu/finances/study-abroad-fee.


Gain a background in international banking and sustainable finance through a social justice lens via an experiential, case study approach.

The program addresses causes of the unstable global economy, alternative systems of intermediation, and the implications of financial crises on economies, in the classroom and through briefings at financial institutions, international organizations, think tanks, and NGOs. 

Build networks with experts at financial institutions, international NGOs, and government agencies.

The international environment of Geneva offers an opportunity to meet experts and academics at international organizations, banks, financial institutions, and Swiss and international NGOs. This leads to original research, networking, and professional development opportunities.