Global Education

Summer Global Education Opportunities for Philosophy Majors

Image of United NationsDuke in Geneva Globalization: Issues in Management and Political Philosophy

The Global Education Office for Undergraduates, the Markets and Management Studies Program and the Philosophy Department of Duke University offer a six-week, two-course summer program in Geneva, Switzerland entitled, “Globalization: Issues in Business Management and Political Philosophy” under the direction of Professors Alex Rosenberg and Martha Reeves.

Home to a hundred multinational businesses, the European base of the United Nations (UN) and of all the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) which deal with it, Geneva provides a relevant location in which to study both the character and practice of international business and its impact on global issues of human rights, ecological protection, disarmament, and economic development. Learn more.

Image of coast in GreeceDuke in Greece: The Birth of Reason in Ancient Greece

The Department of Philosophy and the Duke University Global Education Office for Undergraduates offer an integrated course of study combining in-depth tours of the important sites and museums in various regions of this spectacular country, with close reading and discussion of key ancient philosophical texts. The program director is Professor Michael Ferejohn of the Duke Department of Philosophy. The principal course objective is to give the student a thorough understanding of the classical Greeks' emphasis on the rational aspect of human nature, the intellectual foundations for subsequent western civilization. Learn more.