Duke University

East Asian Studies graduate certificate programs at Duke University

Certificate in Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies. Graduate students enrolled in the Duke Graduate School, the Nicholas School of the Environment, the Duke Law School, the Fuqua School of Business, and the Duke Medical School may diversify their graduate programs by earning a Graduate Certificate in Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies. The Certificate in Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to pursue course work in a range of different disciplines, including foreign languages of the region, linguistics, literature, economics, history, political science, public policy, law, business, women’s studies, etc. An annual interdisciplinary seminar on Slavic studies brings graduate students together from across the University for a concentrated, interdisciplinary approach to the area. The certificate demonstrates that a student has completed significant cross-disciplinary course work in this area and has attained a mastery of at least one related Slavic language. In order to be awarded the Certificate, students must. In order to receive the Certificate, students will also be expected to demonstrate language proficiency in a language of the region at the intermediate level. Students with a special interest in the Russian and East European legal systems now have the opportunity to receive a Graduate Certificate in Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies: Specialization in Legal Studies. This program, the first of its kind at an American university, permits graduate students interested in issues relating to the legal environment in this region to pursue an interdisciplinary study of the subject.