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What is a Spring Break Away Course?

  • Duquesne University course embedding international material into your studies for the entire semester here on campus
  • Includes a faculty-led study tour during spring break, March 3-11 2018.
  • A study tour is integral to the academic course; all students enrolling in the course must commit to participating in and paying for the spring break study tour component.
  • Cost of this component will be $3,100 per student (as of Spring 2018).

Spring 2018 Break Away Offerings:

Spring Break Away in Athens Spring Break Away in Belize Spring Break Away in France
Spring Break Away in Geneva/Lyon Spring Break Away in London Spring Break Away in Rome/Florence

What are your next steps? Apply Today! (Space is limited)

Course Format
Each course will meet on campus for regular classes during the Spring semester.  The early weeks of study preceding Spring Break will prepare you to take full advantage of your week at the international site. Upon returning from your spring break abroad, your studies will continue and include a project or paper based upon your international study experience.
Study Tour Format
The study tour will travel as a group under the guidance of your professor.  All travel arrangements will be arranged prior to departure and will include airfare, land transportation, hotels site admissions and many meals. 
Next Steps, Apply Now
Students interested in registering for one of Duquesne's Spring Break Away courses should follow the below timeline to stay on track as you plan for your time abroad. 







Review course information and see faculty leader

Attend an information session

Meet with your Academic Advisor

Apply early to be assured of a spot

October $100 deposit is due with your Application


Pre-register for the class and apply for your passport

Due: $1400 deposit to hold your place

January 12th Due: $1600 balance is due to the Office of International Programs (601 Union)

Ready to start your application? Apply here!