What is a Spring Break Away Course?

  • A 3-credit course, taught on campus, embedding international material into your studies for the entire spring semester. 
  • It includes a faculty-led study tour during spring break, February 25 - March 2, 2023.
  • The 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.
  • The cost of this abroad component will be $3,500 per student and includes flight, accomodations, excursions and tours as well as most all meals..

Spring 2023 Break Away Offerings (applications open soon):


Break Away in Greece

Break Away in Jamaica

Paris London

Spring Break Away 2023

Brochure (Coming soon)

Break Away in France Break Away in Italy Break Away to UK England/Scotland  

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

Apply ASAP to be assured of a spot

Meet with your advisor

October $100 deposit is due with your Application



Pick up a detailed information packet

Pre-register for the class and apply for your passport

Due: $1500 deposit to hold your place

January 10th Due: $1800 balance is due to the Center for Global Engagement (601 Union)

Ready to start your application? Apply here!