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Educational Excursions

Looking for a uniquely Duke learning experience? Explore our immersive programs, which put alumni behind the scenes at some of the most distinctive educational settings in the Duke universe. 

The Oxford Experience

Each September, Duke University alumni travel to England for our annual two-week program at Oxford. Immerse yourself in the history and traditions of this storied learning center that lends itself to a truly unique educational opportunity.

The Duke Exclusive

Explore Duke DaysThe Duke Exclusive offers local alumni and university guests the chance to experience one of a kind educational excursions only Duke can offer. Learn more.

Next Event: April 5, 2018

Registration coming soon.

NEW! Gardens Weekend

Rejuvenate and connect with nature with Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Our weekend program gives you a chance to take time for yourself and learn more about nature's abundant benefits in our lives.

Next Event: March 9-11, 2018

Registration is open! Call 919-684-2988 to register today. Learn more.

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Plus: Explore the world with Duke experts through our Duke Travels program.

Marine Lab Weekend

Duke Marine LabAt the gateway to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the Duke Marine Laboratory hosts some of the world's leading experts on oceans and the animals who depend on them. Our weekend programs give alumni an informed view of these treasured landscapes and the ecological challenges they face, complete with hands-on activities and field trips to explore the wonders of North Carolina's rich coastal landscape.

Next Event: April 27-29, 2018

Please contact Victoria George at 919-684-2988 to be added to the 2018 "Early Interest" mailing list for this program. Learn more.

Learn with Lemurs

A window to Madagascar awaits you at Duke’s hidden gem – the Duke Lemur Center. Our weekend programs offer an opportunity to get to know these athletic, social and surprisingly intelligent creatures and to learn about the biological conservation work that is essential to saving their natural habitat.

Next Event: May 18-20, 2018

Please contact Victoria George at 919-684-2988 to be added to the 2018 "Early Interest" mailing list for this program. Learn more.