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At the Duke Center for International Development, our faculty, staff, and students are driven by a shared vision:
development that promotes peace and prosperity for all people.

Through rigorous education for mid-career professionals, training programs for policymakers, and engagement informed by timely research, we are working to make this vision a reality.

“Learning is not confined to the classroom here.  I learned many things about different countries in the time I spent in the Sanford kitchen!”

Manal, MIDP ‘19

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Duke graduate student lands US Department of State scholarship to study Hindi

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  Dane Skorup, a Duke Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) and Coverdell Peace Corps Fellow, spent the summer learning... Read More → Duke graduate student lands US Department of State scholarship to study Hindi

Duke students graduate from executive education programs

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Six Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) fellows and a Duke Law student have gained new skills to help boost their... Read More → Duke students graduate from executive education programs

MIDP Alumnus appointed to United Nations committee of tax experts

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Waziona Ligomeka, a 2011 graduate of Duke University’s Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) program, has been appointed to... Read More → MIDP Alumnus appointed to United Nations committee of tax experts

“Africa stands a chance of leading the world. Two-thirds of our infrastructure has yet to be built. We could build sustainably, build green, and be a leader”

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The Master of International Development Policy program is accepting applications for the Fall 2021 admission cycle. We are seeking candidates who have at least three years of work experience and who are ready to take the next steps in their careers. Our program takes an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum, allowing fellows to self-design a course of study that will help them meet their learning needs and answer the most urgent challenges facing their communities.

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