The Duke Global Health Institute brings together a diverse network of outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni working together with communities to address the world’s most complex health challenges. Whether you are an undergraduate, graduate, medical or doctoral student, DGHI offers programs to help you gain knowledge and experience in global health.
Learn Without Boundaries
Our unique interdisciplinary approach recognizes the complexity of global health issues. You'll learn with world-leading experts in medicine, nursing, engineering, public policy, and environmental and social sciences.
Our programs integrate Duke’s leading-edge research and commitment to knowledge in service of society, teaching students at all levels how to study and implement solutions in ethical, community-focused ways.
From Madagascar to Peru to Durham, we are committed to field experience as an essential component of your education. Our students have worked in more than 30 countries around the world.
The Duke Difference
Global health students have access to all the resources of one of the world’s best universities, including Duke’s ambitious initiatives on innovation, social entrepreneurship, data science and more, plus a worldwide network of alumni.
The Triangle: A Global Health Nexus
North Carolina is home to more than 220 organizations involved in global health, with thousands of jobs and global health professionals. Durham and nearby Research Triangle Park are home to some of the world’s biggest health and biotech companies, making this a perfect place to explore career possibilities or find research collaborators.