Printed from The Fuqua School of Business Executive MBA web site
Duke University, Durham, NC

Each summer, The Fuqua School of Business offers an introductory program for international students who are non-native speakers of English.  The Language Institute prepares international students to succeed in The Duke MBA program. It offers students opportunities to improve their written and spoken English, with an emphasis on business issues, case study, teamwork, and class participation. Students take part in a comprehensive program of lectures, case presentations, writing exercises, and a variety of assignments that get them ready for the rigors of graduate school.

Please refer to your admission letter to verify if the Language Institute is recommended or required for you as an international student.

If the Language Institute is a requirement, you must complete the Language Institute application form and send it with a non-refundable $500 deposit check payable to “Duke University” to the address listed on the application form. The application form can also be faxed to 919-660-2905 or emailed to The application form and deposit must be received by May 15.