UNC Study Abroad

UNC Students at Macchu PicchuGaining international experience is an essential and valuable component of educational and professional development in today’s globalized world. An education abroad experience provides great opportunities for students to learn about the world, gain new personal and academic perspectives, and obtain skills applicable for the global workforce. As a result, studying abroad is often one of the most rewarding experiences in a person’s life because of the amount of personal growth that results.

UNC’s Center for International Education’s (CIE) Study Abroad Office offers a robust selection of international programs that include short- and long-term study abroad programs, international internships, global service learning, and international student teaching opportunities in over 60 countries around the world.

Did you know…?

  • There are international opportunities for students of every major
  • Study in English or in a foreign language
  • Earn credits abroad towards your major, minor, or Liberal Arts Core
  • Some programs may be cheaper than a semester at UNC

Plan early! For more information, visit the CIE- Study Abroad Office.