Study Abroad Programs
Click Here for a searchable list of study abroad program options by major. This is not a comprehensive list of all programs available, rather a suggested list of programs by major that have worked well for past study abroad students.
Exchanges involve reciprocal agreements where UNC students study at a host institution overseas and students from the host institution come to UNC in exchange. Admission as an exchange student can be competitive for certain programs.
|UNC Affiliated Study Abroad Programs
UNC has six approved study abroad, or "affiliated", providers. These organizations specialize in the creation and administration of study abroad programs. Providers offer programs throughout the academic year and the summer. They are able to offer a wider variety of programs, as well as internships and service learning. Providers offer all-inclusive experiences with organized excursions, activities, and excellent on-site support.
UNC faculty member(s) will take a group of students (10-25) overseas for a 3-6 week trip, which typically focuses on a particular topic, language, or an interdisciplinary understanding of an issue. Field trips and cultural activities are used to enhance learning.Programs range from 0-6 credits.
UNC offers several other international opportunities such as international student teaching, service learning, and internships. These can be credit- or non-credit- bearing programs.