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View the Center for International Education Message to International Students and Parents here.

In light of Campus closure and as a precautionary measure regarding COVID-19, employees in the Center for International Education are working remotely in an effort to support our campus community. Staff is working diligently to respond as quickly as possible to all inquiries. The center is also maintaining the international emergency phone at 970-567-9572. University-wide updates will be published to the UNC COVID-19 information page or view international student & scholar information here. 

International Projects & Partnerships

UNC has over 40 international partnerships. 

Alliances with universities around the world are important for the advancement of disciplinary and professional knowledge and the cultural competence of students, faculty, and staff.

Our international partners send us talented students, welcome UNC students in study abroad and exchange programs and encourage eminent scholars to collaborate with UNC’s distinguished faculty in research, scholarships, creative works, curriculum, and instructional methodology.

Our Partners

  • Asia


    • Beijing Royal Schools  
    • Capital Normal University
    • Capital University of Economics and Business
    • Huzhou University
    • Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
    • National Institute of Education Sciences
    • North China Electric Power University
    • Northeast Normal University
    • Qufu Normal University
    • Shaanxi Normal University 
    • Shandong Normal University
    • South Central University for Nationalities
    • Sun Yat-sen University
    • Taiyuan Mercan School
    • Yichun University
    • Beijing Sport University


    • Guy Healy USA Summer Camp
    • Nagasaki University

    South Korea

    • Korea National University of Education
    • Seoul National University of Education


    • National Taiwan Normal University 
    • National Taiwan Sport University


    • Burapha University
    • Chulalongkorn University
    • Kasetsart University
    • Mahidol University
    • Phadungvit School
    • Rangsit University
    • Silpakorn University



    • Eastern International University
    • Hong Bang University
    • Pham Thach Ngoc University of Medicine
  • Australia

    • Edith Cowan University
    • University of Canberra
  • Europe

    Czech Republic

    University of Economics at Prague


    L'Universite Francois-Rabelais de Tours


    • Bavarian International School
    • Carl von Ossietzky Universitat


    St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra


    University of Trieste


    Siaulai University

    Northern Ireland

    University of Ulster


    Universidad de Navarra

  •  Middle East


    Egyptian Olympic Academy

    Saudi Arabia

    • Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission
    • Pro Dimension Company
  • North America


    Universite Laval


    Universidad Autonoma de Querataro

Strategic International Partners

UNC has begun to identify strategic international partners that are committed to working closely with UNC in serious academic endeavors. UNC selects partners based on having:

  • An established commitment to high-quality post-secondary education
  • Existing formal and informal collaborations with UNC across several program areas
  • A distinguished reputation as a comprehensive institution of higher education or a public or private entity with experience in supporting universities
  • Demonstrated success in operating a range of international education programs
  • An interest in enhancing its partnerships with UNC
  • Professed priorities for meeting the needs of students and conducting educational and business operations in an ethical manner 

At this time four universities in China have become strategic partners:

  • Shandong Normal University
  • Capital Normal University
  • North China Electric Power University
  • National Institute of Education Sciences