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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 Scholars & Visiting Faculty

The purpose of the UNC Visiting Scholar Program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchanges.

Incoming Scholars

International scholar are invited to UNC for short periods of time.  Scholars may come to engage in academic endeavors such as research, teaching, or other professional experience.

Information about applying to become an international scholar at UNC

Hosting Departments

Departments are welcome to host international guests to UNC for the purposes of research, teaching, or other professional experience.  

Information about hosting an international scholar at UNC