Getting started on your Study Abroad journey
UNC offers over a hundred programs in over 60 countries. Individual interests and academic needs mean picking a program will be different for each student. If you're considering an international experience, follow these steps to get started in the process:
Determine Your Timeline
Use the Study Abroad Checklist & Timeline for a idea of where you should be in the process of preparing.
Define your Goals
What do you want to achieve while you are abroad?Think about academics, costs, language and more!
UNC offers over 100 programs, do some research and talk with alumni and international students to learn more!
Meet with Your Academic Advisor
Discuss how your proposed study abroad coursework will fit in with your degree requirements. Make a plan for graduation that includes study abroad.
Meet with your Study Abroad Advisor
Once you've narrowed down your program options, meet with your advisor in the Study Abroad Office to learn more about the program(s) you are considering, and discuss next steps.
Work with your study abroad advisor and the Office of Financial Aid to determine your preliminary budget for your experience.