UNC offers over 320 programs in 70 countries to provide a diverse education for students. While abroad, students can earn between 12 and 18 credits per semester to fulfill graduation requirements. They can remain enrolled at UNC while abroad. Expenses vary by program and many times scholarships are available.
Topics: Study Abroad
SEVILLA, SPAIN — In the aptly named Phoenix Pub, 38 Tar Heels sat and waited.
UNC students in London found themselves in the midst of an attack Wednesday afternoon.
Visa-free travel for U.S. citizens traveling in the European Union could be subject to change after the European Parliament passed a new measure Thursday.
The Meantime Coffee Co. has been serving coffee in the Campus Y since September, but now it's offering something else for students.
How do you explain Carolina basketball to someone who has no idea what a Tar Heel is?
Hi, I’m Callie and I’m moving across the world. Not forever, just for a few months.
It is universally thought that a single woman in possession of a romantic nature must be a huge Jane Austen fan.
Let me just start by admitting that I brought way too many clothes. Am I one of those high-maintenance girls who needs three suitcases? Of course not. It was only two, OK?
UNC graduate and current marine Adam Schaffernoth received $10,000 from the Phillips Ambassador Alumni Award to develop a homestay experience in Japan for five marines currently stationed there with Schaffernoth.
The terrorist attack in Paris in 2015 is still a strong memory for Bob Miles, associate dean of study abroad and international exchanges.
Senior Kacey Newman was at the Eiffel Tower during the 2015 Paris terror attacks.
The recent arrest and sentencing of a University of Virginia student in North Korea has raised concern about resources available to students who get in legal trouble abroad.
Like anything at UNC, studying abroad comes with its own set of challenges. For many, the challenge arises when students return to the U.S. and begin to readjust to life on campus.
Over 350 American universities and colleges have already committed to the Generation Study Abroad initiative and the number is growing—but UNC-CH has not.
UNC’s FedEx Global Education Center is known for showing people different views of the world — but with a new photography exhibition, the center is learning from the lenses of UNC students and alumni.
The number of international students in the U.S. is at an all-time high — and with 886,052 international students at U.S. schools during the 2013-14 academic year, the U.S. now hosts more foreign students than any other country.
When UNC freshman Eliza Filene was at Carrboro High School, her involvement in the Academy of International Studies took her from Carrboro to Decatur, Ill., to Haiti — and due to the redevelopment of the program this year, more Carrboro students will be following in Filene’s footsteps.
Three U.S. senators wrote a letter to secretary of education Arne Duncan urging his department to push for new legislation standardizing safety and reporting practices for both K-12 and university study abroad programs.
The Chapel Hill-Durham area ranks among the top 20 U.S. cities for its number of international students — and at UNC, it’s the business school that’s proving to be the biggest attraction.
International students who come to Chapel Hill are as excited to come as UNC students are to go abroad.