- 35%of undergraduates study abroad
- 17thamong U.S. institutions for number of students earning credits for study abroad
- 49Rhodes Scholars for study at Oxford University in England
- 39Luce Scholars for internships in Asia
- 33rdin the world in the 2017 Academic Rankings of world universities
- 270+Fullbright Student Program awards for international research, study or teaching
UNC-Chapel Hill has partnerships with more than 325 institutions around the world, making it possible to train physicians to provide clinical care in Malawi, enable researchers to address challenges facing an archipelago and open doors for students to study history and business in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom and China.
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Chancellor Carol L. Folt traveled almost 8,000 miles to Zambia, Malawi and Kenya to meet with Carolina’s faculty, researchers and alumni to see how Tar Heels are changing the world.
Studying abroad once was considered an extravagance few could afford. Students today see global engagement as a fundamental part of their education, and many at Carolina have at least one study abroad experience on their transcript.
More than 225 students and scientists have received educational training and advanced their research at the Galapágos Science Center — a collaborative partnership between UNC-Chapel Hill and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito.
Faculty connections and research collaborations have developed in disciplines across the University, including biology, environmental sciences, German, humanities, journalism, law, malaria and infectious diseases, pharmacology and philosophy.
The UNC-King's College Strategic Alliance is one of the most ambitious partnerships between U.S. and U.K. universities, and includes longstanding and emerging joint activities.