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At Carolina, we’re infusing a global mindset in all we do — from academics to research to service. Global opportunities fuel our students’ learning, our faculty’s research and our innovative spirit.
We are making a global education accessible to all of our undergraduate students, even from home.
The world our students will graduate into is interconnected in complex way that were almost unimaginable when I graduated. To become the next generation of global leaders, our students need access to a global education. I am committed to making sure they get that.
Barbara J. Stephenson, Carolina’s vice provost for global affairs and former U.S. ambassador
Whether the subject is music, medical anthropology or the business of health care, Collaborative Online International Learning courses connect students with the world, even as the COVID-19 pandemic persists.
Carolina’s Russian Language Flagship Program launched last May with a $1.2 million grant from the National Security Education Program and the Institute of International Education. Carolina’s program is one of just eight Russian Flagship programs in the United States.
The University’s new Vietnamese language pilot program is allowing students to enroll in introductory Vietnamese language classes at SOAS University of London, which specializes in the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, to gain language skills and cultural knowledge about Vietnam.
As outlined in Carolina Next: Innovations for Public Good, the University builds on its strong international partnerships and an array of programs to guarantee access to a global education for all students. The Well spoke with Barbara Stephenson about how the University is transforming global education.
We want our Tar Heels to expand their minds and grow outside the classroom. Carolina's global focus extends to more than 60 cultural and international student organizations. Learn how you can get involved.
The Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies utilizes the strengths of the two universities — one public and one private — to offer graduate students at both institutions an unparalleled experience.
In the fall, a group of students in the College of Arts & Sciences experienced study abroad virtually with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador.