FIRST TITLE VI-FUNDED PAN-ASIA NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER IN THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES


About Us

Carolina Asia Center is the flagship Asia institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the leading center of its kind in the southeastern U.S. Our mission is to promote intercultural exchange between the U.S. and Asia, and to improve and support education and research on Asia.

We develop resources for engagement with Asia-related topics through seminars, language study, outreach, cultural competency, study abroad and visiting scholars programs. Beyond Carolina, we collaborate with regional and international institutions to develop educational programs that focus on Asia.

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Our Work

Learn about our collaborations with professional schools, departments, centers, and student organizations as well as with regional and international institutions to develop educational programs on Asia.

This interactive map to the right lays out every UNC-Chapel Hill connection with Asian schools, universities, governments and research groups! Search for programs here.

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Carolina Asia Map


Scholarships

Fund your travel abroad to Asia with the Phillips Ambassadors program, Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships, Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship, or the Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies.

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Outreach

Check out the global resources we have available for K-12 and community college educators including over 140 lesson plans, partnerships, professional development in North Carolina and beyond Carolina.

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Recent News


CAC 2020-2021 FLAS Recipients

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 FLAS Recipients!

We are pleased to introduce our 2020-2021 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship recipients! This year, the Carolina Asia Center awarded a total of 15 recipients including eight graduate students, two incoming graduate students, and five undergraduate students for the … Continued

Coronavirus Update

UNC-Chapel Hill is closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus at this time. As of March 12, there are 14 positive cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina. Gov. Roy Cooper has … Continued

Update from Campus Leaders on Coronavirus

We are actively tracking updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. State Department and the North Carolina Division of Public Health that inform our travel policies. Dear Carolina Community: We are writing to share that the University continues to monitor the spread of … Continued

Preparing Global Leaders

UNC-Chapel Hill offers an array of programs, internships and educational opportunities that prepare students for life in an interconnected world, help them succeed in a global economy and encourage them to address complex issues. Here are a few ways Carolina … Continued

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