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


Global Heel Economics Professor Anusha Chari Shares India’s Growing Role on the Global Stage

Poised to become the world’s third largest economy by 2030, the modern India we see today isn’t the same India that Anusha Chari remembers from childhood. “I grew up in India in the 1970s and ’80s, at a time well … Continued

Varun Jain ’21 Balances Academic Work and His Startup Company that Supports Farmers in India

Part student and part businessman, Varun Jain ’21 spends most days alternating between his two main roles. One hour, the junior computer science major is in class and the next he’s on a conference call plotting strategy for Veera, the … Continued

riving Innovation: Technology and India’s Rise as a Global Power on October 10-11, 2019.

Conference to Focus on Digital Innovation and India’s Global Role, October 10-11, 2019

The Modern Indian Studies Initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a conference entitled Driving Innovation: Technology and India’s Rise as a Global Power on October 10-11, 2019. Driving Innovation will explore India’s increased role … Continued

Record 23 UNC-Chapel Hill Students Awarded Fulbrights for Global Research and Teaching

Twenty three students and recent graduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected to receive the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2019-2020 academic year, the highest number of recipients from UNC-Chapel Hill in … Continued

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