The Carolina Asia Center offers up to $300 in funding to invite visiting speakers to classes, film festivals, arts performances, and other public events that augment the intellectual life of the University and promote understanding of East, South, and Southeast Asia.
UNC-Chapel Hill is an academic leader in Asian Studies in North Carolina. Our Asian Studies department offers quality language and area studies instruction for a wide variety of Asian languages and cultures. Students can major in Arab Cultures, Asian Studies, Chinese, Japanese or South Asian Studies and minor in Arabic, Asian Studies, Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, Korean, Middle Eastern Languages, Modern Hebrew or Persian.
The University’s Study Abroad Office hosts a vast array of study abroad options, including robust offerings in many Asian countries. Programs include UNC Biology in Shanghai, UNC Entrepreneurship in Shanghai, UNC JOMC Global Immersion: China, UNC Summer in India, UNC Summer in Singapore, and UNC Summer in Japan. Study Abroad also facilitates many exchange programs with Asian universities in East, South, and Southeast Asia.
Embark Carolina is a resource in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s effort to open access to global opportunities so that more diverse students can pursue more diverse experiences. Please note that this website is not actively updated.
Looking for a global experience? Needing funding for the global experience? Information on global health internships, fellowships, funding opportunities, and resources can be found over at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.
UNC-Chapel Hill now has a resource network for the mental health and wellbeing of students. Alongside CAPS, Heels Care Network provides additional resources like student peer support.
UNC-Chapel Hill offers access to important library collections containing Asia-related materials.
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