Global Impact: Broadening Carolina’s Worldwide Reach

Infusing a global dimension throughout Carolina’s teaching, research and service activities drives the University's international initiatives and programs. Through UNC Global, Carolina aspires to strengthen the University’s worldwide presence by attracting top faculty members and students from around the world; conducting research of global significance; involving an increasing number of students in study abroad and global experiential learning programs; and increasing the breadth and depth of global partnerships.

    Global Impact Funding Priorities

    Explore Stories

    Nicolas and Jairo with all they need for a successful day – coffee, dogs and their machetes.
    Environment

    Combining Coffee and Conservation

    REACCT program funds conservation efforts in Galapagos.

    Jeremy Wang, assistant professor of genetics in the UNC School of Medicine, in front of lab equipment
    Research

    The power of partnership

    A collaboration among UNC-Chapel Hill clinicians and researchers is leading the way in how we think about tracking viral variants.

    Tar Heel hat in front of St. Basil's Cathedral
    Leadership

    Taking the Initiative

    Russian Flagship Program caps off successful first year.

    Global Impact

    Trailblazers in Pandemic Preparedness

    New universal coronavirus vaccine could prevent future pandemics.

    Rahima Benhabbour holds up a medical device.
    Research

    Where 3D Printing Meets Women’s Health

    New medical devices benefit marginalized women around the globe.

    Jenny Suwanmanee poses in front of blooming azaleas.
    Student Support

    Exploring an Interconnected World

    Supporting a student’s desire to seek out global experiences and opportunities