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

    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

    Kevin Guskiewicz with students
    Chancellor's Spotlight

    Our Global University

    In the midst of the pandemic, Carolina forged global connections and found new ways for students and faculty to collaborate with counterparts from around the world.

    Carolina alumnus Will Jung conducts an orchestra.
    Global Impact

    Bridging Music and Language

    A Carolina alumnus applies his experience with Chinese folk music to the UNC World View Fellows Program, providing K-12 and community college educators with global professional development opportunities.

    Professor teaching online class while sitting behind a desk covered in papers and folders
    Global Impact

    Collaborating across continents

    A new format of courses is helping Carolina students and faculty share ideas with counterparts across the world.