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

    Environment

    Climate Game-Changers

    Carolina undergraduates traveled to Ecuador to take a closer look at the Andes Mountains' carbon sink.

    Student Support

    Celebrating Carolina Firsts

    A study abroad fellowship sends students to the U.S.-Mexico border to examine the concept of “borderlands” as it relates to their own first-generation identities.

    Global Impact

    Pharmacy Without Borders

    “It’s incredible to see that kind of impact for our students in an international setting.”

    Taylor sharp
    Student Support

    Heels and Hoops for Hope

    “We named our company Blue Cup Productions, forever reminding us of Carolina and the special place we call home.”

    Aaron Salzberg
    Leadership

    Changing the Way the World Works on Water

    “UNC has a long history of producing world leaders in water.”

    Global Impact

    The Pursuit of Passion

    "I was enchanted with Carolina… with the energy and the picture-perfect campus."