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Programs for First Year Students

New Tar Heels can study abroad as early as Spring 2022. Check out programs and learn how to apply.

First Step

After applications open over the summer, complete Study Abroad 101 for an overview of the application process.

First Year Advising

Reach out to any of our study abroad advisors to schedule an advising appointment.

How to Start an Application

Hit the ‘Apply Now’ or ‘Request Advising’ button from your desired program page once applications open.


Programs for First Year Students in Spring 2022

CountryProgram NameRegion
England & ItalyUNC Burch in London & Florence (Musical Perspectives)Europe
ChinaCET: ShanghaiAsia
Hong KongChinese University of Hong KongAsia
IrelandAPI: Ireland (Maynooth University)Europe
IrelandUniversity College Dublin (Direct-Enroll)*Europe
IrelandUniversity of Limerick (Direct-Enroll)*Europe
JapanKwansei Gakuin UniversityAsia
PolandAPI: Poland (Interdisciplinary Program)Europe
ScotlandAPI: Scotland (University of Stirling)Europe

*This program is available as direct-enroll only. Please consult the appropriate column in the budget sheet for more information.