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Research Abroad

Use this page to view programs that offer research experience for academic credit. There are domestic, international, and virtual options available. Students are not limited to the featured programs listed below, but are encouraged to consider these options.

Benefits of Conducting Research ABroad

  • Real-world experience tied to your career path
  • Cross-cultural competence that opens up a wealth of immediate personal and long-term professional opportunities
  • Gain new skills and traits that employers seek such as curiosity, flexibility, increased confidence, independence, and initiative

The Basics

Types of Opportunities
  • Programs that fully focus on research
  • Programs that include a research course option
  • Student initiated programs where a student finds a research opportunity for credit to pursue 
Finding Courses

Browse pre-approved courses. Narrow your search by program, UNC Department, or country. 

Note: this is not an exhaustive list of available courses or programs, and courses listed here are not guaranteed to be available at the host institution in the term you intend to study. This list will update as new courses are reviewed and approved.

View recommended programs below.

Learn more about earning credit on study abroad programs.

Office of Undergraduate Research Contacts

Department Contact: Bob Pleasants, bpleas@email.unc.edu

Department Website: View page

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Study Abroad Advisors

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Derek Shepard
HASS or STEM Study Abroad Advisor
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Katelyn Brown-Gomez Misenheimer
HASS or STEM Study Abroad Advisor
Featured

Scholarship opportunity

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Ecuador | Universidad San Francisco De Quito

Program Type: Exchange

Language: English

[Optional] Features: Internship, Research

[Optional] Highlighted for: IOC and MTSP concentrations

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Israel | Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Program Type: Exchange

Language: English

[Optional] Features: Internship, Research

[Optional] Highlighted for: IOC and MTSP concentrations

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Country | Program Name

Program Type: Exchange

Language: English

[Optional] Features: Internship, Research

[Optional] Highlighted for: IOC and MTSP concentrations

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Country | Program Name

Program Type: Exchange

Language: English

[Optional] Features: Internship, Research

[Optional] Highlighted for: IOC and MTSP concentrations

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Country | Program Name

Program Type: Exchange

Language: English

[Optional] Features: Internship, Research

[Optional] Highlighted for: IOC and MTSP concentrations

marable_hannah_5
Country | Program Name

Program Type: Exchange

Language: English

[Optional] Features: Internship, Research

[Optional] Highlighted for: IOC and MTSP concentrations

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Meet Jaeny Yoo

Major/Minor: Biology/Communications Major and Studio Art Minor
Program & Location: Yonsei International Summer School, Seoul, South Korea
Term: Summer 2019

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Recommended Programs

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https://international.uky.edu/ea/maps/media-arts-studies

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