Find a Program

With almost 400 programs in more than 70 countries, choosing a study abroad program can feel daunting. However, you can use specific criteria to help narrow down your search. Use the Advanced Search tool then browse through the search results to explore your options. You can even save your favorites to your heelsabroad profile!

  • Location: Do you prefer a specific region/country/city?
  • Program type: Is a certain type of program better suited for your goals? As an in-state student, is an exchange program the best option financially for you? Do you want to be in class with Americans or local students?
  • Program costs: How much do you have budgeted for study abroad? Can your family afford a program which costs more than a typical term at UNC?
  • Length or term: How much time do you want to spend abroad? Do you want to use UNC financial aid and scholarships, only available during fall and spring?
  • Language: Is there a certain foreign language you want to study while abroad? At what level? What language of instruction do you prefer?
  • Academics: Are you looking for certain academic aspects of a program? What kind of courses do you want to take abroad? What kind of credit are you looking for? Do you want the opportunity to conduct research, do an internship, or have a service-learning opportunity?