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Students at the University of North Carolina live in an increasingly globalized society. It is critical that they develop a fuller understanding of the variable nature of earth’s people and nations. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with its rich diversity of programs possessing a strong international focus and its strong commitment to study abroad, provides an exceptional learning environment for the study of these critical issues.

Read about how the Curriculum in Global Studies achieves this mission.

We are excited to announce the launch of the MA in Global Studies.

The first graduate students are matriculating in Fall 2014. For information about the program and admissions procedures, please see the Masters tab above and the program brochure.

This Week

Phillips AmbassadorsYanshuo Wu of Tianjin, China, a global studies and psychology double major with a minor in business administration, was awarded a Phillip Ambassadors scholarship for study abroad during the spring 2014 semester at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.MacGregor smallMichael MacGregor of Charlotte, a business administration and global studies double major with a French minor, was awarded a Phillips Ambassadors scholarship for study abroad during summer 2014 through the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School: Chinese University of Hong Kong program.

The Phillips Ambassadors is a program of UNC’s Carolina Asia Center, in association with the study abroad office. Phillips Ambassadors are selected twice a year and receive $5,000 each. Selection is based on strong communication skills, intellectual curiosity and engagement, academic achievement, evidence of generous service to the campus and wider community, and a previous record of leadership.