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LL.M. students at UNC School of Law are able to take advantage of numerous resources and centers on the UNC campus and in the local area to augment and enhance their LL.M. experience.

The International Programs office at UNC School of Law is the first stop for information and assistance for all LL.M. students. We look forward to assisting you during your time at UNC School of Law.

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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services promotes international educational exchange through its services and programs. It serves as the principal administrative, advising and programming office for approximately 2,500 international undergraduate, graduate and professional students and international faculty, researchers, postdoctoral fellows and academic staff.

Key Programs & Initiatives

  • Programs - Opportunities for new international students to meet U.S. students and hosts from the Chapel Hill community.
  • New Students - International students can learn about getting their visa and planning for their UNC-Chapel Hill experience.
FedEx Global Education Center
FedEx Global Education Center

The Center for Global Initiatives

The Center for Global Initiatives is a catalyst for the innovative work of faculty and students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The goals of the Center are to cultivate ideas that have the potential to reshape intellectual communities, bridge disciplinary boundaries to generate diverse perspectives and engage external audiences in the University's global activities.

Key Programs & Research Areas

African Studies Center

The African Studies Center is a hub for interdisciplinary inquiry and communication on Africa. We sponsor activities that bring together faculty and students from throughout the University to address issues related to the African continent. Among our principle topical areas of focus are democratization, development, health and gender.

Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations

The Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations aims to promote understanding of the Middle East through teaching, research and community outreach. The University aims to support a full range of traditional Middle East Studies, including the region's non-Muslim peoples and civilizations, while at the same time broadening the focus to include Muslim peoples and civilizations outside of the traditional area studies limits.

Center for European Studies

The mission of the University of North Carolina Center for European Studies is to advance understanding of the social, political and economic events that shape contemporary Europe, in particular the European integration project. The Center has been designated a National Resource Center by the U.S. Department of Education and disseminates knowledge about contemporary Europe by funding new faculty and graduate student research and by developing original teaching materials for use in outreach programs with public schools, business and media organizations. The Center is one of 11 European Union Centers of Excellence funded by the European Commission and also runs the national network of E.U. Centers of Excellence.

Key Programs & Initiatives

Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Operated jointly by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University, the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies is one of 15 National Resource Centers (NRC) in Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies as designated by the International Education and Graduate Programs (IEGPS) Office of the U.S. Department of Education. The Center supports a variety of activities including teacher training, undergraduate education, graduate student and faculty research, exchange programs, conferences, seminars and public outreach programs.

Key Programs & Initiatives

Institute for the Study of the Americas

The Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge of the Latin American experience in the Western Hemisphere. It builds on a long-standing and distinguished tradition of scholarly interest in Latin America.

Key Programs

Carolina Asia Center

The Carolina Asia Center (CAC) seeks to promote inter-disciplinary research of Asian history, languages, societies and cultures by Carolina faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in such areas as Asian modernities, the environment, urban studies, regionalization and nationalism, history and memory, media, arts and culture, gender, production, migration and global work, intercultural communication, economic development and human rights discourses.

Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases

UNC is committed to improving health in North Carolina and around the world. The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) advances this goal by uniting and promoting global health research, teaching and service activities across campus. IGHID recognizes that the most pressing health challenges and emerging diseases know no boundaries: global health is local health.

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