International Programs

Global Engagement Scholars Program

The UNC Charlotte Global Engagement Scholars Program (GESP) assist students in developing their global and intercultural competency skills. At the end of the program, students develop an e-portfolio demonstrating the attainment of these skills.

International Education Week

International Education Week is a week-long celebration of the global nature of UNC Charlotte. UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students are encouraged to explore the value of education abroad, the richness that is brought into our classrooms and departments by international students and faculty,...

Globally Networked Learning

Globally Networked Learning (GNL) refers to a collaborative approach to research and teaching that enables students and instructors, and researchers from different locations around the world to participate in learning and creation of knowledge together. GNL allows for access to international...

Global Gateways Program

The Global Gateways Program is a co-ed residential-based programming model designed to increase students’ self and cultural awareness with an international emphasis. The Global Gateways Wing of Witherspoon Hall offers a central location where students curious about different cultures, global issues...

International Women's Day Celebration

The Office of International Programs in collaboration with Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement, The Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and the UNC Charlotte’s Women Chorus, The Charlotteans, encourage members of the UNC Charlotte campus community to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD...

Black and Abroad

This is an opportunity for students interested in study abroad to hear and learn about the unique experiences Black UNC Charlotte students have had while overseas, and develop a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities students of color may face while living and studying in another...

Know Before You Go

The series will consist of five interactive workshops and a final presentation event. The five workshop topics are Financial Literacy, Social Justice, Sustainability, Intercultural Competence, and Career Development. Each workshop will explore the designated topic in a study abroad/global context,...

Odyssean Scholarship

This scholarship is for students who have a demonstrably high financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and who could not otherwise study abroad without the support offered by the scholarship.

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Workshops

The Gilman is a scholarship available to all Pell Grant recipients for study abroad of at least four weeks duration. Recipients receive between $3,000.00 and $8,000.00 to help offset the cost of studying in another country. Education Abroad at UNC Charlotte regularly holds workshops to assist...