The following is important information about the language to which you will apply. Please scroll down to view languages by undergraduate and graduate offerings.

Undergraduate Students

Unless otherwise indicated, all undergraduate applicants must be at the INTERMEDIATE-level or higher in the language of application.

Language Summer Academic Year Special Requirements (if any) FAQ/Website Coordinator
Arabic (Middle East career/research focus)                                                               Will be considered by Center for Global Initiatives Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Arabic (Asia career/research focus)                                                                                                                             Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Arabic (N. Africa career/research focus) African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard
Chinese Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Dutch Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Greek, Modern NOT OFFERED Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Haitian Creole NOT OFFERED Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Hebrew, Modern NOT OFFERED Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Hindi Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Italian Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Japanese Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Kiswahili African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Korean Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Lingala African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Persian NOT OFFERED Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Polish Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard
Portuguese, Brazilian NOT OFFERED Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Portuguese, Iberian Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Russian Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard
Turkish NOT OFFERED Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Turkish (European career/research focus) Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Urdu Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Wolof African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Yucatec Maya NOT OFFERED Applicants for level 3 must submit a 1-page propsal in Maya; Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Other Latin American languages NOT OFFERED Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard-copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Other Sub-Saharan African languages NOT OFFERED African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Other Asian languages NOT OFFERED Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Languages not listed or otherwise covered by a center Please contact before starting application in an unlisted language Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard

 

Graduate Students

Unless otherwise indicated, all graduate applicants must be at the INTERMEDIATE-level of the language to which they apply.

Language Summer Academic Year Special Requirements (if any) FAQ/Website Coordinator
Arabic (European diaspora career/research focus) Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Arabic (Middle East career/research focus) Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Arabic (Asia career/research focus) Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Arabic (N. Africa career/research focus) African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard
Chinese Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Dutch Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
French (Intermediate Level or Higher) (Intermediate Level or Higher) Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
German (Intermediate Level or Higher) (Intermediate Level or Higher) Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Greek, Modern Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Haitian Creole Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Hebrew, Modern Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Hindi Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Italian Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Japanese Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Kiswahili African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Korean Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Lingala African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Persian Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Polish Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard
Portuguese, Brazilian Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Portuguese, Iberian Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Russian Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard
Spanish (European career/research focus) Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Turkish (European career/research focus) Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Turkish Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Urdu (Asia career/research focus) Carolina Asia Center Thupten Norbu
Urdu (Middle East career/research focus) Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Shai Tamari
Wolof African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Yucatec Maya Applicants for level 3 must submit a 1-page propsal in Maya; Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Other Latin American languages Non-UNC transcripts must be submitted as official hard copies Institute for the Study of the Americas Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Other Sub-Saharan African languages NOT OFFERED African Studies Center Stacey Sewall
Other Western European languages Center for European Studies Kathleen Lindner
Languages not listed or otherwise covered by a center  Please contact before starting application in an unlisted language Center for Global Initiatives Iyman Gaspard