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Study Abroad  

Welcome to the Study Abroad Office!

Schedule an Appointment

THE STUDY ABROAD OFFICE HAS MOVED!  We are located in Ramsey Library Room 28!  Please come and visit us!

To Schedule an Appointment, you'll need to sign in with your UNC Asheville username and password. You will see our staff profiles and schedules. Click on the person you want the appointment with and then the available time slot that you would like and follow the prompts.

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We offer assistance to students who want to experience academics in other countries as well as other parts of the United States. Come & visit our Resource Library where you can discover which programs will be right for you!

Studying Abroad and Studying Away provides a unique opportunity for students to diversify their college education. Students have many choices when it comes to locations where they can study.

Our staff is here to help students decide what programs will be best for them and to assist them in applying for programs. We also assist students while they are away and upon their return.

"Study Abroad" means studying anywhere outside the United States of America. "Study Away" means studying at an institution within the United States that is outside of your home state/city. We offer information on a other options such as internships, volunteer opportunities, and other international experiences.

Helpful Information: Budgeting for Study Abroad

To Begin the Process:

It is required that students begin their study abroad journey with an appointment with the Study Abroad office.   Students can make an appointment by click the "Schedule an Appointment" button above or students may take advantage of our Walk-In Hours: MWF 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and T/R Noon-2:30 p.m.  We are located in 28 Ramsey Library.

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Turkey: Doorway to Europe and Asia

We have a new destination:  Turkey!  Istanbul Bilgi University is located in the country's economic, cultural and historical heart: Istanbul.   Bilgi offers students a wide range of disciplines including literature, history, mathematics, music psychology, sociology, film & television, public relations, management of performing arts, media and communication systems, photography & video, political science, business administration, international finance, international trade & business, business economics, economics, marketing and international relations.

Planning on Studying Abroad?

If you are planning to Study Abroad and would like to receive academic credit, you must come by the Study Abroad office in Brown Hall 248 and fill out an application and permission to study abroad prior to leaving.