The staff and programs of the African Studies Center work to provide the University and the people of North Carolina with a campus hub for interdisciplinary inquiry and communication on Africa, including the sponsorship of a wide variety of activities that bring together interested faculty and students from a large number of academic disciplines, focusing on the interconnected issues of democratization, development, health, and gender. The African Studies Center is located in the FedEx Global Education Center on the UNC Campus and is part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Diversity Policy
The UNC Study Abroad Office offers numerous programs for students interested in studying abroad in Africa. There are 30 UNC approved programs offered in all regions of the continent, in addition to UNC faculty-led programs in Senegal, South Africa, Rwanda, and Ghana.
The African Studies Center offers Academic Year and Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for Graduate and Undergraduate students. Applications for the 2014-2015 Academic Year, and Summer 2014 will be due January 31, 2014 at 5 PM. Information sessions will be held on Nov. 6, 12, 13, and 19 and Dec. 5. See the ASC events calendar for more information.