Our award-winning faculty are making a difference in today’s most pressing social issues such as substance abuse, eldercare, developmental disabilities, child welfare, mental health care, disaster response, and supporting military families. And faculty, students and alumni are sharing their knowledge and experience internationally.
By building relationships with schools and organizations in other countries, we have an invaluable opportunity to learn from each other. From study abroad to research activities to exchange programs, the UNC School of Social Work's global connections offer a world of experience.
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Working with universities in China, Sweden and India
Opportunities are actively sought to collaborate with international peers on research and other academic activities. The School has signed “memorandums of understanding (MOUs)” with East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai; the School of Health, Care and Social Welfare at Mälardalen University in Västerås, Sweden; and the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) in Pune, India. Read more
Study Abroad Program
Our study abroad program has included study in China, Eastern Europe, Cuba, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, South Africa, Mexico, England, Ireland, the Netherlands, India and Sweden, to examine social welfare issues in different societies and gain a deeper understanding of the globalization of social issues. Read more
In 2011-12, we hosted study abroad trips to India and South Africa.
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Click on the interactive map to discover the international work that our faculty and students are doing. Our School truly has a global reach!