Mission, Vision, Values


UNC Global is responsible for executing Carolina’s objective to infuse a global dimension throughout the University’s teaching, research and service activities, to deepen and broaden UNC’s worldwide reach, and to enhance its global visibility.


UNC Global aspires to strengthen the University’s global presence by drawing top faculty members and students from around the world; conducting research of global significance; involving an increasing number of students in study abroad and global experiential learning programs; and increasing the breadth and depth of global partnerships.

Core Values

  • Teaching: Carolina students should graduate as conscientious global citizens, aware and respectful of world cultures.
  • Research and Service: Carolina faculty, staff and students should conduct research and scholarship and engage in endeavors that help to build global awareness, develop solutions to world problems, and improve the quality of life worldwide.
  • Collaboration: Partnerships and exchanges with leading global universities and institutes should provide mutually advantageous relationships that facilitate student and faculty exchanges, collaborative research and scholarship.