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Biology majors are encouraged to consider study abroad through various programs organized by the UNC Study Abroad Office

UNC had a joint degree agreement with (NUS)  National University of Singapore.  For more information:  Biology course worksheet for NUS:

One of these programs, designed specifically for science majors, is the Trans Atlantic Science Student Exchange Program (TASSEP), which permits students to receive full credit for courses taken at a European university.

Study opportunities are available in the Galapagos Islands:

Additional study abroad opportunities are offered on the Go website:

Within North Carolina, you may consider the opportunities available at the Highlands Biological Station in the southern Appalachian mountains or on the North Carolina coast at the UNC Institute for Marine Sciences:

A great resource for funding can be found here:

For questions about Study Abroad opportunities, please contact Dr Alain Laederach (

For questions about Study Abroad transfer credit, please contact Dr Elaine Yeh (