Teaching Abroad

UNCP encourages faculty to teach abroad.

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The Magellan Exchange offers approved faculty members at Magellan partner institutions the opportunity for short-term professional development and research collaboration experiences through its faculty exchange program.

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The Fulbright program offers faculty a wide range of options to teaching abroad. There are many opportunities that should be considered. Some options are:

Public Policy Fellowship

Provide expertise while gaining hands-on public sector experience in participating foreign countries while simultaneously carrying out an academic research/study project.

Distinguished Chairs Program

Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates should be senior scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record.

English Teaching Assistant Program

Improve foreign students’ English language abilities and knowledge of the United States while increasing the U.S. student's own language skills and knowledge of the host country. 

International Education Administers Program

The International Education Administers (IEA) seminars program helps international education professionals and senior higher education officials from the United States create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries.

Specialist Program

The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of 2 to 6 weeks. Contact World Learning at: fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org.

U.S. Scholar Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 800 American scholars and professionals per year to approximately 130 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

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Ludwigsburg University

Ludwigsburg University is a partner school with UNCP. The Lectureship Program allows UNCP faculty to apply for a short term teaching opportunity at Ludwigsburg in Germany. Interested faculty should check out information about Ludwigsburg: HERE or review and fill out an application for the program.