Study abroad in the US at University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW):
Founded in 1947, the public University of North Carolina, Wilmington (UNCW) has an outstanding academic ranking, and offers its current 18,000 students a typically American campus flair close to the beach.
- a variety of practice-oriented bachelor’s and master’s programs as well as doctoral possibilities
- AACSB-accredited business faculty
- small classes
- applied learning in one of the best institutions in the country
- particularly attractive location for optimal leisure time and travel through the US
- more than 260 campus clubs and teams
- study in the Hollywood of the East Coast near beautiful beaches
- scholarship possibilities
Study in the USA:
Choose from a variety of interesting classes the right one for you. At UNCW you can stay for one or two semesters abroad, a complete Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or even your PhD:
Study start and duration of study
At the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the academic year is divided into two semesters of 4 months each. So there are two possible starting dates every year, in January and in August.
The semester begins with two orientation days, during which new students get to know the impressive and expansive UNCW campus, as well as their fellow students and professors, and have lots of fun with many fun activities.
The next possible start dates are:
First day of class: August 23, 2023
End of classes: December 14, 2023
First day of class: January 10, 2024
End of classes: May 7, 2024
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Wilmington (North Carolina) – the home of UNCW
The city of Wilmington – a historic city located on the East Coast of the US that is widely known from TV-series and movie productions. Here, students will find breathtaking beaches and the largest port in the state of North Carolina. The moderately warm temperatures in North Carolina are perfect to escape the German autumn and winter gray. Lagoons and lighthouses, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the unique coastal landscape make the area a particularly attractive study location. Learn more about Wilmington, the home of UNC Wilmington.
Be a Seahawk
At UNCW, there are over 260 clubs and teams within the Seahawk community. The Seahawks, the university’s sports teams, fill huge stadiums at their games, fueled by their fans – a feeling you’ll never forget. Of course, the seahawk – Sammy, the well-known mascot of the UNCW, should not be missing. Our alumnis know: Once a Seahawk – always a Seahawk! Whether it’s an a capella choir, a sports team or events like UNCWeekends and Beach Blast – at UNCW, you can make life-long experiences and fully enjoy American campus life.
Living at UNCW
Experience the typical American university flair as seen on the cinema screen: At UNCW students live on campus – either in apartments or rooms. Sports facilities, parks, the cinema, 16 restaurants, the cafeteria, the book store and the large library are nearby and easily accessible through campus. One of the most popular surfing beaches, Wrightsville Beach, is just minutes from the campus and offers students plenty of recreational opportunities.
Going to UNCW was the best decision I could have made for my international term.
Study Abroad – UNCW