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We are located in the FedEx Global Education Center (GEC) at 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516; suites 3106-3111.

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    FLAS Information

    Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) are funded with grants from the U.S. Department of Education. They are awarded in a competitive process to graduate students to pursue a foreign language and area studies for professional purposes. The FLAS funding award is contingent upon federal allocations.

    Applications for Academic Year 2015-2016 and Summer 2015 are due by Friday, January 30, 2015.  For more information about the application process to study Slavic languages please visit website of the UNC Center for Global Initiatives at For application questions, please contact Beth-Ann Kutchma, CGI FLAS Coordinator, at  For questions about summer programs, please contact Zumrat Salmorbekova, CSEEES Associate Director, at

    Please review the list of eligible languages at


    Application Instructions

    All applicants for FLAS@UNC should follow the common application instructions here. Please also review this FAQ, which applies specifically to applicants applying for languages supported by CGI (Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi/Urdu, Polish, and Russian).


    CSEEES and FLAS were recently featured in a "Why Carolina?" video. To view the video, please click here.

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