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Shale Gas Conference

Managing Risks in the Shale Industry: A Comparison of Policies Worldwide attracts experts from seven countries for March 18-19 conference to discuss benefits, risks and uncertainties of the rapidly expanding shale gas industry. Learn More >

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35th Annual Latin American Festival

Caribbean and Latin American food, arts, crafts, music and dance performances from noon to 10 p.m., March 21, 2015 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet Street in Oakland. Learn More >

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STARTALK Summer Russian Language

Ten Pittsburgh high-schoolers will spend four weeks in a residential Russian language program this summer at the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg. The Center for Russian & East European Studies was awarded a STARTALK grant to run the program. Learn More >

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International Week Contest Winners

Kanyinsola Oduntan (left) chose the inaugural Pitt in Japan summer study abroad program as her grand prize for the first-ever International Week contest. Sarah Fullerton won an iPad mini, and Harinee Suthakar won a Sony NEX-F3 camera donated by Pitt Food Services.  Read more >

pitt in the Himalayas students
Pitt in the Himalayas featured in The Times of India

Students on the semester-long study abroad program "Pitt in the Himalayas" tell reporter about their appreciation for the region's beauty and their memories of a lifetime. Read more >


Professor Jules Lobel (School of Law) and associate professor Gayle Rogers (Dept. of English) are the 2015 recipients of a UCIS Faculty Fellowship. Lobel and Rogers will use their fellowship to organize a major international conference at the University.  The UCIS Faculty Fellowship aims to produce a significant impact on the international profile of the University of Pittsburgh.  Learn More »
The University Center for International Studies is hosting Wines Around the World, an Open House for faculty to welcome Professor Ariel Armony as the Center’s new director and the University’s senior director of international programs. The event will be held on Thursday, March 19 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Remarks at 3:50 p.m.  Learn More »
Pitt political science professor, Dr. B. Guy Peters received an honorary doctorate from Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven in Belgium as part of the university’s Patron Saint’s Day celebration on February 2, 2015.  Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Friday, March 6

Japanese Conversation Table
4:00 pm
Room 316, Old Engineering Hall

ucis by the Numbers


The University of Pittsburgh is home to four federally funded international studies centers under Title VI of the Department of Education. 


Pitt Students participated in a study abroad experience in 2013-14. 


Students received international studies certificates in 2013-14.