Steve Inskeep at Pitt's Summer Seminar in Global Issues
Keeping up with NPR's Steve Inskeep

Students at the Summer Seminar in Global Issues learn about urbanization through the lens of Steve Inskeep's book Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi, and hear from the author himself. Learn More >

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China Groundbreaking

Provost Patricia Beeson was joined by leaders from Pitt and Sichuan University for the groundbreaking ceremony, July 2, 2014, for the Sichuan University Pittsburgh Institute, a new undergraduate engineering school. Read more >

Nicole Constable poses with her book, "Born Out of Place"
Hong Kong Book Launch

Asian Studies Center director Nicole Constable spoke at Hong Kong University and at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club during a book tour for Born Out of Place, her new book that details the lives of female migrant workers. Learn More >

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Visit by EU Ambassador to US

At a welcome meeting, European Union Ambassador to the United States, João Vale de Alemeida, met with students, faculty and staff to discuss Pitt's European Union Center of Excellence, March 6, 2014. The Ambassador is joined by Center director Professor Ron Linden.  Read more >

LIthuanian Ambassador with group
Lithuanian Ambassador Visit

Lithuanian Ambassador, Zygimantas Pavilionis, met with Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, January 8, 2014. He was the guest of the European Union Center for Excellence and the European Studies Center. Learn More >

Announcements

Ariel C. Armony will be the University of Pittsburgh’s new senior director of international programs and director of the University Center for International Studies, Pitt Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Patricia E. Beeson announced on July 18. Dr. Armony will succeed Lawrence Feick, who will step down as the director of UCIS on February 28, 2015. Learn More »
Pitt sweeps both awards in national EU studies competition. The European Union Center of Excellence/European Studies Center’s virtual roundtable series, Conversations on Europe, was awarded the 2014 EUCE Outstanding Outreach Activity Award in May 2014. In March, Prof. Carolyn Ban, a Center faculty affiliate, won the Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship for her book. Learn More »
The University Center for International Studies is calling for nominations for its two Sheth International Achievement awards. From now through July 1, 2014, you may nominate candidates for the Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award and the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement.  Learn More »

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ucis by the Numbers

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

1,517

Pitt Students participated in a study abroad experience in 2012-13. 

260

Students received international studies certificates in 2012-13.