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UCIS Celebrates 50 Years

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) at the University of Pittsburgh. Today UCIS is recognized as a leading institution in international scholarship and education. 

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Global Legacies of 1968

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the 'year that changed the world.' UCIS is commemorating this with our Global Legacies of 1968 series. Learn More >

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Pitt Among Top Fulbright Grant Producers

Pitt is one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students and scholars for the 2017-18 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Learn More >

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Teaching Center Helps Students in Sicily Create 360-degree Tours of Archaeological Sites

During the 2017 Pitt in Sicily Study Abroad Program, Pitt students produced a YouTube series as a Greek Archaeology course project. Read more >


During the 2017 Pitt in Sicily Study Abroad Program, Pitt students produced a YouTube series as a Greek Archaeology course project. Learn More »
The event, Who Run the World?, was part of Pitt’s annual Women’s Empowerment Week hosted by Student Government Board. Learn More »
In a single day, students, parents, faculty, staff and other University of Pittsburgh supporters generated $9 million-plus for scholarships, research and both academic and student activities, Pitt officials announced Monday. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Saturday, April 21

French Immersion Institute Workshop
8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Bénédicte Barlat, Directrice - Centre Francophone de Pittsburgh
Posvar 4130, University of Pittsburgh

Monday, April 23

Author Visit - EU Prize for Literature: 2018 CES Book Choice
6:30 pm
Marente du Moor, Author of The Dutch Maiden
Carnegie Library of Oakland, South Wing Reading Room

Tuesday, April 24

EuroForum: City Networks and the Pittsburgh Glasgow Project
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Grant Ervin, Des McNulty, Lee Haller
Virtual Briefing
Housing as a Human Right: Legal and Ethical Considerations
6:00 pm
Pitt's Human Rights Working Group
107 David Lawrence Hall

Friday, April 27

UCIS Graduation Celebration
3:00 pm
Ballroom, O'Hara Student Center

Saturday, April 28

Screening: Itzhak
3:30 pm

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 2015-16. 


International studies certificates conferred in 2015-16.