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Study abroad students meet NPR’s Langfitt

Students in China for the five-week study abroad program, ‘Pitt in Shanghai,’ heard from NPR’s China correspondent, Frank Langfitt, about news reporting in China. Their program includes Chinese language, development, history and cultural studies. Learn More >

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Pitt hosts Chinese Vice Premier

China’s Vice Premier Liu Yandong met with Chancellor Gallagher and visited Pitt’s Confucius Institute and Health Sciences campus on June 19, 2015. The visit was part of a three-city US trip. Learn More >

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Class of 2015 Graduates with Certificates

The Class of 2015 graduated with 201 members holding a Certificate or Bachelor of Philosophy degree in International and Area Studies. Celebrations were held April 23 and 24, 2015.  Learn More >

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Countering Violent Extremism Conference

The conference, "Countering Violent Extremism in the United States and the European Union," will bring experts from four European countries and the U.S. to Pitt on April 9-10.  Learn More >

Minking Chyu, Ariel Armony, Asha Williams
3rd Annual Sheth International Awards

On March 18, 2015, Pitt engineering professor, Minking Chyu, was honored for contributions furthering international education, and GSPIA graduate, Asha Williams, was recognized as a young alumna for her social protection and social development work. Read more >

Announcements

On the heels of Vice Premier Liu Yandong’s visit to Pitt on June 19, 2015, Professor Ariel Armony, senior director of international programs and director of the University Center for International Studies, offers an insightful op-ed on what her visit means to the University and to the city. Learn 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 »
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

Wednesday, July 22

Pittsburgh's Largest Ukrainian Food and Fun Festival
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church: 116 Ella Street, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Thursday, July 23

Pittsburgh's Largest Ukrainian Food and Fun Festival
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church: 116 Ella Street, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Friday, July 24

Pittsburgh's Largest Ukrainian Food and Fun Festival
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church: 116 Ella Street, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Saturday, July 25

Pittsburgh's Largest Ukrainian Food and Fun Festival
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church: 116 Ella Street, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

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. 

1,707

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

291

Students received international studies certificates in 2013-14.