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Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

The 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization is awarded to the University of Pittsburgh by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Read more >

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Help Pitt Alum Become CNN Hero

Samir Lakhani was a Pitt student volunteering in Cambodia when inspiration struck. Now he's a finalist for CNN Hero of the Year. Vote now! Read more >

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High School Language Programs Immerse Students in Mandarin Chinese, Russian

High school students learned Mandarin Chinese and Russian in two STARTALK programs at the University of Pittsburgh over the summer. Read more >


Stay up to date on Pitt’s responses regarding travel restrictions involving the U.S. government's Executive Orders. Learn More »
The Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership received an honorable mention for the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Awards at the 5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 22, 2017. Learn More »
Pitt Nursing Professor Richard Henker and School of Law alumna Vjosa Osmani, from the Republic of Kosovo, are recognized for their international accomplishments as recipients of the 2016-2017 Sheth International Achievement Awards. Learn More »

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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. 


Pitt Students participated in a study abroad experience in 2015-16. 


International studies certificates conferred in 2015-16.