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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 >

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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 >

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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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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 >

Announcements

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 »
Senior Zeba Ahmed is awarded a Fulbright Research Assistantship to conduct ethnographic research on the roles that Japanese community-based organizations and nonprofits play in fostering a sense of community. Zeba will live in Japan for 10 months from Sept. 2014 to June 2015. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Wednesday, April 29

CILE’s 22nd Annual McLean Lecture in International Law & Reception: “The Genesis and Development of the Vis Moot: A Platform for Global Legal Education and the Rule of Law”
Time:
5:30 pm
Presenter:
Professor Eric Bergsten, Former Senior Legal Officer and Secretary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
Location:
Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom, Barco Law Building

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.