feature image
Pitt US Passport Day

Get your first US passport or renew an expiring passport at the Pitt Passport Event on January 17 and 18, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm in the Lower Lounge, WPU. Read more>

feature image
India Consul General visits campus

The Asian Studies Center hosted India Consul General Riva Ganguly Das on November 10, 2016. She spent two days in discussions with Pitt schools and centers, and met with Chancellor Gallagher, Provost Beeson, and Chancellor Emeritus Nordenberg. Read more>

feature image
2017 Sheth Int'l Achievement Awards

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Deadline is January 5, 2017 to submit nominations for the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement and the Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award. Learn More >

feature image
Race, Gender & Leadership Series

A TedTalk-style conversation by Kakenya Ntaiya about her life in Kenya, her brave bargain with her father to let her continue her education, and her founding of a school for girls.  See the Video >

Announcements

Pitt’s Distinguished Professor Emerita Marcia Landy received an Honorary Doctorate from Stockholm University for contributions to the Humanities. Landy has been a long-time collaborator with Stockholm’s Department of Cinema Studies. Learn More »
The Center for Latin American Studies and the Asian Studies Center in conjunction with Renmin University of China organized a conference on the changing relations between China, United States and Latin America, held in Beijing, October 20-21, 2016. UCIS director, Ariel Armony, delivered the keynote address: Key Trends in Latin America and What They Mean for China.  Learn More »
International alumnus Ohjoon Kwon (ENGG 85) received The Korea Society’s James A. Van Fleet Award at a ceremony in New York on May 18, 2016. The award recognizes his outstanding contributions to promote friendly relations between the United States and Korea. Mr. Kwon is Chairman and CEO of Korea-based POSCO, a multinational steel-making company.  Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Thursday, December 1

From the American People
A Geography of U.S. Foreign Aid in Israel/Palestine
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Lisa Bhungalia
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
La guerrillera y el cuerpo en trauma en Nunca estuve sola, de Nidia Díaz
Time:
12:30 pm
Presenter:
by Paola Calahorrano PhD Candidate in Hispanic Literature at Boston University
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Witness of Case No 6 (Svidetel' dela No 6), Kazakhstan, 2016
Film Screening and Post-Discussion with Filmmaker
Time:
1:30 pm
Presenter:
Serik Abishev
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Let's Talk Africa
Immigration, Refugees, and Life in South Sudan
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Presenter:
Harriet Levin Millan
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall

Friday, December 2

The Legacy of Fidel and the Future of Cuba
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Careers in the Navy and Intelligence
as part of the International Toolkit Series
Time:
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar
Between Nation and Market: European Literature in the 19th Center - A Roundtable Discussion
Time:
4:30 pm
Location:
The University Club, Ballroom A

Sunday, December 4

Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House
Time:
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning Commons Room

Monday, December 5

EU Development Symposium
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Renate Hahlen, the Minister Counselor of Development at the Delegation of the European Union to the US
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Tuesday, December 6

Conversations on Europe: Migrant Experience in Germany (auf deutsch)
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
various
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall

Wednesday, December 7

Innovative Online & EFL Education Examples from China & Colombia
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
5604 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
So Long Asleep: Waking the Ghosts of War
a documentary film by David Plath
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Presenter:
David Plath, Filmmaker and Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Friday, December 9

Call for Papers: Migration of Culture Conference
An Undergradaute Conference in the Modern Languages (March 30-31, 2017)
Time:
(All day)
Location:
University of Pittsburgh
2016 High School Model EU
Time:
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location:
Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

ucis by the Numbers

4

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.