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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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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 >

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Celebrate International Education Week - October 15-21, 2017

For one week every year, students at universities and colleges across the United States celebrate and experience the benefits of international education and exchange. Learn more >

Announcements

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 »

UCIS This Week

Tuesday, September 19

German and Careers
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Tom Dzimian, Director Career Services, German American Chamber of Commerce, New York
Location:
Gold Room, University Club, 123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Silk Screen Film Festival: Himeanole
Himeanôrn
Time:
8:00 pm to 9:29 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Wednesday, September 20

Conversations on Europe - Germany's Elections: What's at Stake in 2017?
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
211 David L. Lawrence Hall
Can Workers Use International Law to Defend and Advance Human Rights? A Report Back from the 2017 International Labour Conference in Geneva
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Antonia Domingo, Assistant General Counsel, United Steelworkers
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, September 21

Diplomacy Lab
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Zsuzsánna Magdó, UCIS Diplomacy Lab Coordinator
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Welcome Back Reception
A Celebration of the New Academic Year
Time:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
African Studies Program
Location:
4130 WWPH
Monkey Business
Contemporary Japanese and American Writers Discuss Their Writing
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
CL 0324
Silk Screen Film Festival : Kupal
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:21 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Silk Screen Film Festival : Harmonium
Time:
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Friday, September 22

Modern History and the Reign of Questions
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Holly Case, Associate Professor of History, Brown University
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Silk Screen Film Festival: Close-Knit
Time:
8:00 pm to 10:15 pm

Saturday, September 23

Faculty Professional Development Workshop
Teaching About Africa: Best Practices and Useful Resources
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Dr. Lioba Moshi, African Studies Institute, Franklin College of Arts& Sciences, University of Georgia
Location:
3199 WWPH
Teaching Foreign Language Across the Curriculum
Time:
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Rob Anderson, LAC Coordinator, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Silk Screen Film Festival: Old Stone
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:20 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Monday, September 25

The Russian-speaking Population in Post-Soviet Space: National Security and Minority Rights After Crimea
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Kristina Kallas, Director, University of Tartu Narva College, Estonia
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Concert with Albertico Lescay & Formas
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Tuesday, September 26

Summer Study Abroad Scholarship Information Session
Nationality Rooms Programs
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
CL 501
Sustainable Development Goals for a Better World: A Conversation with Jeffrey Sachs
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts

Wednesday, September 27

English | Japanese Language Social Hour
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Presenter:
Asian Studies Center and the English Language Institute at the University of Pittsburgh
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Understanding Opposition and Support for Resource Extraction
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Moises Arce
Location:
4217 Wesley Posvar Hall

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. 

1,903

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

183

International studies certificates conferred in 2015-16.