Director's Office

 

Welcome to the nerve center of Pitt’s global engagement. The University Center for International Studies (UCIS) supports multidisciplinary programs of research and instruction in international and area studies. UCIS is a key facilitator linking departments and schools across the University and connecting Pitt with universities and institutions in around the world.

About UCIS
The University Center for International Studies supports international programs, and is a key facilitator linking departments and schools across the University, and connecting Pitt with institutions in other countries.  Learn More >
Director's Biography
As the Senior Director of International Programs and Director of UCIS, Dr. Ariel C. Armony acts as the University's chief global officer. He works closely with Pitt's leadership team to direct global engagement. Learn More >
In The News
Ariel Armony is frequently called upon by national and world news media to comment on international issues—particularly the China-Latin America relationship—and by campus news outlets talking about Pitt's global initiatives. Learn More >
Leadership Travel
Director of UCIS and Senior Director of International Programs, Ariel Armony, travels around the globe to our partner institutions with other leadership from Pitt. Learn More >
UCIS Staff Directory
UCIS and the Director's Office includes staff working for area and thematic studies centers, the offices of International Services and Study Abroad, and the Nationality Rooms Program and Intercultural Exchange. Learn More >