Affiliated Programs

UCIS works closely with most of the academic departments and professional schools at the University of Pittsburgh. In some cases, this collaboration has been formalized through the establishment of joint centers, located at the relevant school, but jointly sponsored with UCIS:

Center for International Legal Education (CILE)
The Center for International Legal Education provides a global approach to legal education. Serving both American and foreign students, Pitt Law alumni, and the local legal community, CILE adds international substance to the study and practice of law in Pittsburgh. Learn More >
Institute for International Studies in Education (IISE)
IISE's mission is to serve as a research and training institute in comparative, international, and development education. Learn More >
International Business Center (IBC)
A joint venture of the Katz Graduate School of Business and UCIS, the IBC is a unique resource that develops, operates and supports programs designed to build international competence and expertise in business students, faculty, and practitioners, and help businesses enhance their international competitiveness. Learn More >
Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies
The Ridgway Center is dedicated to generating scholarship that educates the next generation of security analysts. Its purpose is to produce original and impartial analysis that informs policymakers who must confront diverse challenges to state and human security.  Learn More >
World History Center
The World History Center emphasizes research, teaching, and international collaboration on the global past, with attention to policies for the global future. Learn More >