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Pitt Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

In the Year of Pitt Global, University of Pittsburgh has been honored as a top producer of Fulbright students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Learn more >

Ferguson Voices
Ferguson Voices at University Libraries

The Global Studies Center, Pitt Libraries, and others are partnering to bring the traveling exhibit Ferguson Voices: Disrupting the Frame to Pitt libraries for Black History Month. Learn more >

2019 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers
2019 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers

Join the University of Pittsburgh for the 2019 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers, June 17-21. Apply by February 15, 2019 Learn more and apply >

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Applications Open for Brussels Study Tour

The European Study Center's annual trip to Brussels will be June 16-22, 2019. Tour participants will gain first-hand knowledge about several key issues facing the EU right now. Learn more and apply >

UCIS This Week

Wednesday, February 20

Emancipation and its Discontents: The Rise of Antisemitism in Western Europe
Time:
12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
Presenter:
John Lyon
Location:
1502 Posvar Hall
Japan 2019: Outlook and Challenges
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Koji Abe, Deputy Consul General of Japan in New York
Location:
4130 WWPH

Thursday, February 21 to Sunday, February 24

2019 International Model African Union Conference
Time:
(All day)
Location:
Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Thursday, February 21

Globalized Authoritarianism and Its Effects: Regimes, Refugees, and Resistance
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Presenter:
Sidney Tarrow, Wendy Pearlman, Jackie Smith
Location:
Posvar Hall 2432
Ruins and Glory: The Long Spanish Civil War in Latin America
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Kirsten Weld
Location:
Simmons A, Tepper Quad, Carnegie Mellon University
Third Annual Distinguished Departmental Lecture: Racial Reconciliation, Institutional Morality, and the Social Science of DNA
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Alondra Nelson
Location:
University Club Reception: 5-6 p.m.; Lecture: 6-8 p.m.

Friday, February 22

Roadmap to Model African Union
Time:
(All day)
Symposium on African diasporas in the Indian Ocean
Time:
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location:
602 Cathedral of Learning
The 'Security Trap' in Latin America
Using the State to Fight Violence with Violence
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
North Korea in Transition Speaker Series Opening Lecture
Time:
6:00 pm
Presenter:
Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Location:
3911 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Sunday, February 24

East European Festival
Time:
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning, Commons Room

Monday, February 25 to Sunday, March 10

Names instead of Numbers: Remembrance Book for the Prisoners of Dachau Concentration Camp
Time:
(All day)
Location:
Posvar Hall

Monday, February 25

Peace Corps Information Session
Peace Corps Week 2019
Time:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Kaitlin Powers
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Hands-On Community Workshop with Poet/Artists Saretta Morgan and Bekezela Mguni
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
Digital Scholarship Commons, Hillman Library

Tuesday, February 26

Conversations on Europe: World's Fairs & International Expositions
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Benshi Workshop
Time:
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Hot Topics/Global Perspectives
Time:
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Location:
Hillman Library ground floor (next to Cup and Chaucer)
Less-Commonly-Taught-Languages Coffeehouse
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Location:
William Pitt Union, Assembly Room
Benshi Workshop
Time:
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Wednesday, February 27

Pogroms, Blood Libels, and Other Forms of Antisemitism in Eastern and Central Europe
Time:
12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
Presenter:
Irina Livezeanu
Location:
1502 Posvar Hall
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Panel
Peace Corps Week
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Peace Corps Application Workshop
Peace Corps Week 2019
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Kaitlin Powers
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, February 28 to Friday, March 1

Career Toolkit Series: Student Career Networking Trip - Washington D.C.
Time:
(All day)

News

Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply for International Studies Fund (ISF) grants through March 15, 2019. The ISF provides financial assistance to graduate and undergraduate students to conduct research on international issues or in an international setting and/or with international collaborators. Learn More »
In the Year of Pitt Global, University of Pittsburgh has been honored as a top producer of Fulbright students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Learn More »
Several student film essays from the London Film Programme are slated to be screened at the BFI Future Film Festival in London. Learn More »

ucis by the Numbers

3

The University of Pittsburgh is home to three federally funded international studies centers under Title VI of the Department of Education. 

2,104

Pitt Students participated in an experience abroad in 2017-18. 

155

International studies certificates conferred in 2017-18.