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UCIS Celebrates 50 Years

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) at the University of Pittsburgh. Today UCIS is recognized as a leading institution in international scholarship and education. 

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2018 Sheth International Achievement Awards

Nominations now open for Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement and the Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award. Learn More >

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Pitt Among Top Fulbright Grant Producers

Pitt is one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students and scholars for the 2017-18 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Learn More >

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Teaching Center Helps Students in Sicily Create 360-degree Tours of Archaeological Sites

During the 2017 Pitt in Sicily Study Abroad Program, Pitt students produced a YouTube series as a Greek Archaeology course project. Read more >

News

On June 26, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that President Trump’s executive order restricting travel to the United States is constitutional. In a statement responding to the order, the University of Pittsburgh expresses its commitment to an inclusive environment. Learn More »
The University of Pittsburgh strengthened its existing partnerships with European institutes with a trans-Atlantic trip in April by Pitt officials, including Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, to renew agreements with Newcastle University in England and universities in France. Learn More »
During the 2017 Pitt in Sicily Study Abroad Program, Pitt students produced a YouTube series as a Greek Archaeology course project. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Thursday, July 19 to Friday, July 20

Patching the Liberal World Order: How Can International Cooperation Pwn Emerging Cyber Challenges
Jean Monnet Center of Excellence Workshop
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Michael Colaresi, Political Science and various
Location:
William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge and Croghan-Schenley Room, CoL

Monday, July 23

2018 PittStart University Resource Fair
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location:
Alumni Hall Ballroom

Tuesday, July 24

2018 PittStart UCIS Q & A Presentation
Be Global Ready at Home or Abroad
Time:
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Brice Lynn
Location:
324 CL

ucis by the Numbers

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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.