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Global Travel Advisory

Jan 31, 2020: The U.S. Department of State has issued a do not travel advisory for China at this time. Members of the Pitt community scheduled to visit China in the coming weeks should work to cancel these plans. Pitt Global Operations is ready to offer support as needed. Learn more >

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Pitt and Newcastle Joint Event - CANCELLED

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, Newcastle University and the University of Pittsburgh have decided to postpone the International Place-Based University Network Conference. Learn more >

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Longtime Nationality Rooms Director Maxine Bruhns Retires

We celebrate Maxine Bruhns' distinguished 54-year career as Nationality Rooms director as we reflect on her formidable legacy. Learn more >

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Pitt Alum Earns First Author Credit

Meital Rosenberg, a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Economics, was recently credited as a first author in the journal Nature Sustainability. Learn more >

UCIS This Week

Thursday, April 2

Online: German Language Table
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: The Communist Horizon
Time:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Jodi Dean
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Canceled: Cafe Ivrit
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: Francophone Pause Cafe
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Language Media Center, G-17 Cathedral of Learning
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Canceled: Club Cúla Búla Meeting
Time:
8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, April 3

Online: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm
Online: ADDverse Poetry Collective Meeting
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Zoom Meeting

Saturday, April 4

CANCELED: CERIS Research Symposium -- Muslims in the Global: Past and Present
For Undergraduates and Graduates
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies
Location:
Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

Monday, April 6

Online: Russian Tutoring & Conversation Table
Time:
12:45 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
CANCELED: Mapping Loss in the Anthropocene Workshop on Maps as Art
Time:
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Global Studies Center and World History Center
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Online: Chinese Language & Culture Club Meeting
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Tuesday, April 7

German Club Conversation Table
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
POSTPONED--Film Series: El Silencio del Viento
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts
Canceled: Arabic Language & Culture Club
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Wednesday, April 8

Online Sessions: ARTSC 1000 - UCIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Preparing Juniors and Seniors for Employment Beyond Undergraduate Careers
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Angela Illig
Location:
4130 W. Posvar Hall
Brazil Nuts Bate-Popo
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Thursday, April 9

Online Session: Socialism for Realists
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Presenter:
Sam Gindin
Location:
Zoom (Register online)
Online: German Language Table
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Canceled: Cafe Ivrit
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
POSTPONED - Japanese Culture Through Video Games
2020 Japan Lecture Series
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Rachael Hutchinson, Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, University of Delaware
Location:
232 Cathedral of Learning
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, April 10

Online: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Postponed: Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm
Online: ADDverse Poetry Collective Meeting
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Zoom Meeting

News

The U.S. Department of State has issued a do not travel advisory for China at this time. This development follows the World Health Organization’s decision to classify the novel coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has also issued a warning for all of China. Learn More »
Rosenberg, a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Economics, was recently credited as a first author in the journal Nature Sustainability. Learn More »
This call for proposals is the next step of the Latinx Cluster Hire Initiative, first announced in June by Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd. 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.