Belkys Torres, Executive Director of Global Engagement
Torres Recognized by PACWC

The Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns (PACWC) has included Belkys Torres, UCIS's Executive Director for Global Engagement, in their Spotlight on Women Leaders. See the Video

Alana DeLoge teaches Quechua
Year of PittGlobal Reflected in New Programs

From Water in Central Eurasia to new minors in Less Commonly Taught Languages, new academic programs at Pitt emphasize that it's the University's Year of PittGlobal. Read More>

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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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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 >

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

Monday, September 17

Preparing Competitive Applications for Graduate School
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Nancy W. Glynn, Michel Gobat, Emily Rook-Koepsel, Erin Gatz
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Digital Portfolio Information Sessions
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Tuesday, September 18

Conversations on Europe: 100 Years of Women's Suffrage: Women In Europe Today
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
English| Japanese Language Social Hour
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Wednesday, September 19

Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World: Assessing Human Rights Impacts, Limitations, and Prospects at the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Time:
4:30 pm
Location:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building

Thursday, September 20

Communism, Youth, and Generation
A Live Interview with Matthias Neumann, University of East Anglia
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Sean Guillory and Matthias Neumann
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
African Studies Program Welcome Reception
Time:
4:30 pm
Location:
WWPH 4130

Friday, September 21

Pitt Park(ing) Day
Time:
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location:
BQ Lot, University of Pittsburgh
From Circular Economy to Circular Society
European Perspectives in Pittsburgh
Time:
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Aurora Sharrard
Location:
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: Center for Sustainable Landscapes; 1 Schenley Drive, Special Events Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
'What if Batman was from Chennai' and other Stories: Language, Cultural Regions, and Digital Media Platforms
South Asia Initiative Speaker Series - Year 3
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Aswin Punathambekar, University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
Location:
407 Cathedral of Learning

Saturday, September 22

Johnstown Slavic Festival
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
pin Johnstown Area Heritage Association, 201 6th Ave, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15906

Sunday, September 23

Silk Screen Film Festival: Mori, The Artist's Habitat
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
Seventh Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall
Silk Screen Film Festival: The Return
Time:
5:30 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Silk Screen Film Festival: Marlina the Murder in Four Acts
Time:
7:30 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Monday, September 24

On-the-ground Perspectives of Cuba
Time:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Tuesday, September 25

Did Prussia have an Atlantic History? The Partitions of Poland-Lithuania, French Guiana, and Climates in the Caribbean, 1760s-1790s
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Bernhard Struck, University of St. Andrews
Location:
3703 Posvar Hall, History Department Lounge
Did Prussia have an Atlantic History? The Partitions of Poland-Lithuania, French Guiana, and Climates in the Caribbean, 1760s-1790s
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Bernhard Struck, University of St. Andrews
Location:
3703 Posvar Hall (History Department Lounge)

ucis by the Numbers

4

The University of Pittsburgh is home to four 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.