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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 >


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, August 20

2018 PittStart University Resource Fair
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Alumni Hall Ballroom
Global Trivia
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
David Lawrence 120

Tuesday, August 21

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

Wednesday, August 22

Be Global Ready at Pitt
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
WPU Kurtzman Room

ucis by the Numbers


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


Pitt Students participated in a study abroad experience in 2015-16. 


International studies certificates conferred in 2015-16.