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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 >

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Study Abroad Application Deadline Approaching

It's not too late to apply to study abroad this summer! Applications are open until midnight on January 20. Read about available programs >

Travelers Along the Silk Roads
Travelers Along the Silk Roads Exhibit

Explore the incredible diversity and history of the Silk Roads, the transcontinental trade network that brought together peoples of many nations, religions, and cultures. More details here >

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New Global Dashboard Tool

The University Center for International Studies and Office of the Provost have partnered to develop and release the Pitt Global Analytics and Insight dashboard, which shows global engagement through easy-to-use data. Learn more >

UCIS This Week

Wednesday, January 23

Antisemitism Then and Now: Approaching Antisemitism
12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
Adam Shear
1502 Posvar Hall

Thursday, January 24

Resisting Hate-Speech on the Walls: (Anti)Homphobia Graffiti in Post-Socialist Europe
4:00 pm
Mitja Velikonja, Professor for Cultural Studies and Head of the Center for Cultural and Religious Studies, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
501 Cathedral of Learning
They Call Me Q
Performance at Pitt Greensburg
8:00 pm
Qurrat Ann Kadwani
Pitt Greensburg, Ferguson Theater

Friday, January 25

Roadmap to Model African Union
(All day)

Saturday, January 26

Workshop on Choices Civil Rights Unit -- Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
4130 Posvar Hall


The recent Japanese Coming of Age Ceremony hosted by the University of Pittsburgh in collaboration with Hiroshima's Yasuda University was covered in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Learn More »
The Asian Studies Center and its director, Professor Joseph S. Alter, organized the Himalayan Environmental Education and Policy Conference Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2018 in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India. Learn More »
Pitt ranked seventh among U.S. universities in employing the most international students with Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorization in 2017. Learn More »

ucis by the Numbers


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


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


International studies certificates conferred in 2017-18.