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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

Tuesday, January 15

Conversations on Europe: The Finnish Education Model: What Can We Learn?
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
The New Triangular Relationship Between the U.S., China, Latin America, and the Caribbean
Socioeconomic Conditions and Challenges
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Enrique Dussel Peters
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building

Wednesday, January 16

Stealing the Bosnian Census, 2013-2016
3:30 pm
Robert Hayden
4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, January 17

Pitt Global Quantum Lecture
Understanding Molecular and Hybrid Crystals from First Principles
2:30 pm
Leeor Kronik
Chevron Science Center, Room 150
Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Salmaan A. Keshavjee, Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
602 Cathedral of Learning
Meppi Japan Lecture Series
Beyond Haiku: Japanese Poetry In Time and Art
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Elizabeth Oyler
Alphabet City Word Cellar, 40 W North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212

Friday, January 18

Emerging Latino Communities Reading and Publishing Group
10:30 am to 11:30 am
1154 Public Health


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 »
The University of Pittsburgh's Nationality Rooms got a special mention as the the city of Pittsburgh made the #3 spot on National Geographic Traveler UK's 2019 Cool List. Pittsburgh is the only U.S. location to make the list for 2019. 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.