U.S. Ambassador to Moldova Dereck Hogan
Newly Appointed U.S. Ambassador to Moldova Speaks About His Pitt Education

The ambassador credits his Pitt education for helping him to be global ready. Read the story here >

Top U.S Student Producer
Pitt Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

In the Year of Pitt Global, University of Pittsburgh has been honored as a top producer of Fulbright students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Learn more >

Ferguson Voices
Ferguson Voices at University Libraries

The Global Studies Center, Pitt Libraries, and others are partnering to bring the traveling exhibit Ferguson Voices: Disrupting the Frame to Pitt libraries for Black History Month. Learn more >

2019 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers
2019 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers

Join the University of Pittsburgh for the 2019 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers, June 17-21. Apply by February 15, 2019 Learn more and apply >

UCIS This Week

Friday, February 22

The 'Security Trap' in Latin America
Using the State to Fight Violence with Violence
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
North Korea in Transition Speaker Series Opening Lecture
Time:
6:00 pm
Presenter:
Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Location:
3911 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Sunday, February 24

East European Festival
Time:
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning, Commons Room

Monday, February 25 to Sunday, March 10

Names instead of Numbers: Remembrance Book for the Prisoners of Dachau Concentration Camp
Time:
(All day)
Location:
Posvar Hall

Monday, February 25

Peace Corps Information Session
Peace Corps Week 2019
Time:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Kaitlin Powers
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Hands-On Community Workshop with Poet/Artists Saretta Morgan and Bekezela Mguni
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
Digital Scholarship Commons, Hillman Library

Tuesday, February 26

Conversations on Europe: World's Fairs & International Expositions
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Benshi Workshop
Time:
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Hot Topics/Global Perspectives
Time:
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Location:
Hillman Library ground floor (next to Cup and Chaucer)
Less-Commonly-Taught-Languages Coffeehouse
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Location:
William Pitt Union, Assembly Room
Benshi Performance
Time:
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Wednesday, February 27

Pogroms, Blood Libels, and Other Forms of Antisemitism in Eastern and Central Europe
Time:
12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
Presenter:
Irina Livezeanu
Location:
1502 Posvar Hall
MyPittGlobal How-To Session
Everything you Always Wanted to know about MyPittGlobal But Were Afraid to Ask
Time:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Panel
Peace Corps Week
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Peace Corps Application Workshop
Peace Corps Week 2019
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Kaitlin Powers
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, February 28 to Friday, March 1

Career Toolkit Series: Student Career Networking Trip - Washington D.C.
Time:
(All day)

Thursday, February 28

The Different Cultural Manifestations of Soccer in North America and Europe: The Centrality of Gender
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Andrei Markovits
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Faculty Networking Opportunity: The Global Salon
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
The Year of Pitt Global Research Initiatives Subcommittee
Location:
William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge
China's Rising Influence in Latin America and the Caribbean
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Ted Piccone
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Patricia Ehrkamp, University of Kentucky Department of Geography
Location:
602 Cathedral of Learning Cathedral of Learning
Peace Corps Application Workshop
Peace Corps Week
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Kaitlin Powers
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Friday, March 1 to Saturday, March 2

Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia 16th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Persuade and Coerce: (Mis)Information and Security in Eurasia
Time:
(All day)

Friday, March 1

North Korea in Transition Speaker Series Panel
North Korea and International Relations
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
548 William Pitt Union

Saturday, March 2

Workshop on Human Rights and Genocide - Confronting Genocide: Never Again?
Time:
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

News

Dereck Hogan, Pitt alum and U.S. Ambassador to Moldova, had kind words about his education at Pitt. Learn More »
Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply for International Studies Fund (ISF) grants through March 15, 2019. The ISF provides financial assistance to graduate and undergraduate students to conduct research on international issues or in an international setting and/or with international collaborators. Learn More »
In the Year of Pitt Global, University of Pittsburgh has been honored as a top producer of Fulbright students for the 2018-2019 academic year. 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.