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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 >

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, August 20

2018 PittStart University Resource Fair
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location:
Alumni Hall Ballroom
Global Trivia
Time:
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. John Stoner & Dr. Patrick Hughes
Location:
David Lawrence 120

Tuesday, August 21

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

Wednesday, August 22

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

Thursday, August 23

Global Carnival
Time:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:
WPU Lawn

Friday, August 24 to Saturday, August 25

Globalizing World History - A graduate student conference
Time:
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 602

ucis by the Numbers

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

1,903

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

183

International studies certificates conferred in 2015-16.