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Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

The 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization is awarded to the University of Pittsburgh by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Read more >

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High School Language Programs Immerse Students in Mandarin Chinese, Russian

High school students learned Mandarin Chinese and Russian in two STARTALK programs at the University of Pittsburgh over the summer. Read more >

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Celebrate International Education Week - October 15-21, 2017

For one week every year, students at universities and colleges across the United States celebrate and experience the benefits of international education and exchange. Learn more >

Announcements

Stay up to date on Pitt’s responses regarding travel restrictions involving the U.S. government's Executive Orders. Learn More »
The Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership received an honorable mention for the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Awards at the 5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 22, 2017. Learn More »
Pitt Nursing Professor Richard Henker and School of Law alumna Vjosa Osmani, from the Republic of Kosovo, are recognized for their international accomplishments as recipients of the 2016-2017 Sheth International Achievement Awards. Learn More »

UCIS This Week

Tuesday, October 24

[Greensburg Campus] China Town Hall
Local Connections, National Reflections
Time:
6:45 pm to 10:00 pm
Presenter:
Ambassador Susan Rice, Former National Security Advisor, and Beth Schwanke, Executive Director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security
Location:
Village Hall 118, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg Campus

Wednesday, October 25

Career Toolkit Series: Applying for Graduate Studies Abroad (for Students)
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
4209 Posvar Hall
Postwar Tokyo: Reality and Imagination through the Camera
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Presenter:
Prof. Yoshimi Shunya
Location:
630 William Pitt Union
Daughter of the Cold War: George Kennan as Father and Architect of 20th Century Geopolitics
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Grace Kennan Warnecke
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Nationality Rooms Scholarship Debriefing
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
2017 Scholarship Winners
Location:
Alumni Hall

Thursday, October 26

"Stalin's Daughter" Screening
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Corporate Power, Surveillance, and the Future of Open Access
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Friday, October 27

Scales of History: Japan in 500 Years of Global History
Time:
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Presenter:
Prof. Yoshimi Shunya
Location:
501 Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning
Dueling Market Power: The politics of stock exchange delisting in the transatlantic space
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Abe Newman, Director, Mortara Center for International Studies, Georgetown University; Chair, European Union Studies Association
Location:
4500 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Summer Study Abroad Scholarship Information Session
Nationality Rooms Programs
Time:
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Presenter:
Cristina Lagnese
Location:
CL 304
Critical Research on Africa Lecture Series
Cancer Treatment and Outcomes in Nigeria: Experiences from the Lakeshore Comprehensive Cancer Center in Lagos, Nigeria
Time:
2:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Abi Fapohunda
Location:
4130 WWPH
Constructing the Terrorist Threat
Islamophobia, The Media & The War on Terror
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Deepa Kuman
Location:
332 Cathedral of Learning
CERIS Book Discussion: EXIT WEST
Book Discussion for Faculty and Graduate Students
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Rachel Sternfeld, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Facilitator)
Location:
Greensburg Room, Administration Building, Seton Hill University
Global Issues Through Literature: Authors Under Authoritarianism
Night Birds and Other Stories by Khet Mar
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Global Issues Through Literature 2017-2018
Night Birds and Other Short Stories (1993) by Khet Mar
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Sunday, October 29

Slavic Festival
Nationality Rooms Programs
Time:
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Commons Room Cathedral of Learning
Chinese Committee Scholarship Dinner
Nationality Rooms Programs
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Chinese Room Scholarship Winners
Location:
Station Square Sheraton Hotel

ucis by the Numbers

4

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.