NameCoach
NameCoach

Pitt implements NameCoach to avoid misgendering and mispronunciation. Learn more >

Former Nationality Rooms Director Maxine Bruhns
Remembering Maxine Bruhns

UCIS honors the life and legacy of long-time Nationality Rooms director E. Maxine Bruhns. Read more >

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Pitt and Newcastle Joint Event - CANCELLED

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, Newcastle University and the University of Pittsburgh have decided to postpone the International Place-Based University Network Conference. Learn more >

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Pitt Alum Earns First Author Credit

Meital Rosenberg, a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Economics, was recently credited as a first author in the journal Nature Sustainability. Learn more >

UCIS This Week

Wednesday, September 16

Europe at a Crossroads: Dialogue with the EU, French, and German Ambassadors #JMintheUS
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Presenter:
Various
Location:
on-line
Global Studies Center - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)

Thursday, September 17

Center for Latin American Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Conversations on Europe: 70 Years of Creating Europe: United in Diversity?
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Various
Location:
on-line (Zoom)
African Studies Program - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
European Studies Center - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Laber Rhabarber - The German Conversation Hour
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
CLAS Film Series Presents: Perro Bomba
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)

Friday, September 18

Pitt German Club: Friday Stammtisch
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)

Sunday, September 20

Pitt Daehwa - Korean Conversation Hour
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Zoom

Monday, September 21

Center for Latin American Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Asian Studies Center - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Charlemos Series: Votes, Drugs, and Violence: Mexico and Beyond
Time:
1:30 pm
Presenter:
Sandra Ley and Guillermo Trejo
Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)

Tuesday, September 22

Study Abroad Engagement Session: Students
The future of global education at Pitt
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98049459786
Pitt Commons Demonstration
Time:
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Presenter:
Karen Lue (Pitt Global Hub) and Jason Kane (Alumni Engagement)
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Center for Latin American Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Study Abroad Engagement Session: Faculty
The future of global education at Pitt
Time:
1:00 pm
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98049459786
The Caucasus: From Geopolitics to Geopoetics
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Harsha Ram
AFRCNA 0300 Racialized Policing Pop-Up Course
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
K. Frances Lieder, GSC Visiting Professor
Location:
Virtual, see website to enroll!
Global Studies Center Politics and Economy Student Meet 'n Greet
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Elaine Linn
Location:
Virtual, see website to join!
Tuesday Stammtisch
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Chinese Language & Culture Club Meeting
Time:
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
Zoom

Wednesday, September 23

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Conversation Hour
Time:
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Race and Racism in the Mediterranean at the Beginning of the Modern Age
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Emmanuel Rota, University of Illinois
Pitt Global Hub Virtual Drop-In Hours
Time:
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Global Studies Center - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Screening of Girl Rising
Time:
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
Zoom

Thursday, September 24

Study Abroad Engagement Session: Faculty
The future of global education at Pitt
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98049459786
Center for Latin American Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
From Aliaska to Alaska: Russian and American Colonialism
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Bathsheba Demuth, Ilya Vinkovetsky
Location:
Zoom (Register Online)
African Studies Program - Virtual Office Hours
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Study Abroad Engagement Session: Students
The future of global education at Pitt
Time:
1:00 pm
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98049459786
Roundtable: Mediterranean Studies at Pitt
Time:
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

News

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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.