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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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Help Pitt Alum Become CNN Hero

Samir Lakhani was a Pitt student volunteering in Cambodia when inspiration struck. Now he's a finalist for CNN Hero of the Year. Vote now! Read more >

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Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers

In June 2018, high school teachers have the opportunity to globalize their classrooms while making college more affordable for their students. Applications are due by January 15, 2018.  Read More >

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Global Legacies of 1968

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the 'year that changed the world.' UCIS is commemorating this with our Global Legacies of 1968 series, which kicks off on Feb. 8th with a lecture by Todd Gitlin titled “The Ambiguous Consequences of a Failed Revolution.” Learn More >


Assistant Professor Marcela Gonzalez Rivas, PhD, from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs is partnering with the Nine Mile Run Watershed Authority to provide a real-life learning laboratory for students and international visitors. Learn More »
Three recent recipients of Certificates in Latin American Studies, John McGovern, Daniel Snyder, and Sophia Winston,  will serve as Fulbright English teaching assistants in Brazil. Learn More »
Two members of the University Center for International Studies are 2017 Chancellor’s Staff Award recipients. Learn More »

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ucis by the Numbers


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


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


International studies certificates conferred in 2015-16.