Global Town Hall
Global Town Hall

Join us for important discussions on climate change, gender equity, and sustainable development in order to reimagine an agenda for global governance reform. Learn more >

Pitt Global Hub
Pitt Global Hub Contest

Participate in Pitt Global Hub events now through iWeek and you could win a $2,500 Pitt Study Abroad scholarship. Learn more >

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct.15 to acknowledge the history, culture and contributions of Americans whose ancestry can be traced to Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Spain. Learn more >

The Pitt Global Hub
Pitt Global Hub

The new Pitt Global Hub is a student-centered, university-wide resource, advising, and engagement center that enhances students’ educational experience with an international and global focus. Learn more >

UCIS This Week

Saturday, September 21

Ukrainian Film Festival
Time:
3:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts, Auditorium 125

Monday, September 23

Russian Tutoring and Conversation Table
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Katya Kovaleva
Location:
415 Hillman Library
Water Is Life: Forum
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Global Hub, Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Tuesday, September 24

Lethal Autonomous Weapons and the Law of War
Time:
12:30 pm
Presenter:
Professor Elliot Winter, Newcastle University Law School
Location:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building
Cuba: The Island’s Public Health System and International Partnerships
Time:
2:30 pm
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
German Club Meeting
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Wednesday, September 25

Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
10:00 am
Presenter:
Cristina Lagnese/Sage Levy
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 337
German Language Table
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sport as Global Spectacle: 2020 Summer Olympics Study Abroad Program
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Room 3106, Posvar Hall
Brazil Nuts: Bate-Papo
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series presents:Preparing Competitive Applications for Graduate School
Time:
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Presenter:
Pitt Graduate School Admissions Experts
Location:
Posvar Hall Rm 4130
Polish Conversation Table and Tutoring
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Alex Kruszewski
Location:
Hillman Library

Thursday, September 26

Hispanic Discussion Round Tables
Time:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
Hillman Library, G-49 Digital Scholarship Commons
Asia Pop: The Global Legacy of Asian Power
Sonic and Visual Trajectories: Taiwan's Pop Music in Chinese-Speaking Asia
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Marc L. Moskowitz, Professor of Anthropology, University of South Carolina
Location:
144 Cathedral of Learning
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, September 27

Global Brew - Latin & South America
Time:
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Mind the Gap: Southern Exit, Northern Voice, and Changing Loyalties since the Euro Crisis
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Mattias Matthijs, John Hopkins University
Location:
4500 Posvar Hall
Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub, Nook B
Hydropolitics in China
Water Conflict, Development, and Sustainability in a Rising Power
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Scott Moore
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
From Hurricane Maria to the Political Summer Storm of 2019
Puerto Rico at a Crossroad
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Saturday, September 28

From Hurricane Maria to the Political Summer Storm of 2019
Puerto Rico at a Crossroad
Time:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Ukrainian Film Festival
Time:
3:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts, Auditorium 125

News

Pitt alumna Wangari Maathai was the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the first environmentalist and first African woman to receive the honor. She was a political activist in Kenya who fought for democracy, human rights, and environmental conservation. Learn More »
Silver Francis Oonyu, an alumnus of the university, and Ronald A. Brand, the Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg University Professor and John E. Murray Faculty Scholar at the School of Law, are recipients of the 2019 Sheth International Awards. Learn More »
Vice Provost for Global Affairs Ariel Armony was quoted in an article in Diálogo Chino, an online journal dedicated to exploring aspects of the burgeoning relationship between Latin America and China. 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.