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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. 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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Coming of Age Ceremony Brings Japanese Tradition, Pittsburgh Community Together

Pitt hosts a Coming of Age ceremony for visiting students from Yasuda Women’s University. 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 March 1, 2018.  Read More >

Announcements

The University of Pittsburgh 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 »
The University of Pittsburgh and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a new ICCR Chair of Indian Studies at Pitt for the next five years. 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 »

UCIS This Week

Monday, February 26

Narrating the 'Righteous in the Colombian Armed Conflict': A Civil Pedagogy of Solidarity for Highly Polarized and Deeply Divided Societies
Time:
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Carlo Tognato, Universidad Nacional, Colombia (Director, Center for Social Studies, National University of Colombia)
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Wednesday, February 28

The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Screening
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Martin Votruba, Head of the Slovak Studies Program
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, March 1

THE 7TH ANNUAL MODEL AFRICAN UNION SIMULATION
Pittsburgh High Schools
Time:
(All day)
Location:
WILLIAM PITT UNION ASSEMBLY ROOM & BALLROOM
Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
1968: Perspectives from Eastern Europe
Time:
4:45 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Friday, March 2

Pitt/Penn State Global Studies Undergraduate Research Symposium
Call for Papers
Time:
(All day)
Location:
The Pennsylvania State University
High School Japanese Speech Contest
Time:
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location:
Assembly Room, William Pitt Union

Saturday, March 3

French Immersion Institute Workshop
Time:
8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Sébastien Dubriel, Université de Carnegie-Mellon
Location:
Posvar 4130, University of Pittsburgh
Global Interdisciplinary Working Group
Time:
9:00 am
Presenter:
varies
Location:
varies
Film Screening: Bridge
Followed by Q&A with Producer and Director Amit Ranjan Biswas
Time:
2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

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.