Pitt to the World. The World to Pitt.

The award-winning University Center for International Studies (UCIS) leads the University of Pittsburgh’s global programs and partnerships.

United under the Pitt Global name, UCIS advances the University’s global vision, offers global experience on campus and abroad, and supports multidisciplinary research with global impact.

The unit is home to the Pitt’s global and area studies centers, international funding for students and faculty, study abroad programs, services for international students and scholars, global operations support, international programs for K-12 schools, and the world-renowned Nationality Rooms.


Ariel Armony, Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs, serves as the Pitt's chief global officer.

Check out all of the Pitt Global/UCIS centers, programs and service offices.

Meet the Pitt Global team of 100+ professionals ready to assist you.

We continually work to plan out the University's global approach.