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Contribute to Efforts in Research and Evidence-based Action

In an increasingly connected world, evidence-based approaches to global problems, international relations, and intercultural exchange are essential to sustainable economic growth, improving human conditions, and making peace.

Pittsburgh is home to world-class research institutions dedicated to fields of international study, relations, and development. Scholars in the region are exploring how to solve global problems through local action, research-driven education experiences, and international relationship-building.

Program & Resource Providers

Connect with these programs and and organizations who are making real impact on communities.

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Amizade

Working to inspire empathy, catalyze social action, and link diverse communities through Fair Trade Learning.

Classrooms Without Border
Classrooms Without Borders

Classrooms Without Borders (CWB) is a premier provider of experiential professional development for teachers through study seminars that take place outside of the classroom.

Vira I. Heinz Program
Vira I. Heinz (VIH) Program

The transformational impact of foreign travel.

Classrooms Without Border
Classrooms Without Borders

Classrooms Without Borders (CWB) is a premier provider of experiential professional development for teachers through study seminars that take place outside of the classroom.

Global Minds
Global Minds

Changing young minds, changing the world

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Duolingo

Free language education for the world

Relevant Events & Resources

Get involved through some of these opportunities in the community.

Fair Trade Learning
Fair Trade Learning

An international education exchange ideal pioneered by Amizade

International Week
International Week

Preparing students to become global citizens

The Hill District Global Engagement Project
The Hill District Global Engagement Project

Engage under-served teenagers in international and reflective global experiences

UCIS Workshop
Best Practices Showcasing Globalization Across the Curriculum

Join UCIS for a one-day workshop on internationalizing higher education curriculum

Pillar Institutions

Here are some of the leading institutions in global education here in Pittsburgh.

UCIS
Pitt University Center for International Studies (UCIS)

Connecting Pitt to the world and the world to Pitt

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Bringing the world to Pittsburgh for over 80 years

Global Pittsburgh
GlobalPittsburgh

Connecting bridge between Pittsburgh's global community and the world

NAFSA
NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Connecting people, changing the world

Pennsylvania Council for International Education
Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PACIE)

PACIE is the leading authority and advocate for global education in Pennsylvania

CMU Office of International Education
CMU Office of International Education

Study abroad, foreign student support, intercultural exchange resources

Duquesne University Center for International Relations
Duquesne Center for International Relations

Educating students in historical, political, and cultural forces shaping the world