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Service Learning in Puerto Rico

The long-term partnership between Pitt students and faculty and nonprofit Caras con Causa seeks to study urban wetlands, restore parts of the ecosystem damaged by Hurricane Maria and attract scientists to the island.

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Global Recognition

U.S. News & World Report ranks Pitt 43rd on its list of the best global research universities. The publication collected data from the world's top 1,250 universities.

Pitt was one of 22 institutions with at least one subject ranked at No. 1 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018. The University's philosophy program was recognized with a No. 1 ranking for the third consecutive year.

Pitt also ranks high among universities in the number of alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers, and it’s a top producer of Fulbright awards for U.S. students. In addition, 45 Pitt students and alumni have received David L. Boren Awards for International Study.

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Embracing the World

Pitt convenes bright minds to explore and address issues that improve life in the world's local communities. By engaging in research, policies, partnerships, and the study of languages and cultures, we open the door to global citizenship. Read Pitt’s Global Plan »

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Languages

From introductory to high-fluency classes…from study-abroad immersion programs to summer intensive language courses…adding a foreign language to your academic program is easy. Pitt offers instruction in more than 35 languages. Learn more »

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Pitt Global Hub

Located in the galleria on the ground floor of Wesley W. Posvar Hall, the Global Hub is a student-centered, University-wide resource, advising and engagement center that enhances students' educational experience with an international and global focus.

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Libraries

Scholars from around the world use such Pitt resources as the East Asian Library, the Archive of European Integration, (one of the largest online repositories of EU documents worldwide) and the Eduardo Lozano Latin American Collection (one of the finest Latin American collections in the United States). Learn more »