Study Abroad

International Experiences at Pitt

With Pitt Study Abroad, you can choose the international experience that is the perfect fit for you. The university offers more than 350 programs in over 75 countries; programs are even available in the US! Pitt offers a variety of truly unique and educational programs that allow you to see the world as a student from a global perspective.

Immerse yourself in another culture and live your life as a local! Pitt Study Abroad offers a range of different program that can fit with your schedule as a full-time student. Whether you want to go for a week or an entire semester, Pitt Study Abroad will help you find the program you will love. Financial Aid options are available to students as well. Program costs can vary based on the length of the program, country, culture, etc.

Why Study Abroad?

    Develop Cross-Cultural Skills

    By spending time studying and working in another country, you will interact with a variety of global citizens. You will gain international communication skills and novel cultural insights.

    Strengthen your Resume

    By expanding your professional network on a global scale, you will enter the workforce with stronger skills and professional experience. International opportunities can help set your resume apart.

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Types of Programs

Panther Programs

Programs designed by our Study Abroad Office staff along with faculty, composed primarily of Pitt students, and are typically led by someone from Pitt. Most students choose this type of program.

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Types of Programs

Study Away Programs

Program designed by Pitt Study Abroad staff, always taught by a Pitt faculty member, but occur abroad in the US.

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Types of Programs

Partner Programs

You can choose to study at a college/university that Pitt has an academic relationship with. You earn Pitt credits on these programs and the courses show up on your transcript.

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Types of Programs

Exchange Programs

Exchange programs are for students who are a bit more willing to be independent as they often require more work. You will have the opportunity to navigate both the classroom and your host country's customs while you are away.

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Pitt-Recognized Programs and Institutions

Pitt-recognized programs are facilitated by third-party organizations that Pitt has worked with for years; they are vetted to ensure that they meet Pitt’s standards for academics, health, safety, and security. Examples are CIEE, API, ISA, SIT, etc.