This is your Chance to Discover the World...

For one week - October 24-28, 2016 - Pitt campus will be alive with international activities, global events and the buzz of the International Week Contest.

Check out what's happening.

Events and Activities

Click on the menu tabs above for each day of the week and the weekend to find details on the four different types of events and activities.  These include:

  • Cultural Awareness
  • Global Classroom
  • Global Leadership
  • International Experience

International Week Passport Contest

Download a printable International Week Passport now!

The International Week Passport is your tool for entering the International Week Contest.  Download the Passport or pick up one from your RA, at International Week events, in the Market Central in the Towers, or from Pitt Study Abroad.
Enter the contest for a chance to win great prizes:
  • FREE Summer 2017 Study Abroad Panther Program
    (tuition scholarship) to a country of your choice
  • Panasonic TS 25 camera (must get the Magellan food stamp)
  • Apple iPad Mini 2

This is the easiest contest ever! 

Attend 4 International Week events and eat food… international food of course.  

  • Prove you did it… Get your International Week Passport stamped.  
  • Submit your Passport.  Viola!  
  • You’re entered to win the FREE summer study abroad Panther Program.  Now, check out to begin planning where you’ll spend next summer.

How do I get my passport stamped? 

Download a printable International Week Passport now!

Lessons From Abroad 


Get your passport stamped twice when you attend Pitt’s free study abroad “Lessons From Abroad” returnee conference on Saturday, October 22, 8:30 am to 5 pm at O'Hara Student Center. Learn how to maximize your study abroad experience.  Choose Global Classroom or Cultural Awareness for the morning session, and Global Leadership or International Experience for the afternoon session. Space is limited. Register here.


Test your international know-how at the first-ever PITTrivia competition on Monday, October 24, 9 pm to 10:30 pm. Form a team of 5 people.  Winning team members all receive an Apple Watch.  T-shirts, Chipotles and Dave & Andy's gift cards plus more prizes.  Just confirmed: Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto will serve as guest MC for the first half-hour!  Live entertainment by Ruckus--Pitt's own comedy improv troupe!

Magellan International Menu

Get the Magellan food stamp to be eligible for the Panasonic camera prize.  Passports can be stamped at the cash registers when you enter or leave Market Central.

About International Week

Find out more about the history and purpose of International Week and who sponsors the week at Pitt.