Konan Year in Japan

Konan University (Japan): Students may spend one semester or a full year at this long-established immersive study abroad program in Kobe, Japan. Program focuses on Japanese language acquisition and development and Japan Area Studies. Full-time staff available at Konan’s International Center; housing is in single sex dorms commuting distance from campus.


Junior Year in Munich

Junior Year in Munich: Advanced students of German (2+ years of university study) design their own program with a combination of local university courses and JYM-taught language and area studies courses. All courses taught in German. Internships and research projects can be arranged. Housing is single studio apartments in the student quarter.




Plus3 Business

Plus3 is students' first chance to study abroad at Pitt. This two-week, three-credit interdisciplinary experience includes group travel with Pitt students, a Pitt faculty member, and a Pitt Program Assistant to one of seven locations. First-year students will be provided with a firsthand glimpse of globalization through industry-specific company tours, Q&A sessions with executives, academic lectures, and cultural visits.  

Tentative locations for Plus3 2022 are: 

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Spend Fall, Spring, Summer or an Academic Year in historic Jerusalem, a city sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity. Study a wide range of disciplines taught in English, (except for Hebrew and Arabic languages) with other international students, including Peace and Conflict Studies. Housing is arranged in apartments (single bedroom, shared suite) by the University.





FUB/iS (Berlin): spend the Summer in Berlin, a city of contrast of fusion, old and new. Take courses in English with American and international students in subjects ranging from Art to Philosophy and many in between at Germany’s largest multidisciplinary summer university. Extracurricular programming and activities are arranged by the program. Housing is homestay or shared apartments.





Fall and Spring terms that follow a “typical” North American academic calendar (summer program is offering a wide range of subjects are available for students in this dynamic, young, and affordable European capital with easy access to many cities. English-taught courses in cultural studies, art history, literature, history, political science complement mandatory German language class. All levels available, so no need to know German to apply.

DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia

Consider Copenhagen or Stockholm for a semester or summer and make Scandinavia your home and classroom for a challenging and fascinating experience abroad. No Danish or Swedish language required to explore, engage and grow while engaging in programs based on one Core course;  fill out your schedule with related electives. Study Human Trafficking, Scandinavian Noir, Arctic Ecology, Neuroscience, Gender Studies and more in sophisticated and increasingly multi-cultural Scandinavia. Study tours and cultural excursions (some for a fee) are part of the package.

Pitt in the Himalayas - Fall 2022

Join a group of adventurous students for the fall semester in North India to learn about the culture and environment of the Himalayas, one of the most spectacular and diverse mountain ranges on earth.  You'll go on backpacking expeditions to the source of India’s sacred rivers, to ancient Tibetan monasteries in Ladakh, learn about conservation at India’s premier Tiger reserve, Corbett National Park, and experience life in a mountain village during a village home stay.

Ben Gurion University

Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel): Fall, Spring and Summer terms are available in this Israeli university designated as a “green” campus. Study a range of Arts, Social Sciences, Environmental Studies, Jewish/Israeli studies, Bedouin Studies and Humanities classes in addition to Arabic and Hebrew. Housing is in dormitories with Israeli suitemates.