Spend a semester living and learning in the Pittsburgh region through City Semester Pittsburgh.

Spend a semester living and learning in a dynamic city. City Semester Pittsburgh is a unique learning experience for Penn State students of all majors and backgrounds. While living in the heart of Pittsburgh, students participate in a rewarding internship with a prominent community partner, take relevant online courses, and join fellow students in an urban sustainability course taught at the Penn State Center Pittsburgh space in the Energy Innovation Center. Come explore real-world issues in climate action, architectural design, clean energy, landscape architecture, urban equality, education, and more.

If you are considering Pittsburgh as an option after graduation, City Semester Pittsburgh offers valuable work experience and can help you build a professional network within the inner circles of those reshaping Pittsburgh’s future today.  The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked the most livable cities in the United States, and Pittsburgh is No. 3. The study looked at stability, healthcare, culture, environment, education and infrastructure.

Apply now for Summer and Fall 2020 at City Semester Pittsburgh.  The program is open to Penn State undergraduate students in all majors at sophomore standing or above.