Events & News

Statement on Coronavirus

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the University of Chicago released new guidance on campus health and safety precautions. Per the University’s guidance, we are suspending all University-sponsored events and gatherings effective immediately through April 15. Some additional programs have been suspended beyond this. Please monitor our Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series list of upcoming events for the latest status of our public events. We are working closely with our partners, both on and off campus, to reschedule as many programs as possible.

We will be providing further updates regarding our scheduled programming as more information becomes available. As this fluid situation evolves, more information can be found on the University’s Coronavirus website. For questions on International House programs, please contact

The Inaugural Event of the Barack Obama Presidential Library: Live Recording

On Wednesday, February 5, International House was pleased to host a special event, in conversation with U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg-a national authority on the Constitution, and host of A More or Less Perfect Union (2020), the groundbreaking new three-part public television (PBS) series. Judge Ginsburg discussed the series in depth with William Baude, Professor of Law and Aaron Director Research Scholar at The University of Chicago Law School. Click here to watch the live recording of the full discussion. 

UChicago News: Paul Krugman at International House

On Wednesday, February 26, the International House Global Voices Lecture Series & UChicago Institute of Politics were pleased to host Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman to discuss plain language, partisanship and policy. Read the full UChicago News article here

Community Life

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International House brings students and scholars into a global community. Through involvement with International House, students and scholars shape the community through their participation in various programs and by initiating their own events.

Fellowships & Internships

The mission of International House is to enable students and scholars from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse community that builds lifelong qualities of leadership, respect, and friendship.

The University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact

The campaign ended on December 31, 2019, and thanks to donors and volunteers like you, we exceeded our ambitious goals, raising $5.43 billion in support of the University's distinctive and enduring values and laying a strong foundation for future ambitions. 

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Every time you connect with UChicago, - and with International House - you help advance future inquiry and its impact on human life. While the University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact has ended, your continued support and engagement are vital to sustaining and enhancing the University’s distinction and its impact on the world. Learn more about all the ways you can stay involved here at International House:

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