Events & News

2019-2020 Annual Report on Activities

This annual report documents our progress this past year in service and engagement with our students and University departments, our alumni, and supporters worldwide as well as with local communities and organizations throughout the City of Chicago. This publication is shared with friends of International House worldwide and highlights the many interesting programs taking place at the House. Take a look at our report here.

UChicago during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Share Your Story.

Help International House document the experiences of the UChicago community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We want to hear from all members of our worldwide community.

You can help us document this significant moment in history by contributing your story. Tell us about your experience during the pandemic: on campus, at home, in the lab, in the field, or wherever you are in the world. What have you seen, felt, and done?

Be creative and find a medium that works for you.

Please FILL OUT OUR FORM and provide as much detail as you can.

International House Inaugural Kamyar Jabbari Graduate Fellowship Announced

International House is pleased to announce the establishment of the Kamyar Jabbari Fellowship Fund. The fund provides fellowships at International House for academically-qualified graduate students studying at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The fellowship award honors former resident of International House and former member of the International House board of governors, Kamyar Jabbari, MBA’79 who died on April 8, 2019. This fellowship has been made possible by the generous support of a group of fellow International House and UChicago alumni including William Bartholomay, MBA’79, Mazin Safar, MBA’77, Stephan Schoess, MBA’78, PhD’82, and Theo Vermaelen, MBA’76, PhD’80. The fellowship celebrates the life of Kamyar Jabbari and the life-long friendships begun when they were resident members in the 1970s. Click here to learn more about the first recipient of the award Gulin Tuzcuoglu, from Turkey.

Community Life

UChicagoGRAD Life & Community

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. 

Continue your support of International House
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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