International House NY

Opened in 1924, International House is a vibrant community of more than 700 graduate students and trainees who represent more than 100 countries each year. The mission of International House is to enable its members from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse residential community that builds life-long qualities of leadership, respect and friendship. This mission is achieved by daily interaction among its residents through programs, facilities and residential life designed to foster diversity of thought and experience. Through leadership training, cultural celebrations, informal social activities and exposure to distinguished leaders, International House promotes knowledge and appreciation of diversity and enhances the capacity of its members to effectively communicate and collaborate across cultures.