International House Philadelphia is a multicultural residential center, a source of distinctive programming, and the embodiment of an ideal. It has a critical three-fold mission: to maintain a diverse and welcoming community for scholars from around the world, while introducing them to the American experience; to broaden the horizons of its residents and the larger community through high quality international arts and humanities programs; and to encourage cooperation and respect among the peoples of all nations.

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When you join, you gain unparalleled access to over 200 events each year including films, concerts, seminars, symposiums, receptions, cultural dining programs, and more. You also demonstrate your commitment to supporting the global leaders of tomorrow by uniting cultures, creating shared experiences, and forming lifelong friendships between people from around the world.

Student: $35/year (must have valid current student ID)
Young Friend: $50/year (ages 40 and under)
Individual: $60/year
Household: $110/year (2 spouses/partners and up to 2 children under 17)

Free Programs Included in Membership

• Film screenings

• Leadership Lectures

• Resident roundtable discussions

• Coffee hours

• Global awareness programs

• Independence Day BBQ

Reduced-Price Programs Included in Membership

• Special film screenings

• Live performances

• Cultural events such as the Lunar New Year Celebration, Diwali Festival of Lights, and dining experiences

• Special Resident and Alumni parties and events

Additional Benefits

• Invitations to Special Members-only receptions and events throughout the year

• Four complimentary film passes to share with your guests (two for Student and Young Friends memberships)

• 10% discount on Language Classes

JOIN TODAY! Click here or call our Box Office at 215-387-5125, menu option 2 (Tue-Sat, 1-8pm).

Membership at International House Philadelphia enhances your experience while supporting programming that promotes cross-cultural awareness and an appreciation for diversity. Membership provides critical funding that sustains and broadens our operations and wide array of arts, language and residential programs.

For information on our membership program for Corporate, Business + Non-Profit Organizations, please contact us by email at, or by phone at 215-895-6543.

As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your contribution provides critical support to our
mission as an institution dedicated to promoting dynamic cultural exchange and international arts.