International Week

International Week: February 18 - 23, 2019

Internationalization isn't confined to one day at IUPUI, join us the IUPUI International Week 2019 Events! All events are free and open to the public.

Have an international event you'd like added to our calendar?  Fill out the form linked below before February 1, 2019!

Submit Your International Week Event

Wednesday, February 20
2018 Award winners stand on stage with OIA staff

Office of International Affairs 30th Anniversary Celebration
Campus Center Theater
5:30 pm

Celebrate the global impact of IUPUI, and recognize the distinguished work of people and organizations that make IUPUI a global campus in a global city. Chancellor Paydar will recognize honorees of the 2019 Global Engagement Award and the Susan Buck Sutton Faculty and Staff Awards for Study Abroad


Thursday, February 21
Miniature world flags displayed on a table

IUPUI International Festival
Campus Center Atrium, Barnes & Noble and Lower Level
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Eat, explore, and engage in IUPUI’s global community at the International Festival! Learn about global organizations, enjoy free food, and wear cultural attire to win prizes and more.

Stop by the International Photo Booth and use #GlobalJags and #iloveifest on social media for a chance to win a Barnes and Noble Gift card or water bottle. 

Three international students laughing with the IUPUI mascot, Jawz the Jaguar

Learn something new at the International Lecture Series
Organized by the Department of World Languages and Cultures, School of Liberal Arts
Campus Center, CE 305, CE 309 and the atrium stage

Head up to the third floor of the Campus Center to hear global-themed lectures from IUPUI's liberal arts faculty. 

  • International Lecture Series Schedule

    The series schedule is coming soon, check this page in January 2019 for this year's events!


Stylized flyer with paper cutouts of figures made of international flags circling a globe.  Text reads "Intercultural Mixer! Mingle with international and domestic students and share your culture"

Intercultural Mixer

CE 309, 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Mingle with international and domestic students and faculty!  Enjoy food and entertainment from another country, share your culture, and learn about others!  Explore the festival downstairs, then come up to the third floor to slow down, socialize, and get to know another culture on a personal level.

An IUPUI Welcoming Campus Initiative hosted by the PIE Student Association and the Gateway Community of Practice on Intercultural Learning (PIE)

Saturday, February 23
Three students in African-styled attire, smiling and posing for the camera

IUPUI International Fashion Show

Time and location TBA

International Club presents its 11th Annual International Fashion Show! As part of International Week, you, friends, and family are all invited to this FREE event. 

See everything from traditional to modern wear from all across the globe on this one night! The fashion show unites students from different countries by portraying their own cultures through their traditional fashion. This event is funded by International Programming Grant, the IUPUI Office of International Affairs and the IUPUI Student Organization Grant.