International Festival

You are invited to explore and engage in IUPUI’s global community at the International Festival

Each year, the IUPUI International Festival is a lively event for students, staff, faculty, and community members to celebrate the diversity of cultures at IUPUI and connect to international opportunities and resources. 

Thank you for joining us for the week-long 2022 IUPUI International Festival!

2022 IUPUI International Festival
February 14 - 18, 2022

We look forward to seeing you next year! In the meantime, you can watch recordings and explore past events:

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2022 Festival themes

Monday, February 14 - Love around the world

Celebrate Valentine's day with goody bags and learning more about how love, gender, and identity are expressed around the world.

Tuesday, February 15 - Student and scholar experiences

Discover how students and scholars are making an impact at IUPUI and find your place in our global community

Wednesday, February 16 - Global careers

Join alumni panels and career experts to learn how to be more culturally competent and put your best foot forward when job searching.

Thursday, February 17 - Celebrating sustainability

How did IUPUI get ranked 2nd in the nation for delivering on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? Join us for snippets from IUPUI changemakers to learn more about how we're making the world a better place to live.

Friday, February 18 - Our global community

We live in a global city and have the brains and brawn to tackle big issues, so let's give back! Join us for an opportunity to discover how local non-profits connect to an international mission.

Share your global love year-round

Even if you're not in the IUPUI Campus Center celebrating in person, you can still celebrate the festival in your own home year-round by using these free Zoom backgrounds for the 2022 IUPUI International Festival or creating one of the "best-of" recipes from our IUPUI community-submitted recipe book.

Download the 2022 ifestIUPUI virtual backgrounds

Download the 2022 "Best of" recipe booklet

Watch our 'Love across borders' video series

Post your own festival thoughts and experiences with #ifestIUPUI!

Explore IUPUI's Global Community

International research, collaboration, exchange, and conversations continue online! Here you can explore our existing international community, including student groups, faculty resources, international initiatives, and more:

Explore the Global Community

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The 195 flags of the United Nations will be on display in the IUPUI Campus Center for the month of February on loan from the International Center's flag collection.

Learn more about the flags »

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