Perry World House

University of Pennsylvania

When its doors open in spring 2016, Perry World House will be a home for Penn’s global activities, a gathering place for students and scholars to engage on issues of international concern, and an interdisciplinary research center designed to translate academic work into innovative approaches to global challenges. World House will serve the Penn community as a catalyst, a connector, and a communicator for international research, teaching, and engagement.

Perry World House will catalyze:

  • international engagement at Penn through conferences, seminars, and related events.
  • global conversation on Penn’s campus through interdisciplinary, university-wide thematic discussions for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students.
  • faculty and student research on issues of international concern through a range of grants, fellowships, and partnerships.

Perry World House will connect:

  • the university with the global community by bringing leading scholars and policy makers from around the world to Penn’s campus.
  • faculty with their peers at institutions around the world.
  • students with critical international affairs challenges by turning our classrooms into global labs.

Perry World House will help communicate:

  • the internationally-oriented research being done at Penn with policy communities in Washington and around the world.
America United States Mid-Atlantic
Institution type
Foreign Institutions Universities and university institutes