International Programs Institute


The International Programs Institute (IPI) provides Penn administrators with a venue to augment their knowledge, skills and competencies regarding areas revolving around services geared for international students and scholars. This professional development and training institute will tackle areas such as but not limited to immigration, technology use in work place and enhancing cross cultural competencies. Attendees will participate in basic and advanced-level workshops, problem solving exercises and share best practices.

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Target Participants

The one day conference is intended for Penn staff and administrators who are involved in:

  • International student admissions
  • Providing academic advice to international students
  • Bringing international scholars
  • Hiring foreign nationals
  • Supervising staff from diverse cultures
  • Student affairs
"The session overall was greatly organized and well attended.  The sessions were engaging and very easy to follow."
IPI participant, 2012