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Welcome to I-House!

What is the I-House Experience? Just see what our residents say!


The I-House Experience by Cindy Hwang

What Makes I-House Unique?

International House offers Cal students the best mix of conveniences, entertainment, and social activities of any student residence at UC Berkeley. At I-House, you get great comforts that support your academic pursuits while making your stay one of your life’s most enjoyable and memorable living experiences. For detailed information, see our New Resident FAQs.

Who Lives at I-House?

  • Students, scholars and researchers from over 60 countries including the United States.
  • Approximately 75% of our residents are international students.
  • 55% of our residents are graduate level students, postdocs, and visiting scholars. The remaining are undergraduates in their Junior or Senior year.
  • I-House's population is about 55% men and 45% women.
  • Residents represent excellence in every academic field.

Check out other videos made by residents!


Life at I-House: A Glimpse by Kirsty Buck and Eliana Capitani


Live Actually by Jimin Lee & Sung Hwan Chun


A Timeless I-House, A Timeless Memory by Pui-Wa Li


Lady Gaga interview @ IHouse Berkeley by Ernesto Tejeda-Yeomans