Founded following the 1986 World Council of Alumni meeting in Berlin by a group of German Alumni, Freunde des International House, e.V. is the International House Germany Chapter of which serves Europe’s large alumni population.
Germany is second only to the United States in the number of I-House alumni who call it home- and is a registered charity through which alumni residing in Germany can make tax-deductible gifts. Gifs of 25€ (or greater) for individuals or 45€ (or greater) for couples will be considered members of Freunde and will have the right to vote at the Annual Meeting. Download the form to make a gift and become a member. The 2019 Freunde Pan European Alumni Meeting will be held from September 20-22 in Essen, Germany. Registration and full details can be found online.
Freunde’s mission is:
(1) To promote the ideals, goals, and mission of International House and its umbrella alumni organization, the World Council of Alumni;
(2) To provide opportunities for association and networking among its members, other Alumni, and International House through annual meetings throughout the continent or other means as determined from time to time;
(3) To support International House, New York by contributing to its projects and providing scholarship or financial assistance to its Residents on the basis of merit; and
(4) To provide assistance in the recruitment of new Residents.
For more information or to get involved with the Freunde Chapter email email@example.com
The Freunde Chapter Board:
Pooja Merchant ’10, President
Arne Grob ’16, Deputy
Martin Schneider ’11, Treasurer
Read the minutes from the 2018 Freunde Pan-European Alumni Reunion & Meeting