[copied from IHWW website]
International Houses Worldwide is an affiliation of 15 International Houses from across the continents, united by one mission:
To provide students of different nationalities and diverse cultures with the opportunity to live and learn together in a community of mutual respect, understanding and international friendship.
The 15 International Houses spread across the world are separate, independent, non-profit making institutions united by one mission. All I Houses provide long and short term accommodation offering great value, a fun and friendly atmosphere and a safe environment.