About Us

The International Affairs Association (IAA) at the University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1963 as a student organization to promote international affairs and diplomacy at Penn and beyond. With over 400 dedicated members, we are proud of our legacy of contribution to the Penn community and fostering academic interest in the world at large through a number of different initiatives. The IAA also serves as an umbrella organization for the University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations Conference (UPMUNC), the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference (ILMUNC), ILMUNC China, ILMUNC India, Penn International Relations Conference (PIRC), Intercol, The Consul, and the Special Events, Academic Affairs, Secretary Board, and Community Outreach and Engagement branches.

How to Join

Applications are currently closed for branch positions. We encourage you to join the IAA listserv to stay updated on the IAA and to check back in January for Spring applications.