Graz is located on the beautiful Mur River in a lush and forested region of Austria.
Viña del Mar
Viña del Mar, population of approximately 300,000 inhabitants, was founded in 1878 and combines an urban and natural landscape.
The capital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou is home to West Lake, which attracts visitors from far and wide as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Brest, an important seaport and naval base is situated in northwestern France in the region of Brittany.
St. Brieuc, in northwestern France in the region of Brittany, began as the first IUHPFL Program site in 1962.
Located in western France between the Loire and Thouet rivers, Saumur is a quaint town filled with historic charm.
Mérida, located on the Yucatán Peninsula, was named one of the 100 “cities of peace” in the world by the United Nations.
Oviedo, a city of approximately 212,000 inhabitants, was founded as a monastery in 761.
Located in northwestern Spain in the province of Castilla-León, León is a historically rich city.
Ciudad Real lies south of Toledo, capital of the province of Castilla-La Mancha, home to Spain's beloved Don Quijote and Sancho Panza.
Osaka is located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay and is historically a merchant city.
Quebec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America.
IUHPFL Alumni News:
Guardian Story of León, Spain:
Mandy Schnabel talks about her daughter's experience traveling to León, Spain. Read her letter to IUHPFL here.
Letter from a 1988 St. Brieuc Alum:
Margaret went to St. Brieuc through IUHPFL in 1988 and has maintained contact with her host family since!
Read her letter to IUHPFL here!