With over 750 student organizations to choose from, you’re bound to find a community that shares your interests at Indiana University. Explore performance groups, cultural organizations, and more in the comprehensive list on this page.
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International student organizations at IU
The aim of the Pakistani Student Association of IUB is to represent and support Pakistani culture and values among the Indiana University populace. The PSA also serves as an active platform from which to put forward the needs of Pakistani students. Through cultural and philanthropy events, PSA strives to foster a sense of community among Pakistani students and promote cross-cultural understanding.
Ballet Folklórico de IU is a social and cultural blend of a dance group and a college organization. It is a dance group that seeks to learn, practice, and perform traditional folk dances from various states of Mexico. The organization is dedicated to bringing awareness of the cultural diversity in Mexico through folk dance, all while representing the vibrancy of Mexico's dances in performances on campus and throughout Bloomington. While getting the opportunity to learn traditional and interpretive dances of Mexican folklore, there are also social events and many amazing people to meet! Ballet Folklórico is also a great way to gain networking opportunities, maintain physical shape through exercise, and create strong friendships that are renewed at every practice!
The Taiwanese Student Association (TWSA) is a student organization formed to unite the Taiwanese students at Indiana University-Bloomington. TWSA works to ensure that, aside from getting a great education at IUB, Taiwanese students are able to adapt to the environmental and cultural changes as smoothly as possible. TWSA serves the purpose of being a platform for new students to meet others who have been IUB for a longer period of time, providing a home away from home for new students to have a smooth transition to IUB, and fostering cultural exchange through collaborating with various student organizations on and off campus for students to develop a global perspective of the world.
FAA is a student-led, cultural and social organization that provides its members with a community where individuals of both Filipino and non-Filipino backgrounds can unite to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of the Philippines and its culture. We aim to empower our members through cultural exploration while giving them the opportunity to express their own identities and interests. FAA is also a safe place where the members are more along the lines of family and friends rather than peers.
The Indonesian Student Association (PERMIAS) is a non-profit, non-politically biased, and secular organization whose purpose is to instill and maintain a spirit of community among Indonesians and Indonesian Americans at Indiana University Bloomington. The Indonesian Student Association recognizes the need for Indonesian students to serve, promote, educate, and celebrate their cultures. The PERMIAS strives to promote the various Indonesian cultures and to encourage understanding between Indonesians/Indonesian Americans and people of other ethnic origins.
VSA is a student organization whose mission is to increase cultural awareness and unity on and off the IU campus. We strive to provide opportunities for Vietnamese as well as non-Vietnamese individuals to experience Vietnamese culture, heritage, and traditions. Through a variety of activities and events, VSA values building a stronger and more diverse community on IU’s campus as well as within the Midwest region.
Korean Student Association at Indiana University (KSA at IU) is an organization for Korean students who have come to study abroad at Indiana University. We help bond the Korean community, as well as to introduce local students to what the Korean culture is. We dedicate Korean students to have a better life in IU. KSA at IU always will take its responsibility as a club to serve everyone by being humble.
Thai Student Association connects Thai people and those who are interested in the Thai culture together. We aim to expand the reputation of TSA through participating in different events and networking with Asian Cultural Centre and other associations. We try to make our organization become a more well-known organization by sharing our culture with others in different events.
We are planning to have a Thai Food Workshop in Spring Semester. We will partner with Thai restaurant and organize Thai Food Workshop for anyone who’s interested!
The Japanese Student Association works to promote Japanese culture on campus by putting on a variety of educational and social events and creating a community that shares a common interest or connection to Japan. Additionally, JSA connects members with resources to promote individual learning and connects them with unique experiences that require and enhance Japanese cultural or linguistic skill. JSA welcomes anyone with an interest in Japanese language or culture.
Myanmar Student Association strives to unite students with IU and spread awareness about our culture to the university. We host cultural, sports, and interactive events for our members and for the Public as well. We also like to collaborate with other organizations to celebrate culture and diversity.
Raas at IU is a dance team that puts a modern twist on a traditional form of Indian dance, Garba/Raas. We compete across the nation to showcase our culture and performance, in hopes of winning the national title. We look forward to performing at IU and hope to see you all there!