Welcome International Students

At Kendall College, we believe that the international students who come to study at our Chicago campus provide an indispensable element to our vibrant culture. In return, we offer students from all around the world the unique opportunity to study in the heart of Chicago’s business, hospitality and culinary cultures. 

Office of International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs provides support to international students to facilitate a successful transition to the United States and assists Kendall students considering study abroad opportunities. OIA provides international student assistance with the basics of status maintenance, employment and internship regulations, and adjustment to academic life at Kendall College.

Office of International Affairs
Room 240
Hours: M-F 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Clare Lake - Senior Coordinator
Telephone: 312 752 2468

René Gosch - Coordinator
Telephone: 312 752 2504

For more information on student visa rules and regulations go to the Study in the States website.

Share Your Story. Broaden Our Family.
Current students and alumni have the opportunity to make an international referral into Kendall College’s degree programs and receive our Global Teamwork Award. Click here for more information.

International Admissions Events in Your Area


Country Event Time and Location Contact/Information
Denmark Uddannelse Uden Grænser 2015 January 14-15, 2015

Aarhus, Denmark
  Uddannelse Uden Grænser 2015 January 19-20, 2015

Copenhagen, Denmark 
Finland Stuida 2014 December 2-3

Helsinki, Finland
Germany College Night

September 22, 2014
17:00 - 20:00 hrs

International School Duesseldorf
Niederrheinstrasse 336, 40489 Duesseldorf
Düsseldorf, Germany

  College Day

September 23. 2014
14:00 - 17:30 hrs

Berlin International School
Lentzeallee 8/4, 14195 Berlin
Berlin, Germany

  College Day September 24, 2014
14:00 - 17:00 hrs

International School of Hamburg
Hemmingstedter Weg 130, 22609 Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
  College Day

September 25, 2014
11:30 - 15:00 hrs

Munich International School
Schloss Buchhof, 82319 Starnberg
München, Germany


October 10-11, 2014
09:00 - 16:00 hrs

Messe Karlsruhe
Festplatz 9, 76137 Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe, Germany


October 22, 2014
19:00 - 22:00 hrs

Hotel Der Europäische Hof
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 1, 69117 Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany


October 28, 2014
19:00 - 22:00 hrs

Steigenberger Hotel Hamburg
Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 München
Hamburg, Germany

  Einstieg November 21-22, 2014
09:00 - 16:00 hrs

M,O,C Halle 1+2
Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 München
München, Germany
  Seminar November 27, 2014
18:30 - 21:30 hrs

Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski
Maximilianstrasse 17, 80539 München
München, Germany
Norway Hotel Event at StudentTorget.no  September 24, 2014

Oslo, Norway
  Individual Counseling session (pre-booked meetings only) September 24, 2014

Oslo, Norway
Portugal Individual Meetings and Personal Interviews 
September 17, 2014
10:00 - 16:00 hrs

Tivoli Marina Hotel, (Vilamoura)
Algarve, Portugal

For more information or to schedule a personal meeting, please contact:
Mr. Pedro Martins
T +351 910513177

Sweden Individual Counseling session (pre-booked meetings only) September 29, 2014

Stockholm, Sweden 
  Individual Counseling session (pre-booked meetings only) September 30, 2014

Gothenburh, Sweden
  Individual Counseling session (pre-booked meetings only) October 1, 2014

Malmo, Sweden
  Kunskap & Framtid November 13-15, 2014
10:00 - 16:00

Gothenburg, Sweden
  Saco - Studentmässan November 26-28

Stockholn, Sweden 


 Learning Opportunities for Laureate Network Students
 International Fact Sheet
 Tuition & Fees
 Living in Chicago
 Student Clubs


We are dedicated to your academic, professional, and personal success

All of Kendall's resources are easily accessible to you including: student housing, academic advising, Kendall library and The John A. Miller Academic Success Center.

The Career Services department assists international students and graduates with  resumes, interviewing skills, internship and employment search, on campus employment and post graduate Optional Practical Training(OPT) opportunities.