International Relations | Webster University
International Relations | Webster University

International Relations

Study international issues and world politics at a university with global citizenship at the heart of its mission.

    • Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with more than 17,000 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

    • Diversity is a core value at Webster. Our student body represents people from 50 states and 148 countries around the world.

    • Our Study Abroad programs are ranked in the top two percent by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2013," and Webster's World Traveler Program provides free round-trip international travel to eligible students who study at one of our international campuses.
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Undergraduate Program »

The undergraduate international relations major is designed to help students develop the skills they need to understand and take part in an interconnected world: political awareness, economic understanding, cultural competency, and global citizenship.


Graduate Program »

The master of arts in international relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs. Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. 

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Global Programs »

The innovative global program allows students to obtain their master of arts in international relations by studying at five of Webster's global campuses over the course of 11 months as part of a close-knit cohort of fellow students.