The IR classes at Webster focus on developing a student’s in-depth learning, experience, understanding and critical analysis of world affairs. Every day, students are exposed to the hot-topic global issues of the moment.With vast experience and in-depth knowledge of the international political scene in Geneva, Webster’s IR professors combine cutting edge theories in their fields with case studies and projects focused on foreign policy, international law and humanitarian affairs. Webster’s immense on-campus diversity will enhance each student’s appreciation for cultural diversity and will help to build appropriate and diplomatic communication skills. Guest lectures by area experts combined with field trips to international organizations provide an important dimension to the IR program, giving students a fresh perspective on migration, refugee and humanitarian issues. For 20 years, Webster students have helped to organize significant IR conferences. These events, including the Security Forum and the Humanitarian Conference, offer participants the chance to delve into global issues and hear from thought leaders.