Discover, Understand and Analyze Our Complex World

Webster University’s Department of History, Politics, International Relations and Religious Studies prepares our students with the insight, knowledge and perspectives necessary for global citizenship. Bridging the humanities and social sciences, we offer complimentary areas of specialization in the majors of history, political science, international relations and individualized majors in religious studies.

Interdisciplinary Approach

Multiple subjects, interconnected.

Benefit from our interdisciplinary department by engaging with history, political science, international relations, human rights and religious studies faculty. Become fearless and perceptive readers, vivid and effective writers, critically thinking problem solvers and well-informed citizens of the world.


Explore our degree and certificate offerings

Our programs offer over 20 different undergraduate and graduate majors, minors and certificates that meet your academic and professional goals.

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Take Your Education Abroad

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With campuses spanning four continents and students from 138 countries, our University’s reach and impact are unparalleled. Whether you’re a four-year undergraduate or balancing a career and master’s degree, study abroad experiences are accessible to all.

Explore Our Premier Programs

Discover more about our relevant and hands-on curriculum across a variety of fields and disciplines.

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