Help Us Create a Better World

Webster University’s Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies combines support for teaching, research, and service to promote global citizenship among its students, staff, and alumni. With the University’s international footprint, we’re advancing the study of human rights issues, as well as advocacy for the protection and promotion of fundamental rights.

Explore below to learn more about how the Institute serves as a leading center for human rights education and join us in our mission of spurring positive and permanent change.

Student asking question of speaker at annual human rights conference

Annual Human Rights Conference

Student asking question of speaker at annual human rights conference

Webster University's Year of International Human Rights culminates with the Annual Human Rights Conference, hosted at Webster's St. Louis, Missouri, campus.

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Help Change Our Community and Beyond

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As a student-centered university, we provide our learning community many opportunities to engage in the world around them. Our department publishes Righting Wrongs: A Journal of Human Rights, a peer-reviewed academic journal. Contributors use this space to explore human rights issues, challenge current actions and frameworks, and engage in problem-solving to tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems. 


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

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