The birthplace of democracy. The cradle of Western Civilization. The glorious city. It's hard to downplay the historical significance of this thriving metropolis where the historical roots of modern politics run deep.
Webster Athens is nestled in the foothills of the Acropolis beneath the majestic Parthenon. The museums at the Acropolis and the ancient Agora, as well as the National Archaeological Museum, the Cycladic Museum, and the Benaki collections are all within minutes of the campus facilities. Exploration of the city's art and architecture reveals layer after layer of the Greek capital's history - from Greco-Roman columns to modern Bauhaus marvels!
Rich in culture, music, and creativity, this vibrant city is a fascinating place!
Havana, Cuba is Webster University's first Spanish-speaking location in the Global MA program. With it's close proximity to the United States, Havana is a unique city in which to critically analyze political and economic systems and the impact of foreign policy decisions. through Webster's partnership with the University of Havana and its Center for Hemispheric and United States Studies (CEHSEU), students have the opportunity to take an in-depth look at U.S.-Cuba relations during a particularly exciting point in the two countries' shared history.
The "Humanitarian Capital of the World"
This scenic Swiss city has the longest tradition of international cooperation and the greatest number of international organizations and conferences in the world, including the International Committee for the Red Cross, the European seat of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and the International Labor Organization.
Each year Webster University hosts an annual Humanitarian Conference, organized by Global MA students. The conferences draws speakers from academia, UN agencies, and international non-governmental organizations.
China has opened its doors to become a strategic player in global economics and politics.
Beijing is one of the world's great, ancient capitals. It has undergone a modern transformation amid China's rapid economic growth. The city hosts more than 150 embassies and is the seat of the Chinese government and the Chinese Communist Party. Webster University partners with the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) to offer students a glimpse into Chinese politics.
The urban hub of one of the fastest-growing democratic nations on the African continent
Accra, Ghana is home to many aid and development agencies, from small, community-based organizations like ActionAid International, to branches of powerhouses like the United Nations Development Program. Thanks to its prime location on the Gulf of Guinea, Accra is full of opportunities to eat fresh seafood and engage in the culture. Global MA students studying here will find themselves in an environment rich in history and bustling with change.
The "City of Dreams"
Vienna is the cultural, economic, and political center of Austria. Generations of artists, students, and professionals have sought out this city for its inspirational art and architecture, parks and palaces, music and opera.
Study at Webster University's campus in the historic Palais Wenkheim, joining students and faculty representing more than 60 countries. Global MA students are uniquely positioned to examine and understand the complex relationships among institutions of global governance.
Leiden, the Netherlands
"One of Holland's best-kept secrets"
The proximity of Webster's Leiden campus to The Hague, which is home to many of the world's most important and influential legal organizations, provides student's with unique experiences at places like the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. In addition, students have the opportunity to visit sites such as the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Nobel Prize-winning Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
This vibrant, sophisticated city is the political, social and economic center of the country.
As a top financial and political hub of Southeast Asia, Bangkok is an ideal place to learn about international affairs, including border issues and refugees. Students have the opportunity to interact with key regional international organizations such as the United Nations Environment Program, the Food and Agricultural Organization, the International Labor Organization, and the International Organization for Migration.