Welcome to the IRC!


Georgetown International Relations Club (GIRC)

Established in 1923, GIRC is the main forum for Georgetown undergraduates to cultivate and explore their interest in anything international. Beyond hosting dozens of academic, social, and philanthropic events per year, the IRC is also home to the prestigious Georgetown Model United Nations traveling team, currently ranked sixth in the world.

But those in the IRC will tell you that their experience extends far beyond learning about international relations. IRC members are welcomed into a family of over 3,500 Hoyas, and the experiences in the IRC often come to define our members' four years on the Hilltop.

Georgetown International Relations Association (GIRA)

Our sister organization, GIRA, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that promotes youth education in international relations. Its two largest programs are the National Collegiate Security Conference (NCSC), a collegiate Model United Nations conference hosted in annually in October, and the North American Invitational Model United Nations (NAIMUN), a high school conference in February.

Additionally, GIRA sponsors international travel to promote and foster youth education in international relations, and offers the Global Generations Grant as an outlet for Georgetown students to pursue their passions, engage others, and impact communities through self-designed projects that promote teaching and understanding of global affairs.