Alabama International Relations Club

Who We Are

The Alabama International Relations Club (AIRC) is the premier student-led global affairs organization on the University of Alabama campus. AIRC continuously provides opportunities for its members to learn, develop, find community, and make an impact at UA and the world beyond.  With accomplished alumni making a difference and breaking down barriers in government, business, international affairs, and their communities, AIRC empowers its members to become capable leaders in all that they do.

Want to contact us?

Email alabamairc@gmail.com for questions or to be added to the weekly email list

Alabama International Relations Club
135 B.B. Comer Hall, Box 870254
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Mission

It is the mission of the Alabama International Relations Club (AIRC) to engage students of the University of Alabama in communication and cooperation across political, cultural, and economic barriers in order to foster global awareness of international affairs and create leaders for today’s globalized world.

Objectives

In pursuit of its mission, the Alabama International Relations Club strives to achieve the following objectives:

1) To foster the education of members and the community, particularly as it relates to global affairs, the learning of languages, and cultural awareness,

2) To develop members into capable professionals and leaders in an ever-changing and increasingly connected international environment,

3) To impact the University of Alabama’s campus, the greater Tuscaloosa and Alabama communities, the nation, and world through service and engagement, and

4) To cultivate community amongst its members and between the citizens of the world.

How to Join

AIRC welcomes UA students of all backgrounds and statuses. In order to be considered an official member of AIRC, eligible to vote in club elections, and attend travel Model United Nations conferences, students must pay $20 of club dues per semester.

When We Meet

AIRC meets weekly on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. during the regular fall and spring semester. Check AIRC’s social media for specific meeting-related updates and for special announcements throughout the year, including the location of the new-and-improved meeting room for Fall 2017.

Community

In addition to getting to know each other at club meetings and traditional AIRC programming and opportunities, AIRC cultivates a sense of community within the club by competing together at trivia night, playing intramural sports, hosting international holiday gatherings, and going to various multicultural events together throughout the year.

Opportunities with AIRC

Model UN Conference in Peru

Collegiate Model United Nations

Model UN Conference

Alabama Model United Nations Conference (ALMUN)

AIRC members

Meet the Executive Board

AIRC community projects

Outreach at UA and Beyond

AIRC member

Tuscaloosa Initiative for Language Education (TILE)

AIRC meeting

Model United Nations Outreach Program (MUNOP)