Welcome to the International Relations Organization at the University of Virginia!
Check out what we do, and come join us!


Welcome to the International Relations Organization (IRO) at the University of Virginia. We are a student-run, non-profit contracted independent organization (CIO) dedicated to spreading awareness of international affairs both on and off Grounds. IRO hosts weekly programs, organizes annual conferences, publishes a journal of undergraduate research, and sends University students to compete in Model United Nations competitions across the country.

If you’re interesting in joining our organization, or exploring what we do, feel free to come to any of our meetings, which are held on Wednesdays at 7 PM in Jefferson Hall (Hotel C, West Range).

Purchase Tickets to The Diplomacy Ball!

Join the International Relations Organization for an evening of music and dancing to celebrate a great year and toast to the next semester of IRO. Assorted desserts will be served from 9-10 p.m.

Tickets will be sold for those under 21 years of age for $15 each. To those over 21 wishing to consume premium cocktails from our open bar (9-10 p.m.), tickets will be sold for $25 each. Please RSVP at your earliest convenience and purchase your tickets from the link below.

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Pay IRO Dues Online!

If you would like to pay dues online with a credit card or Paypal account, please click below.

Old Members’ Meeting August 27th

Welcome back to Grounds! Join IRO at the Biltmore on Wednesday, August 27th at 7 p.m. for our biannual Old Members’ Meeting. Come see old friends, hear stories of summer internships and trips, and eat good food. We’re preparing a great semester of IRO; don’t wait to get started!

Visit IRO at the U.Va. Activities Fair

IRO will have a booth at the Fall Activities Fair on August 25th. Be sure to stop by to learn more about our organization and grab some free swag. Welcome to all new students; we look forward to meeting you!

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