About World 101


World101 is a growing library of multimedia explainers that provide an immersive learning experience in a variety of settings—whether in classrooms, corporate training rooms, or at home—by teaching complex international affairs concepts and foreign policymaking processes through entertaining, interactive, multimedia storytelling techniques. By making foreign policy analysis accessible and digestible to a broad variety of audiences, the modules will deepen users’ understanding of the world around them.


Introducing World101
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About CFR Campus

CFR Campus is a major initiative dedicated to promoting a higher level of literacy in international affairs and the fundamental skills required to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Through innovative learning products and expanded community outreach, CFR Campus is employing digital technologies to captivate and inspire college and high school students, placing emphasis on those who have no prior specialization in global affairs, as well as lifelong learners.

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When will the full course be complete?

Fifteen modules will be added each year, making the full-course available in June 2019.

How can I receive updates on the program?

To receive updates on the World101 course and forthcoming modules, please email world101@cfr.org.

How often will new modules be released?

New modules will be released in themed units every academic quarter. 


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  • Council on Foreign Relations


  • Code & Theory


  • Cross River Productions
  • Osmosis Films