Columbia Global Centers promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange.

In the News

In The Complexities of Cross-Border Engagement, Inside Higher Ed highlights Columbia Global Centers for establishing a hybrid model of foreign outposts and for building upon upon a decades-old model by offering greater opportunities for engagement for all stakeholders.

In March, the publication featured Columbia Global Centers and the University's effort to facilitate and promote faculty and student engagement around the world in the story Global Hubs. The publication also discusses a trend more universities are following – the anti-branch campus approach – in Bucking the Branch Campus.


Global Initiative


Thinking about the future in and with all the transformative regions of the world, led by Columbia's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation


Huma Kidwai

Huma Kidwai was a research associate with the Columbia Global Centers | South Asia, working on the Model Districts Education Project (MDEP).

Panel on "Ankara after September 12 Military Coup"

Studio-X Istanbul
April 10, 2014

Mobilities in Cities: From Visible to Invisible

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
April 11, 2014

Barnard to Host Book Launch for The Chile Reader

5:30 p.m., Barnard Hall, 117th St. and Broadway
April 15, 2014

Studio-X Istanbul Hosts Guantánamo Exhibit

Studio-X Istanbul, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi 35A, 34433, Salıpazarı, İstanbul
April 04, 2014 to May 09, 2014