The Global Centers aim to build the necessary bridges to enable partnerships, academics, research, and educational experiences that support the Columbia community and regional stakeholders as they tackle today's complex global challenges.

Forced Migration: A Global Centers Signature Focus

Global Research

President’s Global Innovation Fund

Launched in March 2013 by President Lee C. Bollinger, the President’s Global Innovation Fund offers support for faculty to develop projects and research collaborations within and across the University’s nine Columbia Global Centers, to increase global opportunities for research, teaching, and service. 

Read more about the projects funded since the project's inception.


June 30, 2022

TC’s Wasserman Wraps Up Fulbright-Sponsored Math Education Program in Chile

Nick Wasserman, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Teachers College (TC), traveled to Chile for three weeks in June to work with fellow faculty at Universidad Católica (UC) and Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (UCV) in connecting the advanced mathematics of abstract algebra and real analysis with the school curriculum of secondary teacher education programs.

Global Centers and the Columbia Community