Public Speaker Series: Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul maintains a speakers series with distinguished academics, intellectuals, business leaders, and artists on a broad scope of issues with regional and global impact. The speaker series aim to attract a wide audience with thought provoking lectures focusing on the most compelling issues of our time and create a lively platform for exchange of ideas and conversation.

Conferences and Workshops: The Istanbul Center cooperates with partners on campus and in the region to organize a variety of conferences, workshops and seminars throughout the year. The Center gathers local and international experts that provide important opportunities for academic dialogue and intellectual engagement. Many of these events are also open for the public to attend.

Student and Alumni Relations: The Istanbul Center creates a hub for Columbia students and alumni in the region by organizing regular gatherings, where current and prospective students, parents and alumni learn about the centers, projects and programs, meet with the team and gain awareness of Columbia's mission on global education.

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March 01, 2018

The Columbia Scholarship Program for Displaced Persons

Columbia University has launched a scholarship program to support individuals who have been displaced as a result of the conflict in Syria. These students will receive full tuition, housing, travel, and living assistance while pursuing their undergraduate degree at Columbia University's School of General Studies.