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About Us

Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul was established in 2011 to serve as a hub for Columbia University’s programs and initiatives that relate to Turkey and the region. Since its inception, the Istanbul Center has embarked on a wide range of programs, including key issues of our times: from refugee health to gender equality; entrepreneurship to arts and culture; politics of memory to archaeology, civil society to sustainability.

The Center works in collaboration with local universities, non-governmental organizations and public institutions to design cross-cutting, innovative programs and partnerships within Columbia as well as in the region. Indeed, the Istanbul Center is crucial in facilitating scholarly exchange between the university’s scholars and students and their regional counterparts, developing new trans-regional learning and research agendas.

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A Look at Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul with Center director Ipek Cem Taha


Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Address: Sıraselviler Cad. No:49 Yeni Hayat Apt. Kat:2 D:5 Beyoğlu, 34433 İstanbul

Phone: +90 212 243 2911

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