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Welcome to Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai
a hub for research and educational initiatives
addressing the region's most pressing challenges
Columbia Global Centers promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of Columbia University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange.
Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai was established in 2010 to serve as a research, education, and knowledge hub for promoting new and informed ways of addressing global challenges. The Center conducts innovative and inter-disciplinary research, designs educational opportunities for students and professionals, and disseminates research to wider publics in academia, government, civil society, and the private sector. By connecting the University’s world-class scholars and students with peers from the region, the Mumbai Center works to deepen knowledge that can transform society.
About the Columbia Global Centers
The 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. The Global Centers, as envisioned by President Lee C. Bollinger, were founded with the objective of connecting the local with the global, to create opportunities for shared learning and to deepen the nature of global dialogue. Learn more about our history
During the week of November 2-6, 2020, CGC | Mumbai organized the Columbia Graduate Schools Fair virtually, featuring six Columbia Schools and Departments to give prospective international students from India the opportunity to learn more about Columbia's distinct academic, social and cultural learning environment in the heart of New York City.
To create a mentorship forum for Columbia University students in India during the pandemic, CGC | Mumbai launched a webinar series featuring leading alumni from diverse fields. The inaugural program featured Jasmine Shah, an alumnus of Columbia SIPA, as he reflected on his professional journey in the fields of environment and public governance.
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