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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

Recent News

July 24, 2020

Part 2: Oral Health and Healthcare during COVID-19: Lessons from India, Kenya and the United States

This was the second panel of a two-part panel series hosted by the Columbia Global Centers| Nairobi and Columbia Global Centers| Mumbai. The purpose of this series was to discuss lessons learned from India, Kenya and the United States in finding innovative ways to provide in-person and virtual clinical and outreach services in dental healthcare delivery during this pandemic. 

July 01, 2020

Launching CGC Summer Virtual Internships for Columbia Students

The network of nine Columbia Global Centers launched a Virtual Internship Program with over 150 opportunities in a host of partner organizations around the world to support meaningful internship experiences for Columbia students over the summer who had seen diminished opportunities due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19.

June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Tips for the Workplace

COVID-19 has raised new challenges for businesses and employees adjusting to working from home, and highlighted the urgency sustainability measures for India’s cities. Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai created a series of videos featuring startups selected for the Urban Works Innovation Challenge 2019-2020 with tips to make our work environments sustainable and safe.