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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

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October 20th Giving Day

It is a pleasure for us at Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai to have you as a member of our community and invite you to be part of such a special moment for us.


Each year, Columbia University hosts Columbia Giving Day, a one-day event that aims to ensure greater access for students and support faculty and researchers who are pioneering solutions to the greatest challenges of our time. Through your support, we are able to fund innovative projects and research on the most relevant topics for India such as climate change and environmental sustainability, develop cutting edge programs on access to health care with a spotlight on Covid-19 and cancer, support wide-ranging technological innovation for social impact, and promote inclusion through arts and culture.

Our annual report can be accessed here.

By collaborating with Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai, you help the University find solutions to the most urgent challenges in India and the world. Please remember that any amount is very welcome and will definitely make a difference.

Donate in INR here:
Beneficiary name - COLUMBIA GLOBAL CEN IN IND-S ASIA
Beneficiary A/c no. -0344592012
Bank Branch -Citibank N.A., Fort, Mumbai
Bank code for RTGS or NEFT -CITI0100000Columbia’s Global Center in Mumbai, India satisfies the tax-exempt requirements under section 80-G of the IT Act, 1961.

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