Columbia Summer Programs Now Open for Enrollment

May 25, 2015
Earth Institute

The Beijing Week on Energy and Environment is a non-degree certificate program offered by the China Sustainability Project of the Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University´s Earth Institute, and co-sponsored by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing. The Beijing Week is targeted to high profile emerging leaders and professionals and with a strong focus on energy and environment. It emphasizes the energy and environment global scenario and the challenges ahead for the world and China: energy security, de-carbonization, sustainable cities, politics, technological change, investment opportunities in China and abroad. The program will take place from June 28 to July 5, 2015, at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing.

Teachers College

The Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL) Summer Program is a collaborative certificate training program co-organized by Columbia University’s Teachers College, Department of East Asian Language and Cultures, and Asia for Educators, and co-sponsored by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Beijing Language and Culture University. This two-week summer certificate program in TCSOL is open to second language teachers and researchers from mainland China and neighboring regions and countries. It will take place from July 6 to July 17, 2015, at Beijing Language and Culture University. 

Social Science Program

The Social Science Summer Program at Columbia is designed for highly motivated Chinese high school students with interest in the social sciences and the research process, initiated by Columbia’s Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE), in partnership with Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Teenager Innovation and Challenge Projects (ICProjects).  Led by Columbia faculty, the program provides students with an understanding of the principles and skills to design and conduct social research. It will take place from July 13 to July 28 (Group A) and July 30 to August 14 (Group B) at Columbia University.