Supported by a generous grant from President Lee C. Bollinger, the Presidential Global Fellowship funds a highly select group of current first year CC, SEAS and GS students to study abroad in summer 2014. The Fellowship aims to help these students develop a strong global foundation for their Columbia education by supporting them in finding meaningful opportunities to engage a broad range of global topics throughout their undergraduate career.
Beijing Summer Program: This nine-week program immerses students in one of the world's most dynamic cities and offers five levels of intensive Chinese language studies from beginner through fifth year. Students complete the equivalent of one year of Chinese at Columbia. Group excursions in and around Beijing, lectures by local experts, and a week-long travel break give students insight into Chinese society and lifestyle.
The Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Department of Italian offer a six week summer program based at Ca' Foscari University for undergraduate and graduate students. The program uses an interdisciplinary approach to understanding Italian culture through study of its language, literature/film, art history/conservation, architecture and economy and the opportunity to gain a deeper appreciation of the rich Venetian culture, traditions and history. Elementary Italian available.
The Columbia in Paris: Summer French Studies program offers students the opportunity to take intensive French language courses or humanities and social sciences courses taught in French. The equivalent of at least one year of college- level French is required to apply to the program. Come learn more about the 2014 program, including exciting changes to the Intermediate Track program combining French language learning with an exploration of French culture, society and history!
Thursday, February 6th
The Columbia in Paris program located at Reid Hall, Columbia’s Global Center in Europe, offers students an incredible opportunity to master French language skills by engaging in immersive academic coursework in a variety of majors while integrating into French culture. The equivalent of at least two years of college- level French is required to participate in the program.
Friday, January 31st
Uris Hall 329
The application to the Special Concentration in Business Management is now open for sophomores and juniors.
The deadline to apply is Monday, March 3, 2014, at 9:00 am.
The application, and additional information, can be found here: