Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Home to a Columbia Global Center, the six-week intensive Summer Portuguese Program is one of the opportunities available through the Columbia Presidential Global Fellowships for first-year students.

Moscow, Russia

The Alumni and Parent Internship Fund, sponsored by the Center for Career Education, funds College students for internships that foster career exploration and build on their academic experiences. In one instance, an intern worked at the Moscow Times courtesy of the APIF program.

Hong Kong, China

The Columbia Experience Overseas (CEO) program, sponsored by the Center for Career Education, connects students to international opportunities, provides mentorship and support, and enables students to network and build skills in an area of interest. Students in Hong Kong have worked in areas such as consulting and entrepreneurship.

Paris, France

Launched in summer 2015, Art Humanities and Music Humanities in Paris is the first time in the Core Curriculum’s history that Core classes have been offered outside of Columbia and includes day trips and interdisciplinary conversations around Paris, utilizing the resources of Columbia Global Center - Europe.

Mumbai, India

The Columbia Global Center - South Asia hosts projects in health and education, as well as distinguished lecture and working paper series which address major issues of the city, country and region.

Amman, Jordan

The Columbia University Middle East Research Center hosts an intensive summer program in Arabic for undergraduates as well as research in sustainable development and conflict resolution.

Santiago, Chile

A professor from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory recently won a President’s Global Innovation Fund grant to collaborate with this Global Center on volcanic research and mineral resources

Nairobi, Kenya

This Global Center is home to the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Centre for East and Southern Africa, which supports and implements the Millennium Villages Project, a venture sponsored by the Earth Institute and the UN Development Programme that aims to eliminate poverty through sustainable practices

Apollo Theater

One of the oldest and best-known music halls in the country, the Apollo Theater launched the careers of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5, Aretha Franklin, Lauryn Hill and many others. Columbia has partnered with the Apollo for an oral history project, preserving the stories of this prominent Harlem landmark.

Governor's Island

Accessible only by ferry, Governor’s Island is a park open during the warmer months that offers biking trails, athletic fields, concert venues and other event spaces.