Informational video about international
21 May, 2013
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
The Alliance program at Columbia University will be celebrating “Do One Thing For Diversity”
during its commencement ceremony, on May 22nd and 23rd.
Its global educational experience, through dual BA and dual Master programs, was recognized
by the UN for giving the students the opportunity to immerse themselves in two distinct
academic, social and cultural environments, in a positive and inclusive spirit.
SHORT TERM ALLIANCE VISITING PROFESSORSHIP (1 MONTH)
One-month visiting opportunities at Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne University
during the academic year 2013-2014, between October 1st and April 30th.
The visiting positions are open to Columbia full-time officers of instruction of professorial rank,
who work in fields relevant to
Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
The visiting professor will teach a mini-course (10 hours total) and give one public lecture.
The course and lecture can be given in English or in French.
The visiting professor will receive a stipend to cover additional expenses while teaching in Paris.
Please note that, by French law, these positions can only be offered to faculty members
under the age 65 years old.
> The Call for applications is now availablehere.
> Each application should be sponsored by a professor at Paris Pantheon Sorbonne University,
who should fill out the
application form (in French) on behalf of the Columbia applicant.
Application deadline: March 24, 2013.
BLINKEN EUROPEAN INSTITUTE – ALLIANCE PROGRAM COLLABORATIVE TEACHING GRANT (2013-2014)
This call for applications invites faculty to submit proposals for a jointly taught
course on modern and contemporary Europe. We encourage innovative formats.
The Blinken Institute and the Alliance Program will provide up to $10,000 for
travel, materials, technological support, and other expenses in the creation and
teaching of the course.
More information is available in the
Call for Applications for 2013-2014.
Application deadline: March 25, 2013.
RESULTS FOR ALLIANCE CALLS FOR PROPOSALS (2013-2014)
The recipients of the 2013 Jérôme Lohez September 11th Scholarship
award will be announced in November 2013.
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS (2011-2012)
The Alliance Program is proud to announce the recipients of
Scholarships offered by BNP Paribas and the Jerome Lohez Foundation.
BNP Paribas Scholarships (for Alliance Program students
specializing in Finance)
- William Bench, MSc in Financial Engineering,
Ecole Polytechnique and Columbia University
- Aurore Bouyer, JD/Master in French Law,
Université of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Columbia University
- Konstantin Mehl, Dual Master of International Affairs,
Sciences Po and Columbia University
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS (2012-2013)
Jerome Lohez Foundation Scholarships 2012
(for Alliance Program students)
- Côme Dechery, Dual Master of International
Affairs, Sciences Po and Columbia University
GRANT FOR AFRICAN STUDIES PROGRAM
The Partner University Fund (PUF), a fund from the French Embassy,
awarded a grant to the “Joint African Studies Program,”
a collaborative project led by Professor Mamadou Diouf (Columbia University) and
Professor Richard Banégas (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne).
This multi-faceted project aims to support transnational research, student mobility,
faculty exchange and publications in African Studies between the two partner
institutions over the next three years.
Created in the fall 2002, the Alliance Program is a non-profit
transatlantic joint-venture between Columbia University and three
prestigious French institutions: The École Polytechnique,
Sciences Po, and Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
Alliance is an innovative program that aims to create and
accompany new initiatives in the fields of education cooperation,
research collaboration, and policy outreach. Since its founding,
Alliance’s scope of activities have included
the organization of numerous academic conferences both in Paris
and in New York, the setting up of international multidisciplinary
research teams, and the creation of joint-courses and curricula
targeting the students of its founding partners.
BY THE NUMBERS
50 events organized per year in Paris and New York 80 professors from our universities involved every year 200 students benefiting every year from our programs and scholarships
IN THE PRESS
Le Monde de l'Education October 1st, 2005
" Un des nec plus ultra des reseaux
internationaux des grandes
écoles s'appelle Alliance..."
by Julie Chupin
France Amerique, Edition
Amerique du Figaro November 19st, 2005
"Le programme Alliance: une plate-forme de talents franco-americains"
by Sarah Benlolo