FOUR LEADING UNIVERSITIES
The Alliance Program is a unique joint venture between
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an overview of the program,
A MULTI-FIELD ENDEAVOR
Building on the existing bilateral actions of cooperation among its members,
such as student and faculty exchange programs, joint and dual degrees, the
Alliance Program endeavors to develop new initiatives.
Alliance’s challenge is to develop joint
research projects on issues that are relevant
to its main thematic orientation. Such initiatives
other American and European partner universities on a case-by-case basis.
It is Alliance's constant preoccupation to improve the transatlantic public
policy dialogue with key issues of our time. The Alliance Program endeavors
to open a space for discussion between private sector executives, public policy-makers
and academics. Alliance builds on the diversity of its partners and on their
intrinsic plurality to promote durable cooperation across disciplines, from
hard to social sciences.
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With a history of some two hundred and fifty years, Columbia University engages the participation of 1,991 international faculty, researchers, visiting scholars and scientists, and 8,547 international students. Columbia ranks fourth among the 2,500 US colleges and universities reporting international enrollments.
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