Host Institutions and Collaborative Partners

Office of Global Programs supports the University's overall goal of internationalizing our campus and engaging scholars, students and institutions in creating a deeper understanding of our globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. This office aims to ensure international opportunities for undergraduate students that combine cultural immersion, intellectual challenge and individual growth through expanding their world view. Equally important is the aim to provide a comparable experience to international exchange students coming to Columbia.
Office of Global Programs

Columbia Global Center, East Asia's mission is to assist Columbia University in the development and execution of its various research and teaching programs in China and the East Asia region. The Center serves as a regional base, enabling the Columbia University academic community to interact on a local level with students, faculty, and alumni.
Columbia Global Center, East Asia Main Portal

Columbia Global Center, South Asia headquartered in Mumbai, India, provides a base for scholarly activities throughout South Asia and advances the University's academic partnerships and programs in the region. The Center's activities are organized around four pillars: Research, Education, Applied Scholarship, and Outreach.

Columbia Global Center, South Asia Main Portal

Peking University colloquially known in Chinese as Beida (北大, Běidà), is a major research university located in Beijing, China, and a member of the C9 League. It is the first established modern national university of China. It was founded as Imperial University of Peking in 1898 and by 1920 it had become a center for progressive thought. Today, many national and international rankings frequently place Peking University as one of the best universities in China. In addition to its academics, Peking University is especially renowned for the beauty of its traditional Chinese architecture on its campus grounds.
Beida University Main Portal

Shanghai Jiao Tong University is a public research university located in Shanghai, China, and a member of the C9 League. Shanghai Jiao Tong University was founded in 1896 as Nanyang Public School under the imperial edict issued by Guangxu Emperor.  In the 1930s, the University gained a reputation for nurturing top engineers and has continued to cultivate top tier research in the sciences, engineering, and other disciplines.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Hassaram Rijhumal College of Commerce and Economics (H.R. College) is located in Mumbai, India and is one of the leading commerce and management colleges.  It is run by Hyderabad Sind National Collegiate Board and is affiliated with the prestigious University of Mumbai (Bombay).
H.R. College of Commerce and Economics



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