The Columbia Summer Session gives students the opportunity to explore their passions in more than 50 subject areas, with rich co-curricular offerings. Join an upcoming info session.
Explore Your Study Options
Arts & Humanities
Feel the energy of the city as you experience its diverse cultural offerings that supplement on-campus learning.
Economics & Finance
Explore your interest in finance and economics while gaining access to industry experts in one of the world’s financial hubs.
Science & Environment
Put theory to practice with the guidance of Columbia faculty and gain access to state-of-the-art facilities.
Social Justice & Public Policy
Study and analyze the political, economic, and social systems that impact nations and people around the world.
We offer three immersive graduate-level Certification of Professional Achievement programs: Critical Issues in International Relations, Human Rights, and United Nations Studies.
Explore 2022 Course Offerings
Explore new courses being added regularly as well as previous offerings.
International Student Info
Columbia Summer is a gateway to new experiences. Learn more about your options as an international student and find information on visas and the ISSO.
Health Safety Protocols
The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff are the University’s highest priority. All Columbia affiliates must continue to wear masks at all times in indoor settings in Columbia facilities, regardless of vaccination status. Vaccination and booster dosing of the COVID-19 vaccine is required for all faculty, staff and students who meet the criteria for eligibility. Visit the COVID-19 Resource Guide for the Columbia Community for the university’s most up-to-date health requirements and protocols.