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The Columbia Summer Session offers a unique approach to learning, on and off campus. Experience Columbia and NYC through rich co-curricular activities.
Visiting StudentsExplore Your Options
Make Columbia—and New York—your lab for learning and making global connections.
Current Columbia StudentsSee Your Options
Get a head start on classes or lighten your course load by fulfilling degree requirements, as you experience summer in the city.
Adults and ProfessionalsBrowse Courses and Certificates
Build your knowledge, your connections, and your career as you hone your professional skills with access to expert faculty.
Pre-College StudentsView Pre-College Programs
Preview the college experience and explore your interests with courses taught by renowned faculty, both online and on campus in New York.
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Columbia Summer Session offers students the unique opportunity to foster academic, cultural, and career experiences as they advance their studies in the classroom. Through co-curricular learning, students can experience the vibrancy of campus life, amid the energy of New York City.
Feel the energy of the city as you experience its diverse cultural offerings that supplement on-campus learning.
Explore your interest in finance and economics while gaining access to industry experts in one of the world’s financial hubs.
Put theory to practice with the guidance of Columbia faculty and gain access to state-of-the-art facilities.
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 new courses being added regularly as well as previous offerings.
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.
The health and safety of our community is the University’s highest priority. All Columbia affiliates are required to follow University guidance on health protocols, found here.