2023 Session Dates
Session A
May 22–June 30, 2023
Session B
July 3–August 11, 2023
Session X
May 22–August 11, 2023

Next Event


11:00 am


Columbia University Summer Session and Visiting Students Webinar


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.

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Arts and Humanities

Feel the energy of the city as you experience its diverse cultural offerings that supplement on-campus learning.

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Economics and Finance

Explore your interest in finance and economics while gaining access to industry experts in one of the world’s financial hubs.

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Pre-Medical Studies and the Sciences

Put theory to practice with the guidance of Columbia faculty and gain access to state-of-the-art facilities.

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Social Justice and Public Policy

Study and analyze the political, economic, and social systems that impact nations and people around the world.

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Summer-Only Certifications

We offer three immersive graduate-level Certification of Professional Achievement programs: Critical Issues in International Relations, Human Rights, and United Nations Studies.

See All Subjects

Explore new courses being added regularly as well as previous offerings.

Important Information
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Visa Information

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 community is the University’s highest priority. All Columbia affiliates are required to follow University guidance on health protocols, found here.