Visiting Students

Visiting Students

Meet your academic and aspirational goals at Columbia University this summer, whether you’re a Graduate Visiting Student enrolled in a master’s degree program at another institution or an Undergraduate Visiting Student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at another institution. 

  • Apply to the Columbia Summer program that meets your needs
  • Enroll and become a part of the Columbia community
  • Register for Columbia courses from over 50 subject areas, offered online.
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Academic Options

Description During
Courses Build a program that meets your goals from hundreds of courses offered during Summer. Session 1 & 2
Business Options Acquire or develop essential business skills, advance your career, or prepare for graduate school this summer. Session 2
Certificates and Certifications of Professional Achievement Choose from curricula designed to prepare and focus students’ study and experience. Summer & Multi-term Options
Arts in the Summer Take courses offered by the School of the Arts in Film, Writing, Visual Arts, or Theatre through a simple application process. Session 1 & 2
Russian Practicum Take intensive courses in beginning, intermediate, and advanced Russian as well as courses in subjects such as Russian literature, cinema, and culture. Session H ((June 8 - July 2) & R (July 6 - July 31)
Arabic Summer Program Take intensive courses in first-year through third-year Arabic with integrated weekly cultural events featuring field trips, music, movies, and food. Session G (May 26- June 19) & J (June 22- July 17)

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Review your course options, start your application, and apply early to be ready for registration.