Columbia-Led Programs

Canal in Venice

"Taking two field-based research courses, my days were spent not in a classroom but instead throughout the floating city’s various islands. Outside of classes, we were immersed in Italian culture from the delicious cuisine to the various customs of daily life."

Jess Swanson CC'17

Challenging, eye-opening, rewarding... Columbia-Led Programs give students from Columbia and other schools the opportunity to take part in programs around the globe that stimulate and inspire.

Whether offered in collaboration with our partner institutions or led by Columbia faculty, our programs will provide you with the tools to realize your aspirations for your time away.