Advising

As an undergraduate student from Columbia College, Columbia Engineering or the School of General Studies, you are able to meet with an adviser to learn about opportunities to study abroad during your time at Columbia University.

2019 Spring CU-Approved Students Seeking Clearance/Approval: If you are not able to make an appointment with the respective adviser, please attend a OGP CU-Approved Study Abroad Clearance meeting during one of the following times in 606 Kent Hall. Please note that these are on a walk-in basis, so we appreciate your patience upon arrival:

Thursday, September 27th: 3-4pm

Friday, September 28th: 12pm - 1pm, 2pm - 3pm

Monday, October 1st: 12pm - 1pm

Monday, October 1st: 3pm - 4pm

Study Abroad First Steps

At Study Abroad First Steps, you have the chance to speak with an adviser one-on-one for 15 minutes. It is an opportunity to: discuss your interests or general questions related to studying abroad, program selection, as well as receive additional resources about next steps in the process. No appointments are needed! Instead, just come by during the times listed below.

Monday: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Tuesday: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Thursday: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Friday: 10am - 11am

Study Abroad First Steps begin on the first day of classes and end on the last day of classes for each term. If you would like to connect with an adviser when classes are not held (i.e. during reading days, finals, the summer term etc.) please do not hesitate to email an adviser directly.

If you are in need of clearance (approval) to study abroad, please make an appointment with your respective adviser directly.

2019 Spring CU-Approved Students Seeking Clearance/Approval: If you are not able to make an appointment with the respective adviser, please attend a OGP CU-Approved Study Abroad Clearance meeting during one of the following times in 606 Kent Hall. Please note that these are on a walk-in basis, so we appreciate your patience upon arrival:

Thursday, September 27th: 3-4pm

Friday, September 28th: 12pm - 1pm, 2pm - 3pm

Monday, October 1st: 12pm - 1pm

Monday, October 1st: 3pm - 4pm

Study Abroad Appointments

Make an appointment with an adviser for a Study Abroad Appointment to discuss your specific interests in studying abroad, get program-specific questions answered, as well as learn about the application process.

Columbia Study Abroad Approval

Each Columbia school has a designated study abroad contact who advises and approves students interested in spending a semester abroad. These advisers understand the unique requirements and needs of Columbia students in the various undergraduate schools and can support you throughout your time planning and preparing to go abroad. It is never too early to connect with them.

2019 Spring CU-Approved Students seeking clearance: If you are not able to make an appointment with the respective adviser, please attend a OGP CU-Approved Study Abroad Clearance meeting during one of the following times in 606 Kent Hall. Please note that these are on a walk-in basis, so we appreciate your patience upon arrival:

Thursday, September 27th: 3-4pm

Friday, September 28th: 12pm - 1pm, 2pm - 3pm

Monday, October 1st: 12pm - 1pm

Monday, October 1st: 3pm - 4pm

COLUMBIA COLLEGE

Meet with your study abroad adviser in the Office of Global Programs and Fellowships for clearance (approval) to study abroad.

SCHOOL OF GENERAL STUDIES

Kate Strzalkowski, Assistant Dean of Students
403 Lewisohn
Email Dean Strzalkowski directly for walk-in hours
gsstudyabroad@columbia.edu
http://www.gs.columbia.edu/study-abroad

COLUMBIA ENGINEERING

Leora Brovman, Associate Dean
531 Mudd
Email Dean Brovman directly for walk-in hours
lb2258@columbia.edu
http://www.engineering.columbia.edu/study-abroad-0

Study Abroad Advisers

Meg Booth

Currently on leave until January 2019. 

Jill Burya

Adviser for Columbia-Approved Study Abroad Programs in: Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Adviser for the following Columbia-led programs:  

Laura Schiff

Adviser for Columbia-Approved Study Abroad Programs in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Adviser for the following Columbia-Led Programs:

Alice Uhl

Adviser for Columbia-Approved Study Abroad Programs in Europe (except Ireland and the United Kingdom) and Multi Country Programs.