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  • Locations: New York, United States
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Non-Columbia applicants only
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 10/01/2020 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 03/01/2021 03/01/2021 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Jill Burya: jb3412@columbia.edu
Program Description:
Applicants must have completed at least one full year of university and currently be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree program at a partner college or university. Current Columbia exchange partners include:
  • Bocconi University
  • Bogazici University
  • Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) 
  • Doshisha University
  • Ecole Centrale Paris
  • Freie Universitaet Berlin
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
  • Imperial College London
  • Institut d’Etudes Politiques
  • Nouveau College d'Etudes Politiques, NCEP
  • Paris 1
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Sabanci University
  • University College London
  • University of Hong Kong
  • Waseda University
**If you do not have the explicit endorsement of one of the above listed universities, the ONLY way to study at Columbia for a semester or year is through the Visiting Student Program.**

Application Requirements

All application materials are available within this online application. The forms required include:
  • Completed application questionnaire
  • Statement of good standing from your dean or academic advisor
  • Official transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • TOEFL score*
*To be considered for admission to Columbia, you must be comfortable with rapid and idiomatic spoken English.  If your native language is not English and your primary language of instruction has not been in English for at least five years, you are required to submit a Test of English as  Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. A minimum score of 600 (paper based) or 100 (new internet based test) is necessary for admission to Columbia. A minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS is also acceptable.