Columbia Global Centers | Beijing (哥伦比亚大学全球中心 | 东亚) was one of the first centers to launch in March 2009 and is based in Beijing, China. The Center is directed by Joan Kaufman, who most recently was a lecturer at Harvard Medical School and distinguished scientist at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University. The Center’s Faculty Steering Committee is chaired by Merit Janow, professor of International Economic Law and International Affairs at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. The major foci of the center include urbanization and urban design, economics, urban health, international affairs, undergraduate programs. Major projects include the Urban China Initiative, assessing rapid urbanization; Weatherhead Forum, a collaboration with the Weatherhead East Asian Institute; the Global Scholars Program, an undergraduate summer course led by Columbia University faculty in China and at one other global center.
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing
No. 26, 1 F, Core Plaza, No.1
Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian, Beijing, China 100080.