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Columbia Global Centers | Paris


Columbia Global Centers | Paris creates new programs that explore the consequences of globalization and establishes partnerships with French and European scholars and educational and cultural institutions from its central location in Paris.

Columbia Global Centers | Paris at Reid Hall is part of a network of eight centers established by Columbia University in the City of New York in pursuit of its mission to expand Columbia into a global university by engaging across borders and across disciplines.

Located in the heart of Montparnasse, Reid Hall over the past century has hosted international undergraduate and graduate programs, welcoming over 800 students per year. It has also played a significant role in trans-Atlantic cultural relationships by organizing lecture series, conferences, and artistic performances. 

Today, Columbia Global Centers | Europe both continues its heritage of French-American cultural exchange and launches a new generation of programs focusing on Europe.

In pursuit of this mission, our Center:

  • Creates new programs that explore the consequences of globalization
  • Encourages Columbia faculty to teach classes, lead international workshops, give conferences, and pursue their research
  • ​Facilitates the delivery of Columbia’s undergraduate and graduate programs in Europe
  • Establishes partnerships with French and European educational and cultural institutions as well as with scholars
  • Offers artists throughout the globe a forum to share their work with a diverse public 

Columbia Global Centers | Paris

4 rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris   

Phone: +33 (0)1 43 20 33 07