Columbia Global Centers promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange.
Located in the heart of the Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris, Reid Hall l has hosted for more than a century international conferences, undergraduate and graduate programs, and cultural and scholarly events. Over the years, it has earned a significant place in trans-Atlantic relationships. In March 2010, it was inaugurated as Columbia Global Centers | Europe and forms part of a network of global centers located in eight major world cities: Beijing, Mumbai, Nairobi, Istanbul, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago and Amman. As such, it benefits from the significant resources provided by Columbia faculty, students and administration.