Approved Provider Programs

Columbia students have studied in over 70 countries. Where will you go?

If you have looked through the exchanges and still want another option for a semester abroad, you might want to look into one of our approved study abroad providers' programs. 

If you’re interested in this option, contact the Global Education Office at   All students planning to apply for an approved study abroad provider program must also apply through Columbia's online application system.

Upcoming Deadlines: (Note: approved study abroad provider programs will also have their own applications that must be completed.  Those deadlines may be earlier.) 

Spring and J-term: November 1st

Summer and Fall: May 15th

You will also have to apply through the approved study abroad provider.  You can search through available programs at the approved study abroad provider websites listed below.

Eligibility Requirements: 

If you are interested in an international internship through one of these partners then you may still need to go through Columbia's Career Center.

Review the programs offered by our partner providers:

Utilize the Study Abroad Budget Planning Tool to determine the total cost associated with your program selection.

Reference the US Department of State's Study Abroad Information regarding official documents and governmental travel recommendations: