Mission statement of the university
Columbia University is one of the world's most important research centers and at the same time a distinctive and excellent learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students in many academic and professional fields. The university recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and tries to combine its research and teaching with the enormous resources of a large metropolis. It is intended to attract a diverse and international body of lecturers and students, support research and teaching on global topics, and establish academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to carry the results of their efforts into the world.cards Identitätsrichtlinien history
Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the country and around the world for more than 250 years.Earl Hall in the fall Statistics and facts
Looking for a statistical snapshot of the university? Here you will find all the basic facts and figures about Colombia.Visit to the Columbian campus
Find information on visiting Columbia's Morningside Heights and the medical center campus, and learn about available tours and neighboring communities.Universitätsverwaltung
The university is managed by the 24-person board of trustees and the university's senate.Office of the president
Columbia is led by President Lee C. Bollinger.University Senate
A university-wide legislature that represents faculty, students and other constituencies.