At Columbia SIPA, we are driving change through policy
Research, teaching, and partnerships in the global public interest
This fall, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Dean Keren Yarhi-Milo will co-teach a new course on foreign policy decision-making.
PMF is the federal government's flagship leadership development program for holders of graduate degrees.
One year after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, SIPA experts assess the war’s meaning for the two nations and the world beyond, offering in some cases a possible road map of what lies ahead.
Tackling today’s most vital issues
We’re taking on complex, pressing global issues like geopolitical stability — energy and climate policy —technological innovation and its impact on people — how to share prosperity — and preserving democratic governance.
April 3, 202312:30pm to 2:00pmLivestreamed (Register for the link)
March 22, 20234:00pm to 7:30pmIAB 1501
March 24 – March 25, 20239:00pm to 5:00pmIAB, 15th Floor
Columbia SIPA at a Glance
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Find Your Columbia SIPA Education
- Master's Programs
- Doctoral Program
- Dual Degree Programs
- Five-Year Joint Degrees
- Executive Education
- International Fellows Program
Our programs in international affairs and public administration offer rigorous but flexible curriculums that help prepare you for professional success at public, private, and nonprofit organizations in varied fields.
Our unique PhD in Sustainable Development bridges science and policy to equip scholars and professionals who will address some of the some of the most important policy challenges concerning the future of our planet.
Dual Degree Programs
Supplement your SIPA education with a degree from Columbia Law School, Columbia Business School, or another graduate school — or broaden your horizon at one of our distinguished partner institutions around the world.
Five-Year Joint Degrees
SIPA offers a program for Columbia undergraduate students, a five-year joint degree program, which leads to a BA and an MIA or MPA degree in five years.
We offer degrees, certificates, and customized courses for mid-career professionals and public servants from around the world. Our Executive MPA allows professionals to earn a full SIPA degree on a part-time basis.
International Fellows Program
This two-semester seminar — which is open to graduate students throughout Columbia University — combines heightened understanding of international affairs with practical preparation to deal with a changing world.