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Columbia University Summer Program
Summer high school programs in New York, Barcelona and the Middle East
Rigorous summer pre-college academic programs for students entering grades 9 through 12 and freshman year of college.
Now in its 23rd year, Columbia University's Summer Program for High School Students offers highly motivated students the opportunity of a lifetime: a world-class educational experience set in the most exciting city in the nation. The Summer Program for High School Students in New York City is renowned for its academic rigor, instructional excellence, and the unique opportunity to experience college life in the Ivy League while sampling the vibrancy of New York City.
For students entering 11th or 12th grade in fall 2010.
The Barcelona Experience is a program in which students examine the history, art, and urban development of Barcelona, Spain, enriching their understanding of how European communities develop local, regional, national, and international identities. Prior knowledge of Spanish is not required.
The program is mounted in collaboration with the University of Barcelona, founded in 1450, the oldest university in Catalonia and the second largest in Spain.
The Arab World
A pre-college summer study-abroad program for students entering grade 11 or 12 in fall 2010, organized in collaboration with King's Academy in Jordan and facilitated by the Columbia University Middle East Research Center in Amman.
A new program combines study at Columbia University in New York City with study abroad at King's Academy, in Manja, Jordan. The program offers a unique chance to combine substantive reading and classroom work at Columbia and at the prestigious King's Academy with field trips to several extraordinary historical sites in the Middle East.