Parade, Nara, July 2003

Parade, Nara, July 2003

Other Affiliates

Other Columbia University Affiliates

APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Study Center - The APEC Study Center at Columbia University enhances the School’s rich tradition of research and teaching on the Asia Pacific region by serving as the focal point of study on issues of economic importance for the region.

Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (Asian American Studies) - The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race is an interdisciplinary space that has a pedagogical mission in the College and a research mission for the Columbia community as a whole. CSER is the home of three undergraduate majors: Asian-American Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, and Latino/a Studies.

Center on Japanese Economy and Business - Established at Columbia Business School in 1986 under the direction of Professor Hugh Patrick, the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) promotes knowledge and understanding of Japanese business and economics in an international context.

Center for Chinese Legal Studies - The Center for Chinese Legal Studies prepares students to take on leadership roles in Chinese law, and provides them with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in China’s rapidly changing legal environment; serves as a bridge to the Chinese legal community; and is the focal point for a wide-range of China-related curricular, extracurricular, and exchange activity at Columbia Law School.

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Center for Chinese Cultural & Institutional History - The Foundation’s goals are strictly limited to the academic sphere, in which it aims to support scholars and institutions worldwide in their pursuit of research on Chinese civilization, and to promote cooperation and exchange between domestic and foreign academic organizations.

Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies - The Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies, founded in 1968, is an international liaison and research center designed primarily to serve European and American scholars in all disciplines whose main area of study focuses on pre-Meiji era Japan.

Non-Columbia Affiliates

This page features a few resources outside of Columbia that might be useful to students and visitors.

Asia Society – Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future.

China Institute – China Institute is the oldest educational and cultural organization in the United States focused on advancing a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, business and art in the belief that cross-cultural understanding strengthens our global community

Japan Society - Japan Society is an American nonprofit organization supported by individuals, foundations and corporations to cultivate a constructive, resonant and dynamic relationship between the people of the U.S. and Japan.

Japan Foundation - The mission of the Japan Foundation is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.