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Columbia University

School of International and Public Affairs

Since 1946, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) has been educating professionals who work in public, private and nonprofit organizations to make a difference in the world.

Through rigorous social science research and hands-on practice, SIPA’s graduates and faculty strive to improve social services, advocate for human rights, strengthen markets, protect the environment, and secure peace, in their home communities and around the world.

Degree Programs

  • Master of International Affairs
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Program in Economic Policy Management
  • MPA in Environmental Science and Policy
  • MPA in Development Practice
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
  • PhD in Sustainable Development
  • Global Master of Public Administration

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Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Staff Associate Officer of Research to support research and related activities, including workshops, conferences and publications, on Chinese economics, energy and climate and public policy.

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Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs invites applications for a professor (at any rank) in international security policy and strategic studies.

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The Research Scholar will advance research on global commodity and energy markets and related policies, particularly as they affect economics, environment, climate and sustainability

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The School of International and Public Affairs seeks an Assistant Director of Admissions to support recruiting, communications, and admission of students for six programs.

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Join the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) for a Virtual Information Session focused on the two year full time Master of Public Administration and Master of International Affairs.

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Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) invites you to learn more about our 2-year Master of International Affairs, Master of Public Administration, and MPA in Development Practice programs.

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Join the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) for a Virtual Information Session focused on the two year full time Master of Public Administration and Master of International Affairs.

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Join the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) for a Virtual Information Session focused on the two year full time Master of Public Administration and Master of International Affairs.

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Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) invites you to learn more about our 2-year Master of International Affairs, Master of Public Administration, and MPA in Development Practice programs.

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APSIA fairs can help you take the next step in your career! Meet admissions officers from APSIA member schools Discuss admissions requirements, curricula, financial aid […]

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APSIA fairs can help you take the next step in your career! Meet admissions officers from APSIA member schools Discuss admissions requirements, curricula, financial aid […]

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APSIA fairs can help you take the next step in your career! Meet admissions officers from APSIA member schools Discuss admissions requirements, curricula, financial aid […]

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Thinking about Grad School? Searching for an international career in the private, public, or non-governmental sector? Whether you’ve just started your search or have a […]

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SIPA’s signature Capstone Workshops give students the opportunity to apply the practical skills and analytical knowledge learned at SIPA to a real-world issue for client organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. While students won’t …

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I’m excited to welcome our new program assistants to the admissions’ team! I’ll be sharing their stories in the coming days, so keep an eye out. In the meantime, they’ll be here in the office to help answer any questions you may have about SIPA in general – our programs, student life, extracurricular activities, etc. They’ve […]

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You’ve done your research about the application requirements and you’ve studied up on the GRE/GMAT, but did you know there’s more to SIPA than just “getting in”? Once you’re here you’ll have access to an astonishing amount of resources, from periodical…

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Esther Waters-Crane graduated in 2007 with an MIA degree and a concentration in Human Rights. She is currently Chief of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation at UNICEF in Kenya.

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In our final installment of this season’s New Students Series, we’re welcoming Jungwoo Lee, from Seoul, Republic of Korea. Jungwoo has an MBA degree from KAIST and spent the last decade as a consultant for a securities company. Jungwoo, very self-aware of his career trajectory, became dissatisfied with private sector work and how his character was changing for the worse. So he left it all behind and trekked across four continents over two years to find his calling in life—which led him to a desire to help those less fortunate.

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From France, Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce graduated in 2007 with an MIA degree focusing on International Finance and Business. He is now Senior Economist and Global Geopolitical Analyst with Standard Chartered Bank in London.

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