How can we mobilize our collective ability to develop solutions to local and global problems?

The academic programs of the Committee on Global Thought engage the university community in conversations about the transnational movement of ideas, people, commodities, technologies and their underlying processes that shape the contemporary world.

Graduate Degree

The MA in Global Thought is a graduate degree which provides an interdisciplinary, research-based course of study to explain and analyze contemporary global issues.

Undergraduate Committee

The Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought (UCGT) is an undergraduate student organization which provides a forum for Columbia undergraduate students to engage with faculty on the global issues they are passionate about.