Columbia has a long and distinguished history in the discovery of knowledge. We work to foster the continuation of those creative endeavors and to promote an environment that sustains the highest standards of scholarship, learning, and safety.

In Annual Research

New Inventions Annually

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Nobel Laureates

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Over 200

Research Centers and Institutes

Research at Columbia

includes the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, the College of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the Mailman School of Public Health.

brings together researchers from across the University to study the brain, gaining insights that promise to benefit people and societies everywhere.

is dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in data science, to its application in all fields, and ensuring the responsible use of data to benefit society.

scientists scrutinize the earth from its core to its atmosphere, exploring the origin, evolution, and future of the world.

is home to the Obama Foundation Scholars, which uses Columbia research to tackle global challenges and positively affect people’s lives.

blends research in the physical and social sciences, education, and practical solutions to help guide the world onto a path toward sustainability.

deals with litigation, research, and education. It includes Knight First Amendment Institute, Global Freedom of Expression, and other centers.  

partners across Columbia to commit our world-class resources to urgent, global challenges in climate, health, and innovation.

University Research Administration

The has overall responsibility for the University's research enterprise.