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Past Tours

Over the past ten years, Columbia Business School students and faculty have traveled to and beyond the cultural hotspots and into the factories and companies of the following countries through Chazen International Study Tours: Argentina, Australia, Bulgaria, Chile, Belgium, Brazil, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Romania, Russia, Scandinavia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, and Thailand. Visit the Chazen Institute in Uris 2M2 for past agendas.

Topic-focused tours have explored real estate in Argentina/Brazil, China, London/Berlin, and Mexico. Social enterprise tours have traveled to Ecuador, India, Paris/Brussels and Rwanda.

Sample Agenda for Japan
Sample Agenda for India
Sample Agenda for Real Estate Focus in Brazil

2014–15 Study Tours

Spring 15: Japan, Real Estate (Colombia/Mexico), Israel, Italy (Luxury Goods), South Korea, Indonesia
Winter 14/15: South Africa, India, Hong Kong/Taiwan

2013–14 Study Tours

Spring 14: Japan, Real Estate (China), Israel, Spain, South Korea
Winter 13/14: South Africa, Thailand, UAE

2012-13 Study Tours

Summer 13: Poland
Spring 13: Japan, Real Estate (Brazil), Israel, Spain, Greece, South Korea
Winter 12/13: India

2011-12 Study Tours

Spring 12: Japan, Real Estate (China), Innovation (Scandinavia), Israel, Spain, South Korea
Winter 11/12: India

2010–11 Study Tours

Spring 11: Japan, Real Estate (Mexico), Israel, Italy, South Korea
Winter 10/11: India, Egypt/Dubai

2009–10 Study Tours

Spring 10: Japan, Real Estate (Brazil), Italy, South Korea
Winter 09/10: India, Dubai, Egypt/Israel

2008–09 Study Tours

Spring 09: Japan, Real Estate (South Africa), Social Enterprise (Argentina), South Korea
Winter 08/09: India, Italy

2007–08 Study Tours

Spring 2008: Bulgaria/Romania, China, Dubai/Doha, Japan, Real Estate in Mexico, South Korea
Winter 07/08: Social Enterprise in India, India, Italy, South East Asia

2006–07 Study Tours

Summer 2007: Brazil
Spring 2007: China, Japan, Latin America, Renewable Energy (Brazil), Real Estate (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Buenos Aires, Argentina), South Korea
Winter 06/07: Australia, India, Italy, Rwanda (Social Enterprise)

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The Chazen Institute does not have members; most of our programs are open to anyone. All current students and faculty receive our mailings.


Email us at chazen@columbia.edu, or call 212-854-4750. Our mailing address is Columbia Business School, 3022 Broadway, Uris Hall 2M2, New York, NY 10027. Our fax number is 212-851-9509.


Simply email us at chazen@columbia.edu and let us know you'd like to be added to our list. To subscribe to Chazen Global Insights, our e-newsletter, click here.


Winter study tours are announced in May; spring tours are announced in October. Check our study tour page for updates.


Alumni are welcome at most of the events we sponsor. Alumni can also learn another language through the Chazen Language Program. Be sure to sign up for the Chazen Institute email list on the alumni website to receive notification of upcoming events.

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Announcements

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Interested in organizing a Chazen study tour? Application deadline is Monday April 20 at 5:00 p.m.
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CBS students: Interested in the fall 2015 Global Immersion Program to Patagonia? Hear from students who participated in this year's program at an info session Tues., April 28, 12:30 p.m., Uris 331.

Register now for a special event ion April 23 in Mumbai: “Why Your Strategy Needs to Keep Moving” with Columbia Business School professor Rita McGrath
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Now accepting applications for the Laidlaw Chazen Travel Fund, a stipend for CBS students participating in 2015-16 Chazen Institute travel programs.
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