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Columbia University Club of Switzerland
with Chapters in Basel, Geneva and Zurich
Did you know that there are 9,500 Columbia alumni in Europe and that 586 are in Switzerland! It is no wonder given that the country is a center for finance and international relations and is located in the heart of Western Europe.
The Columbia Club of Switzerland was founded in May 2006 to 1) provide a forum for alumni in Basel, Geneva and Zurich to socialize and network among each other, and 2) to act as a link to the wider European network and our alma mater back in New York City.
So, whether you are in Switzerland because it's home, you've relocated for work, you're studying at one of the Universities, or simply passing through on holiday, come see what's going on!
Academic and intellectual activities
Professor Stiglitz (SIPA) gave a lecture on the international financial crisis
Informal lectures given by alumni on topics in their fields
Region wide (including clubs in France, Germany, Italy) special gala events with guest speakers from Columbia University
Social and networking events
Quarterly happy hours
Annual ski trip
Annual holiday party and charity drive
Gallery and museum visits with curators
If you are interested in joining, please see the Membership section for the application and our new Facebook group!
We look forward to meeting you at one of our events-- visit our Events tab regularly for updates!