International Programs and Partnerships

We offer the most innovative, dynamic programs available today.  We believe that the best way to learn a language or culture is to live it. 

Students walk past Tisch Library with spring trees in bloom.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Apr 28, 2017

Tufts University Social Collective First Years Present: Tuftonia's Day Carnival at Fletcher Field. Join in on the Rides, Games, Prizes, Music, and Food Trucks! Learn more at http://ocl.tufts.edu/spring-fling-2017/

Apr 29, 2017

Join us for our annual Spring Fling concert, featuring T-Pain, Tinashe & Amine. Learn more at http://ocl.tufts.edu/spring-fling-2017/

May 2, 2017

To off-set classroom time missed as a result of winter storm closures on Thursday, February 9 and Tuesday, March 14, 2017, a Make-Up Day of Classes has been scheduled for all Arts and Sciences & Engineering students, including SMFA students. This Make-Up Day will run on a Tuesday schedule. Students should expect to be in class on May 2 at the usual time and in their regular classroom, unless otherwise notified by their instructor.

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News & Announcements

Important Updates for Our International Community Members

The Office of the Provost has created a webpage to guide the Tufts community about the Executive Order issued on January 27, 2017, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” We encourage all members of our community, especially our international community members, to consult this page regularly for updates. Please also contact the International Center with questions or concerns.

Staff Exchange Program

Whitney Sullivan, Tufts International Student and Scholar Advisor, visited Kanazawa University as part of the Staff Exchange Program.Staff Exchange in Kanazawa

Thanks for Swiping It Forward!

Thanks for Swiping It Forward!

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Student Personas

Tamara I am very lucky to be in Tufts UPP which is specially tailored for my need; it culminates my STEM-oriented high school course with rigorous college-level English courses. Spending time with dedicated, friendly teachers here, I have got great confidence for university-level scholarship. However, I think what makes UPP stand out are the unlimited opportunities. We can get access to the library, work on projects with renowned Tufts professors, and even sit in lectures with other Tufts students.
Students aboard the USS Constitution The Program itself is really good, and I have learned a lot from it. I learned how to manage my schedule more efficiently. More importantly, the Summer Session Residential Program teaches me how to balance between work and fun. Work hard and play hard!
Summer English Language program in downtown Boston I truly appreciated what all the staff and instructors’ have done for us during the Teacher Training Program at Tufts University. I enjoyed every aspect of the program and I hope this program will continue to prosper!

Application Process

Please remember you need to provide us with a copy of your bank or financial statement and a copy of your passport biography page to expedite your I-20 request.

If you are applying for the Summer Institute for International Scholars Program you will need to also submit a Personal statement explaining your academic and professional goals as well as your TOEFL score. You must have a minimum TOEFL score of 71 internet based (iBT)/197 computer based/530 paper based.

If you have any questions or if you want to submit supplemental documents to your applications, please contact us.