Study Abroad

There are a wide range of academic, personal, and professional benefits to be gained through studying abroad. Many students find it is a truly transformative skill-building experience. Tufts University has been offering study abroad programs for five decades. You may also choose from hundreds of approved programs run by non-Tufts providers. Get started!

Annecy, France, the site of the Tufts in Talloires

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Jan 19, 2017
Jan 23, 2017

Each year, Tufts University hosts an annual celebration honoring the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year, a series of panels and speakers will place our current moment in historical context, discuss how this historical context informs the work of current community organizers and activists, and consider how we might build King’s "beloved community" in the Trump Era.

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News & Announcements

"Lessons from Abroad" Returnee Conference: Feb. 25th!

Just returning from study abroad? Join other students from around New England at a conference to discuss how to maximize your experience going forward. Registration via Eventbrite

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships!

If you are planning to study abroad during the 2017-18 academic year, applications for FEA's scholarship close January 11, 2017. Find out more!

Tips for studying abroad as an Engineering student!

Engineering students will generally have less flexibility than A&S students to study abroad, but that doesn't mean it's impossible! Read Andrew Carp's tips for studying abroad as an Engineer on the Tufts Admissions blog.

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Why Study Abroad?

  • Earn academic credit while examining your field from a different perspective
  • Gain independence, adaptability, problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, and self-reliance
  • Develop a global mindset and linguistic and intercultural competencies

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Diversity and Identity Abroad

We encourage students from all backgrounds to consider study abroad. We understand that there can be academic, cultural, and financial challenges to studying abroad, and your own experience will be both rewarding and challenging in unique ways. Find more resources.