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

Sep 28, 2016

Are you a sophomore thinking about studying abroad next year? Join us to learn about this year or semester program, based at Kanazawa University and awarding Tufts credit for courses offerings across a range of academic subjects, with a focus on Japanese language and culture. Talk to faculty advisers, visiting students, and program alumni about Kanazawa. Pizza will be served!

Oct 5, 2016

Are you a sophomore thinking about studying abroad next year? Join us to learn about this spring-semester program, based at the University of Hong Kong (http://www.hku.hk/) and offering Tufts credit for a variety of courses across a wide range of academic subjects. Talk to the Resident Director and program alumni about their experiences. Pizza will be served!

Oct 13, 2016

Are you a sophomore thinking about studying abroad next year? Join us to learn about this academic-year or semester program, based at either Universidad de Autónoma de Madrid (www.uam.es) or at Universdidad de Alcalá de Henares (www.uah.es) and offering Tufts credit for a variety of courses across a wide range of academic subjects. Come talk to the Resident Director and program alumni about their experiences. Pizza will be served!

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News & Announcements

Applications open for the Gilman and Freeman-ASIA study-abroad scholarships

If you are studying abroad in spring 2017, applications are now open for two of IIE's most popular scholarships: Gilman and Freeman-ASIA. Please consult our office to discuss your application.

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.

Join the weekly Spanish Table!

Want to practice your Spanish language skills? The student-run Spanish Language Table meets Wednesdays at 6:30pm in the Dewick Conference Room.

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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

Where Do I Begin
 

 

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.