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.

Annecy, France, the site of the Tufts in Talloires

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Feb 1, 2016

Please join us to learn more about CUPA's program in Paris.

Feb 5, 2016

Please join us to learn more about studying in Prague with Charles University.

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Applications for Tufts Programs Abroad 2016-17 available now!

You may download PDF application packets for Tufts Programs Abroad for full-year 2016-17, fall 2016, or spring 2017. If preferred, hard copy versions are also available in our office in Dowling Hall. (Oxford and Ghana applications must be obtained through a meeting with Dean Sheila Bayne.)


Tufts-in-Madrid Student Intern Meets the King of Spain

Justin Corben (A17), who is studying abroad through Tufts in Madrid, recounts the fortuitous meeting:

Gilman Scholarship Applications for summer, fall, and full year are now open!

If you receive a Pell Grant and are studying abroad this summer or fall, the Gilman Scholarship can help! Applications are due March 1, 2016:  Please consult with Melanie Armstrong in Programs Abroad about your application.

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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