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

May 30, 2016

Memorial Day (University holiday); Classes suspended

Jul 1, 2016

First Summer Session ends

Jul 4, 2016

Independence Day (University holiday); Classes suspended

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Want to practice your French or Spanish? Join a language table!

Join other students in a casual setting to either practice your langauge skills before going abroad or maintain your newly-acquired fluency from your recent study-abroad experience!  Spanish Language Table runs on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., and French Language Table runs on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.; both happen in the Dewick Macphie Conference Room.

Fall Anthropology Course Examines Experience of Study Abroad

Fall Anthropology course 'Consuming Cultures: Travel, Tourism, and Display' (ANTH 134, Mon/Wed 10:30-11:45 am) is a way to think through the often confusing dynamics of travel, study, and service abroad (and at home!). No previous Anthropology experience needed.

Study Abroad linked to Better Career Outcomes and Leadership

Two recent articles highlight the long-term value of study abroad: "How Studying Abroad Makes You a Better Leader" and "Study Abroad Alumni Have Better Outcomes, Study Finds."

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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