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!

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Apr 25, 2017

Share your story at Voices of the Hill! This event will bring together students with diverse backgrounds, thoughts, and experiences to celebrate the many voices of the Tufts community. Questions? Contact Kofi Asante: kofi.asante@tufts.edu

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/

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News & Announcements

Clinton Global Initiative University 2017 Application

The Clinton Global Initiative University 2017 meeting will take place at Northeastern University from October 13 - 15. Hosted by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, the 10th annual CGI U meeting will gather more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action that address some of the world's most pressing challenges. More than $750,000 in funding will be available to select CGI U 2017 students to help them turn their ideas into action. The final application deadline is May 1, 2017. Learn more here or contact mindy.nierenberg@tufts.edu.

"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

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

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.