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

Feb 21, 2017

Rescheduled from February 13. Come hear Dr. Willard speak about "Becoming a Mindful Student."

Feb 22, 2017

Mele Murals is a documentary on the transformative power of modern graffiti art and ancestral wisdom for a new generation of Native Hawaiians.
The story of Mele Murals speaks to social justice and diversity and the validation and empowerment of native cultures through art and education. Learn about the importance of the Native Hawaiian movement to preserve its history and culture and the significance of finding ways to give voice and empower the community.

Feb 23, 2017

Join us for a conversation with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Since taking office in January 2015, Governor Baker has focused on vital issues like education, transportation, energy, and regulatory reform while working to close budget gaps in the Commonwealth. He has also played a leading role in combating the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and around the country. Before his term, Governor Baker served as a cabinet secretary to two former governors and as CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

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News & Announcements

Important Information for Our International Community Members

On January 27, 2017, the United States government issued an Executive Order restricting travel for persons from the following seven countries:  Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.  If you are a visa or green card holder from one of the seven countries, or if you are planning to travel to one of these countries, please contact Diana Chigas, Senior International Officer and Associate Provost, for additional information and immigration support services.

"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.