Tufts Global Education

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 to undergraduate students for five decades. You may also choose from hundreds of approved programs run by external providers. Get started with "Study Abroad First Steps" and then come to meet with us during drop-in hours. Also join us at our info sessions to learn more about your options!

Annecy, France, the site of the Tufts in Talloires

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Nov 22, 2019

Studying abroad doesn't have to break the bank! Join Tufts Global Education Staff as they teach you tips & tricks to stretch your dollar, yen, euro, yuan or whatever while you're living overseas! 

Dec 4, 2019

Gender and sexuality are viewed differently across the globe. How gender is constructed in the United States may not be the same in other countries. Kyla Martin from CARE along with Tufts Global Education staff will lead a conversation about gender identity, gender norms, and safety while abroad. 

Dec 6, 2019

Join our returnee students of color as they share their experiences abroad! Engage in a dialogue about race and ethnicity and how they factor into studying abroad.

Lunch provided, please register!

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News & Announcements

Fall 2019 study-abroad info sessions have been announced!

Please visit our calendar page to see the upcoming events and presentations!

We have a new guide on the LGBTQ+ experience abroad!

Check out our newly-updated guide, which is now part of our 'Cultural and Social Identity Resources' page!

Try our NEW Parent Resource Center

Are you a parent or family member of a current undergraduate with a question about student resources, processes, or policies at Tufts? We've collected a number of frequently asked questions in our new Parent Resource Center, along with links to common resources. Check it out!

Try our new Parent Resource Center

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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.