Tufts Global Education

Applications to Tufts Programs Abroad in 2021-22 are open now!

Looking for information on the spring 2021 Tufts@BNU program?

COVID-19 Update: Spring 2021 study abroad (both through Tufts Programs Abroad and external providers) has been cancelled*. Students wishing to discuss fall 2021 study abroad are encouraged to contact our office for advising. *read more via the FAQ linked below for exceptions

Review Our Study Abroad FAQ Related to COVID-19

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"! Once you have taken care of that critical step in your planning, you can then register your intent to study abroad. Come meet with us during drop-in hours, also join us at our info sessions to learn more about your options!

Please read our Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Racial Justice in Global Education.

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Jan 25, 2021
Tufts in Hong Kong Director Vera Yip will be available to answer you questions about the TIHK program, application, and Hong Kong University.  

Join Zoom Meeting https://tufts.zoom.us/j/92769529315?pwd=dzZXR0w1SXdDaGdmTS95Q3JBZ2M2UT09

Meeting ID: 927 6952 9315 Passcode: 814248  
Jan 26, 2021

The COVID 19 Vaccine in the Global North & Global South: Ethics, Access & Resistance January 26th, 12:30-1:30 PM, EST

Speakers will offer insight into questions of public hesitancy in the Spain and questions of medical colonialism in Africa in relation to the development, testing and distribution of the COVID 19 vaccine.

Panelists: Karsten Noko, Lawyer & Humanitarian Aid Practitioner and Josep Lobera, Associate Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid & Tufts in Madrid

Moderator: Peter Levine, Assoc. Dean & Lincoln FileneProfessor of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Tufts University’s Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life

Zoom Link, Pass code: 089563 Part of the GILD Critical Times, Critical Thinkers Series

About the series:

Critical Times, Critical Thinkers

Tufts Global Education is sponsoring a spring 2021 series of one-hour moderated panels in English featuring global speakers who offer critical perspectives on the compelling issues of the day. Panelists will present incisive and often opposing views about current global challenges, conflicts and coalitions, in diverse contexts of diverse human collectives. Topics will span geopolitics, sociology, public health, journalism, medical ethics, race and its intersections, and art. Each panel will feature speakers from the Global North and South, and a speaker or moderator from one of the Tufts campuses.


This series is open to faculty, staff, students, and outside guests. Please feel free to share with your communication channels!

Jan 26, 2021

Join the Tufts Global Education team in a discussion about studying abroad as an engineering major. Learn more about the opportunities available through approved external program providers, how best to prepare and plan for your time abroad, and hear from a fellow Tufts engineering student. Please contact Scott Langevin at scott.langevin@tufts.edu to learn more and to RSVP.

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News & Announcements

Apply to be Support Staff for Orientation 2020!

Jumbos! The Office for Campus Life is now accepting applications for paid support staff for Undergraduate Orientation this fall! Apply on Handshake by May 1

Apply to be Orientation staff!

Guidance for the Tufts Community Related to the Coronavirus

Tufts continues to monitor the circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) along with various public health partners. Please review our Community and Travel Guidance Related to the Coronavirus for the latest updates, including external resources and preventative measures.

Review Tufts' Community and Travel Guidance Related to the Coronavirus


Facebook Live, March 23 and April 3, 2020

The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 have generated a lot of uncertainty for students. To help answer questions and address concerns, we invited all AS&E students to join President Monaco, Dean Nancy Thompson of Student Affairs, and Monique Dubois, '21, of Tufts Mutual Aid on Facebook Live on March 23. Deans Jim M. Glaser (Arts and Sciences) and Jianmin Qu (Engineering) also joined the conversation.

To help answer additional questions about academic support, events, financial aid, and other topics, we hosted a second Facebook Live session on April 3 with Join Sylvester Bracey, '20, and Carolina Olea Lezama, '22, of the TCU Senate, as well as Dean Nancy Thompson, Dean Christopher Rossi, Dean Nandi Bynoe, Dean Kirsten Behling, John Wescott of Campus Life, Joshua Hartman of Residential Life, Margot Cardamone of the FIRST Resource Center, and Patricia Reilly of Financial Aid.

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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.