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Global Leadership

Through study abroad programs, international research and a long-standing commitment to global relations, Tufts inspires generations of critical thinkers and effective leaders who address international and national issues across cultures.



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New & Notable

  • A special message to international students from President Monaco, Provost Harris, Tufts faculty and students, and the mayors of Boston, Somerville, and Medford.



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    An operating foundation affiliated with the Fletcher School that provides intellectual leadership for peace by drawing rigorously on evidence and theory.

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    Research in the areas of infectious disease, comparative oncology, international medicine, wildlife, conservation medicine and human-animal interactions.

  • Women in dental scrubs talking to residents in a clinic in the Dominican Republic

    Offered through the School of Dental Medicine, the Global Service-Learning Program is aligned with Tufts’ mission and vision of pursuing excellence in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and civic engagement, locally, nationally, and globally.

  • Students from Bangladesh standing in front of a fence

    Services and programs through the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for international student externs, visiting faculty, residents, post-doctoral scholars, scientists and veterinarians.

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    Promotes interdisciplinary approaches to the study of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives, which together make up the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.

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    An international partnership of universities focused on strengthening global workforce development against emerging pandemic threats.