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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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  • 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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    Develops innovative approaches to more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable global development.

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    Develops effective, ethical leaders who are driven to comprehend complexity, reflect cultural and political nuance, and engage as responsible global citizens in confronting the world's most pressing problems.

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    Preparing health professionals to tackle global health challenges around the world, with programs in India, Panama, Haiti, Ghana, Nicaragua, and Namibia. 

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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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    A research institute dedicated to promoting a better understanding of how societies can pursue their economic and community goals in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. 

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    Develops and promotes operational and policy responses to protect and strengthen the lives and livelihoods of people living in crisis-affected and marginalized communities.