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Like all of you, we too have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, we have adapted our 2021 programs to provide a quality experience while ensuring our community's safety. 

Updated January 2021

Academic Programs

The academic programs at the Tufts European Center in Talloires provide students with a unique opportunity to gain a wide range of academic and personal skills. Our courses serve our mission by integrating global voices and perspectives in order to provide an internationally-focused experience, and our faculty deliver academic courses of the highest quality.

The Tufts University European Center staff is committed to creating a supportive community for all of our programs, and to ensure a rich and engaging experience for all students. In Summer 2021, the Tufts European Center will offer the Tufts in Talloires and Tufts Summit Programs in a virtual format. Please follow each program's link below for more detailed information about each one.

Join us for a unique opportunity to explore your coursework through an international lens! 

The Tufts in Talloires Program is a unique opportunity to explore Tufts courses through an international lens. During the course of a three-week intensive sessionstudents will have the opportunity to take one credit-bearing Tufts course taught in English by Tufts faculty, and an optional course exploring French culture and society offered by the European Center staffGuest lecturers and virtual visits will enhance each course and engage voices from around the world, and the supplemental culture course will provide a window to French history and daily life. The program will also include a range of community activities and opportunities for connection online, outside of coursework. 

A row of students standing outside in front of the United Nations building

The Tufts Summit program is designed to offer a select group of rising high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take a non-credit, college-level course on International Relations while being immersed in French language and culture. In Summer 2021, students will be able to experience this program from any location as we engage in a virtual format! This three-week virtual program will include two courses: International Relations in a Changing World and La Langue et La Culture Française, both taught by instructors who bring enthusiasm and extensive knowledge of their individual fields into the classroom. Beyond their courses, students will also participate in international diplomacy simulations

Canceled for Summer 2021. We'll see you in Summer 2022!

Tufts in Annecy offers university students an opportunity to improve their beginner or intermediate French language skills in a very inspiring environment.  Classes are taught at a French language Institute in Annecy, located just a few miles north of Talloires, by native French speakers who are experts in developing speaking listening, grammar, writing and reading skills.  Tufts in Annecy offers students credits for Tufts French 1, 2, 3, OR 4 class.