With SHORT COURSES and WORKSHOPS running throughout the Summer!
Online courses are available to both Tufts and visiting students. These courses are offered 100% online, with *minimal or no on-campus requirements.
Online learning is a fantastic way to take a course and to experience a learning format that you might really enjoy. Courses are open 24x7 and there are ample opportunities to interact and participate with your teacher and classmates, and contribute in diverse ways to the class.
Online learning is not for everyone though. Be sure you have the time, self-motivation, and discipline required to learn and keep up in this format. Online courses at Tufts Summer Session are subject to the same policies and procedures as summer face-to-face courses. Read more about online courses and online specific policies
* Some online courses may have proctored midterm and final exams. For courses that have this requirement: If you are within fifty miles of Tufts University, you will be required to come to Medford, MA for your exam. If you are more than fifty miles away from Tufts, you may be responsible for finding your own proctor or taking your exam through a remote proctoring service. For more information about proctored exams
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Tufts Summer Session offers online course opportunities to Tufts and Visiting students.
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A recent Bundesgymnasium graduate, Matthias decided to leave his home in Austria for six weeks and spend part of his summer studying international relations and economics at Tufts. He thought the summer before completing his zivildienst (year of public service) was the perfect time to try something new. Matthias saw the advantages of international study at a great American university before entering his "gap" year, and he knew that Tufts University had the summer courses he needed and could transfer to his home university, when the time comes.