Building Robust & Inclusive Democracy

First Year Global Programs

Tufts Civic Semester

Based in either Urubamba, Peru, or the Southwestern United States, this transformational first-semester program combines academic and experiential learning with a focus on community engagement and social and environmental justice.

Tufts 1+4 Bridge Year (Not in Session)

Tisch College’s innovative bridge year program provides accepted Tufts students the opportunity to learn from a transformational year of full-time community service before beginning their academic studies. Note: The bridge year program is currently on hiatus following the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jiyoon Chon

Every day, I gain a broader world view and difference in perspective. Undoubtedly, choosing 1+4 has been the best decision of my life! I've never been more appreciative, inspired, and happy.

Jiyoon Chon, A21, School of Arts and Sciences