- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 11th, 12th, College
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: Politics and Diplomacy, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish
- Selective: No
- Ages: 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
Rising high school juniors and seniors will experience Tufts University’s distinctive approach to the study of International Relations, earn college credit, and create a path toward future scholastic and professional goals. During the program, students will immerse themselves in intensive, college-level foreign language training.
During the program, rising high school juniors and seniors will experience Tufts University’s distinctive approach to the study of International Relations, will earn college credit, and will create a path toward future scholastic and professional goals. Students will analyze current events and theoretical frameworks for understanding IR through interactive virtual seminars from experts; interrogate key concepts in small, collaborative discussion sections; begin developing the language and communication skills that form the foundation of international affairs; work together in teams to handle simulated real-world crisis situations; conduct digital research of academic resources using Tufts’ Tisch Library; and compose a college-level research paper with guidance from advanced classroom assistants and a research librarian. After two weeks of intensive classes, students will gain a solid understanding of what studying International Relations at the college level is really like.