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Experimental College
Apply to be a visiting lecturer

The ExCollege provides teaching opportunities for Boston-area professionals and graduate students who have expertise in their field and a passion for teaching. Applications for the Spring 2020 semester are due August 9, 2019.

Tufts Magazine

Always Ahead of Its Time. For more than half a century now, the ExCollege has been challenging convention, setting trends, and preparing students for the world of tomorrow.

Peer Teaching

At the ExCollege, students can design and teach courses, serve on our governing board, evaluate course proposals, interview prospective visiting lecturers, select courses to be offered, and more. Learn how to get involved!


  • visiting lecturer
    The ExCollege is a department at Tufts University that offers innovative undergraduate elective courses. We hire Visiting Lecturers with a range of perspectives and professional experience to teach interdisciplinary and interactive courses.
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    Five Tufts graduate students designed their own courses on topics ranging from Sex & Consent to Space Exploration. Applications for 2020 Fellows will be due in January.
  • Cannabis Debate
    ExCollege Cannabis experts debate the new reality
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Apply to be a Visiting Lecturer
Applications due in January for Fall 2020

Spring 2020 courses
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Apply to be a Peer Teacher
Explorations Applications due in March

Welcome Class of 2023! 
The list of Fall Explorations courses is here.

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2019 Courses

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