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Are you studying abroad through OSA in Fall 2023? You must attend our Pre-Departure Orientation Conference (Keynote and 2 special sessions): Check the schedule online or scroll down for our calendar!

English for Academic and Professional Purposes (EAPP)


Our program is dedicated to fostering our students' professional and academic excellence and promoting interaction and communication both within the Tulane University community and with the global community as a whole. Our program is composed of two main branches: EAPP for international students, and TESL for current and future ESL teachers.

Pre-arrival Placement Program
Tulane's free pre-arrival placement program for incoming international students introduces you to the academic language of American university life. Regardless of your country of origin, adjusting to university life is often a challenging experience. This two-week course is designed to give you a chance to interact in English with your Tulane peers so that you have the confidence and preparation to perform at your best. It can be completed online at your residence during a two-week summer session. The pre-arrival placement program Summer 2022 dates are May 9th - 20th. An online help session will be available on May 9th.

Tulane Advantage
Tulane Advantage is a required program consisting of five action-packed weeks in New Orleans experiencing trips, student-led projects, and sneak peeks at different majors. Tulane Advantage 2022 program dates: July 11th - August 12th