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Harvard University, Boston
For ages
2 weeks
$3,500 per week
Course dates
26 June - 10 July (enrolment closed), 10 July - 24 July, 24 July - 7 August
Accommodation type
Single & twin rooms in traditional American dormitories

Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the US’s oldest municipalities and has played a key role in several US historic events. It is the capital and largest city in Massachusetts and today Boston is recognised as a global leader in higher education and academic research with both Harvard University and MIT based there. With a strong entrepreneurial vibe, the city is also seen as being a pioneer in innovation, making Boston the perfect location for Global Achievers Academy.

What You’ll Experience

Our Timetable

The weekly timetable is presented for illustrative purposes only and is subject to change.

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Week 1

Week 2


Our students stay in university halls of residence at the nearby Tufts University another highly ranked private institution located a short subway ride away. Set in 150 acres with a wealth of sports facilities and green spaces, the halls of residence provide the perfect backdrop for students to relax, sleep and eat after a busy day studying at Harvard! Accommodation is in single and twin rooms, with common bathrooms along the corridor. Communal spaces are also available.

Campus Facilities

Tufts University, Boston

Several large sports halls
Extensive playing fields and green areas
Tennis courts
Campus shops
Proximity to subway
Swimming pool
On-site cafés

What you need to know about Boston

Plug Type / Voltage

There are two plug types, types A and B. Plug type A is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. We recommend students travelling from overseas bring plug type A as an adaptor. USA operates on a 120V supply voltage and 60Hz.

Visas & Passports

If travelling from overseas to participate in one of our summer programmes please ensure you check your local government guidelines on any visas required, or passport information, such as required length of time remaining. Global Achievers Academy is not responsible for ensuring you are up to date on this information but we do provide visa letters for students where required to assist you in this process.

The Road

In the US cars drive on the right-had side of the road. This is important information when thinking about crossing the road when in Boston, especially if travelling from overseas where your roads may be different!

Transfer Time From Key Airports

30 minutes from Boston Logan International Airport 1 hour from Machester-Boston Regional Airport 30 minutes by car from South Station (train access)