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Each year more than 50% of the junior class at Middlebury studies abroad in more than 40 countries at more than 90 different programs and universities.

Mission Statement:

International Programs supports Middlebury’s mission to cultivate the intellectual, creative, physical, ethical, and social qualities essential for leadership in a rapidly changing global community. A student’s study abroad experience should be an integral and coherent part of his or her academic program at Middlebury, enhancing the on-campus curriculum and supporting a liberal arts education. To achieve these ends, Middlebury students study abroad on academically substantive programs that foster cultural and linguistic integration.

Middlebury Schools Abroad:

Middlebury has Schools Abroad at more than 40 universities in Argentina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Russia, Spain, Uruguay, and the United Kingdom.

Externally-Sponsored (Non-Middlebury) Programs:

Each year a significant number of Middlebury students study abroad on externally-sponsored programs (programs other than Middlebury Schools Abroad) in countries such as Australia, Botswana, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Ghana, Greece, Ireland, Kenya, Madagascar, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and more!
Visit International Programs and explore our web pages for information and applications for both Middlebury Schools Abroad and Externally-Sponsored programs.

Visit http://www.middlebury.edu/international/sa for more information

Important Dates and Deadlines

Middlebury Students Study Abroad Deadline: FEBRUARY 1 (to study abroad the following fall, spring, or academic year)

Visit http://www.middlebury.edu/international/sa for more information.

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08/27/2015 I Loved Ecuador! SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Comparative Ecology & Conservation

"It was absolutely worthwhile! I learned so much about Ecuador, and gained a lot of confidence in myself from living abroad."

A student - Middlebury College
08/26/2015 Hell Of A Drive University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Social skills, sense of what actually matters in my life"

A student - Middlebury College
08/24/2015 Tropical Goodness Organization for Tropical Studies (Duke University): San Jose - Tropical Biology on a Changing Planet

"Learned lots about the culture and research methods. Worthwhile indeed"

Vera C - Middlebury College
08/03/2015 A Comprehensive Danish Experience DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia: Copenhagen - Various Programs

"My experience was definitely worthwhile, I was able to learn about and immerse myself in Danish culture while exposing myself to various other European sights and cultures."

A student - Middlebury College
08/03/2015 Prague The City Of 100 Spires UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

"I loved being right in the heart of Europe. It allowed me to travel easily and learn about a culture I had not previously studied. I got a lot of exposure to the Czech culture by living in the heart of the city and wouldn't have done anything differently. "

A student - Middlebury College
07/29/2015 A Semester In The City Of Dreaming Spires University of Oxford: Oxford - Visiting Student

"I experienced a very different learning style, where students are expected to be independent learners. I was challenged by it, but it also helped me hone my essay-writing skills. I think my semester was definitely worthwhile."

A student - Middlebury College
07/27/2015 Spring Break Brown University: Havana - Brown in Cuba

"Definitely a worthwhile program. My Spanish became fluent enough that people stopped immediately assuming I was from the U.S. My social skills improved a lot. I learned more about Cuba than most people ever consider."

Adam R - Middlebury College
07/26/2015 Tea, Temples And Time Spent Driving Around The Country Bowdoin College: - Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education Program / ISLE

"New friends. Great recipes. A look at religious harmony in practice. "

Marium S - Middlebury College
07/26/2015 Nz Is Amazing University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"gained experience hiking, camping, planning trips, finding my way around a new place, figuring things out without help from my parents. "

A student - Middlebury College
07/25/2015 Turkey Duke University: Istanbul – Duke in Istanbul

"I learned a lot. It was worthwhile."

A student - Middlebury College
07/18/2015 Exactly What I Needed. SOAS, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a lot of knowledge about living in London, something I would like to do later in life. I learned about SOAS, a school I am considering for graduate work, and I gained valuable historical and literary knowledge on the country and continent that I am from (South Africa//Africa), something that I was lacking great access t..."

A student - Middlebury College
07/17/2015 Great Exposure To The Happiest Country In The World DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia: Copenhagen - Various Programs

"I learned confidence independence through living on my own and traveling. I learned to make new friends, both American and Danish. Overall I was very happy with my time in Copenhagen."

A student - Middlebury College
07/17/2015 Great To Be In Europe! New York University, Tisch Study Abroad: Prague - 35mm Filmmaking in Prague

"Great being in Europe. The program was disorganized, but it was awesome shooting on 35mm."

A student - Middlebury College
07/14/2015 I Wish I Was Still There I Loved It So Much. Digital Culture In Glasgow Glasgow School of Art: Glasgow - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worth my while in every way imaginable. I learned to be self-sufficient, how to live away from home, how to cook, how to travel by myself and really enjoy it. I learned to be happy while being alone and how to live in a city. I met people that gave me hope for my future and made me smile until my face hurt. I felt so much..."

Elise B - Middlebury College
07/14/2015 Incredible Australian Adventures The University of New South Wales: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about the local culture and Australia in general. Also gained the confidence to travel alone and to work through uncomfortable/unfamiliar situations. Very worth it, both the incredible experiences and the more difficult ones."

A student - Middlebury College
07/10/2015 More Than Just Study Abroad Integrating At Oxford University of Oxford: Lincoln College - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned more biochemistry in one year at Oxford than I would have in four years at Middlebury (or any other American university). I learned a lot about the British and made many friends that I hope I'll keep in touch with. It was worthwhile enough that I'm considering coming back to Lincoln for a graduate degree."

William N - Middlebury College
07/10/2015 An Incredible And Life Changing Experience University of Oxford: Lincoln College - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My year abroad expanded my world literarily, literally, and personally. It was more than worthwhile. "

A student - Middlebury College
07/09/2015 There And Back Again: An Epic New Zealand Adventure University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was definitely worthwhile. I gained a lot of independence and confidence. I got a lot better at meeting new people and making friends with people who are from a different culture than me. Finally, I also loved traveling - I'm definitely inspired to adventure more in my backyard and want to go abroad again somewhere else."

A student - Middlebury College
07/09/2015 Momo Magic SIT Study Abroad: Nepal - Tibetan & Himalayan Peoples

"I gained a confidence for trying the new and foreign. it was incredibly worthwhile"

Noah S - Middlebury College
07/08/2015 American Bubble Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Rothberg International School: DanceJerusalem

"Regarding the above question, if I would choose the same program: While I did not enjoy this program and felt fiercely opposed to this country's policies, I am not sure that I would choose a different program. While perhaps another program would have been less devastating, it would have been so because I wouldn't have been so ex..."

A student - Middlebury College
07/08/2015 The Year That Changed My Life Arcadia: Cork - University College Cork

"Studying abroad absolutely turned my life around. I decided to participate in a full academic year program because I was unhappy at school, and not in a healthy mental or emotional state. I knew I needed a change, and Ireland provided that and so much more for me. I met some lifelong friends in my program, especially because we ..."

A student - Middlebury College
07/08/2015 It's Hard To Believe That It's Over Already! University of Nottingham: Nottingham - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I think that being abroad reminded me that I live in a very intense bubble that thrives from students overcommitting and thinly stretching themselves to accommodate others. Abroad life helped me to take a step back to see all the different works at play and evaluate what things that I do within my everyday life at my home univer..."

A student - Middlebury College
07/07/2015 My Most Culturally Rewarding Semester Of College College Year in Athens: Athens - CYA

"It was absolutely worthwhile. I had never spent that much time abroad or really had any exposure to Europe and I cannot wait to go back"

A student - Middlebury College