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Wellesley students may select from more than 150 pre-approved programs of study. Select the "Pre-approved Programs" tab to see the full list. Programs featured in the side-bar may or may not be approved for Wellesley students. When in doubt, please contact the Office of International Study at ois@wellesley.edu.

Important Dates and Deadlines

All Wellesley students who intend to study abroad during the 2013-14 academic year (fall and/or spring) must declare a major and submit a Proposal to Study Away by December 1, 2012. Please refer to the Office of International Study website (www.wellesley.edu/OIS/) for details.

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08/03/2015 Incredible, Would Do It Again In A Heartbeat DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia: Copenhagen - Various Programs

"How to be independent and understand another culture. Totally worth while"

A student - Wellesley College
08/03/2015 Interesting Study Experience In London University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worthwhile in that I learned a lot about myself and what I prefer. I learned to appreciate my home college a lot more, and I learned how to adapt to education systems that may not suit me very well."

A student - Wellesley College
08/01/2015 The Best Year Of My Life; I Want To Come Back! SUNY Brockport: Accra - Study Abroad at University of Ghana

"It was absolutely worthwhile, I learned so much about my subject and about myself as a person. I would gladly go back."

A student - Wellesley College
08/01/2015 Learn A New Accent, Eat Good Chocolate, Have A Blast University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Different people do different things in different places, but we are all the same, really. What a phenomenal revelation!"

A student - Wellesley College
07/31/2015 An Incredible Experience PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"I learned how to converse in Spanish, I learned how to take the time to enjoy my day more, and I learned how wonderful Spanish culture is."

Shruti T - Wellesley College
07/30/2015 Fantastique! SUNY Brockport: Accra - Study Abroad at University of Ghana

"It was the best experience in my college life. I would do it over and over if I could. I learnt to step out of my small bubble and see the world in a bigger picture. "

Apoorva A - Wellesley College
07/30/2015 The Crucial Study And Travel Experience University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"What made my experience worthwhile was the ability to travel and interact with so many cultures and people. It's very easy to travel from London and while you take courses at UCL. I took flights to other countries during weekends and during the month-long Easter Break during the whole of April. After visiting so many places that..."

Xueying C - Wellesley College
07/29/2015 Send Me Back Already! Arcadia: London - Queen Mary University of London

"It was worthwhile because I learned that I am capable of living on my own and navigating a new city. I basically started all over and it was super fun."

A student - Wellesley College
07/29/2015 Greatest Time In College Life University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Yes it was worthwhile. It makes me consider going back there for career/further education."

A student - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 Un Automne à Paris: Dissertations Et Tarte Tatins! Sciences Po: Paris - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I really enjoyed my study abroad program because it was not only an academically challenging experience studying at one of the most prestigious universities in Europe, but also a unique opportunity to become a Parisian and fall in love with the French culture. I learned french only a few months before my program, and then decide..."

Savitri R - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 London Was The Best Part Of Ucl University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Mostly, I gained wonderful experiences with new people and in terrific places. The travelling was by far the best part, aside from living in London. I had so much fun in London and on trips."

Evelyn T - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 Excitement In Edi University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My first time leaving the states, Edinburgh was an incredible experience I will never forget. The proximity of Edinburgh to London also allowed easy travel."

A student - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 I Loved My Experience, Because Berlin Is Culturally Rich. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin

"My German improved greatly, I made wonderful friends, and I learned how to assimilate in a new culture."

A student - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 Vibrant City: Little Integration University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to be independent in a big city and how to adjust to a new environment. However, there was little integration into the local culture. "

Lily L - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 Challenging University of Oxford: Oxford - Visiting Student

"Loved the academic intensity. Didn't always feel really integrated "

A student - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 Breezy Academics, Fantastic Life Experience University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Absolutely. I learned what it is like to cook for myself. I am now comfortable traveling alone. The easier academic schedule allowed me to spend a total of three months traveling through Europe where I met loads of amazing people. I loved my overall experience."

A student - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 Challenging, Immersive, Local Sciences Po: Paris - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"The classes were very interesting and I gained a new confidence in my French writing ability. "

A student - Wellesley College
07/28/2015 Ucl! University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I hadn't traveled before so I think it was really great to just be somewhere other than the U.S. and get to know the culture/political climate/way of life. I also was able to travel all over Europe for not very much money, which was awesome."

A student - Wellesley College
07/24/2015 Berlin Bonkers! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin

"I learned a lot about cultural standards, specifically targeted toward German culture, but in my personal experience I encounter people from many different cultures because Berlin is an international city. It was worthwhile because through encountering others I learned a lot about myself and my behaviors. "

Lisa V R - Wellesley College
07/22/2015 Spationaut Columbia University, GSAPP: Traveling - The Shape of Two Cities: New York/Paris

"I learned how to be inspired by my surroundings, how to meet people with similar ideas and how to create no matter where I am. "

A student - Wellesley College
07/22/2015 The Best Year Of My Life Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"It was absolutely worthwhile. I gained language skills, knowledge, and deep connections to a wonderful place. "

A student - Wellesley College
07/21/2015 A Mexican American In Spain PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"I learned to take a break and it was good to be taken care of for a change. "

Rocio O - Wellesley College
07/21/2015 Best Study Abroad Experience In France Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"My french is so much better after this program. I had a great time, academically and socially. "

A student - Wellesley College
07/21/2015 Love Córdoba Would Have Liked More Homework! PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"I had an amazing experience in Córdoba and with my host family. I learned an enormous amount about myself and my goals and now know exactly what I want in life."

Kelly A - Wellesley College