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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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09/01/2014 All I Could Have Wanted! Direct Enrollment: Tokyo - International Christian University

"I gained so much personal growth through this program by being abroad. I wouldn't trade my experiences for anything."

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09/01/2014 I Learned A Lot, Just Not What I Expected. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin

"I gained self-confidence. i faced many challenges while studying abroad and the fact that I managed, in the end, to find a way to succeed makes me feel prepared to deal with future challenges confidently. I learned to pay more attention to my feelings. I also learned some stress-management exercises. I gained experience away f..."

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08/30/2014 Independence, Loneliness & Appreciation London School of Economics (LSE): Direct Enrollment in LSE Summer School

"I matured a lot and gained independence being abroad. At the LSE, the academic and administrative system is very different from what I'm used to in the states and at times I felt like nobody really cared for you. However, this pushed me to adopt this "solve your own problems" mentality and gave me more confidence as well. I trav..."

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08/29/2014 Challenging But Fun University of Oxford: Oxford - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Learnt how to study by myself. Got used to the Oxford teaching style. Worth the experience for it trained me to be more independent in learning."

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08/29/2014 Great Experience Abroad CIEE: Cape Town - Arts and Sciences

"I became more aware of international politics beyond the United States. Often times we limit ourselves to domestic affairs. But the events within the international community, such as South Africa, are also important."

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08/29/2014 My Home In Cape Town CIEE: Cape Town - Arts and Sciences

"It was worthwhile "

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08/28/2014 Study Abroad University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I became more independent"

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08/28/2014 Amazing Experience Really Glad I Made The Decision To Stay For The Full Year! University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Yes took some great classes, met some great people, travelled and learned new things"

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08/28/2014 Tough Academic Experience But Good Social One University of Oxford: Oxford - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a greater sense of independence and improved my academic writing and research skills. "

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08/28/2014 Gaining Confidence Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"Yes! Living with a host family was the best experience. I learned other ways of living and my French really really got better."

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08/27/2014 Great British Experience! St Catherine's College At Oxford University University of Oxford: Oxford - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My reading/writing/critical thinking skills improved significantly."

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08/24/2014 Russian In London University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"London is a wonderful city, and of all my experiences over the year, the only thing that made me pleased with my decision to study abroad at UCL was being able to spent the year wandering London. Walking through the parks, exploring museums, and setting off with an end destination in mind without having plotted a course (getting..."

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08/19/2014 Semester In Cordoba PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"I learned a lot about Spain, in a special way through living with a host family in a vibrant and accepting small city. It was definitely worthwhile. PRESHCO is very well put together program--they think of everything! And lastly, Cordoba may be one of the best, if not the best, place to study Spanish in Spain because Spanish is ..."

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08/18/2014 Amazing Year Abroad University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to balance my social and academic requirements while enjoying London. I also made friends from all over the world and learned a lot about the local culture. "

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08/18/2014 A Truly British Experience! Pembroke College, University of Cambridge: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"During my time abroad, I was able to learn a lot about British culture as Cambridge is about as British as it can get! I loved walking through the town of Cambridge-it is quite idyllic. Cambridge also has a very distinctive history and culture that truly adds to the academic experience. Some traditions (such as formal halls) ha..."

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08/15/2014 A Full Aussie Experience Down Unda University of Melbourne: Melbourne - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned what it is like not knowing a single person on an entire continent! Its fun and hard at the same time. "

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08/15/2014 I Love Italy Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"very worthwhile- so happy that i did it, i recommend a year abroad to everyone"

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08/14/2014 Learning To Be A Painter In A Gorgeous City At The Slade School Of Art University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"The Slade School of Art is less "school" than training to be a practicing artist in the art world. I learned so much about what that involves and now feel confident to continue an art career after I graduate. London is the best city in the world, in my opinion. The city was beautiful, there was always lots to do and see (not jus..."

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08/14/2014 A Magical Spring In Barcelona CIEE: Barcelona - Advanced Liberal Arts

"I gained an understanding of the country's character and the views of Catalonia."

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08/14/2014 Best Time Of My (College) Life! Pembroke College, University of Cambridge: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was definitely worthwhile! What I learnt exceeds what can be learnt in the classroom. I learnt so much about English culture and history. I'm sure friendship I made there will be long lasting. "

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08/13/2014 The Most Profound Period In My Academic/Professional/Personal Life IES Abroad: London - Courtauld Institute of Art

"I gained more than could ever be transcribed into text. I find myself continuously mulling over tender memories from that divine semester. "

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08/11/2014 Yo Echo De Menos A Barcelona CIEE: Barcelona - Liberal Arts

"Language skills, friends, independence."

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08/09/2014 England Doesn't Have Climate It Only Has Weather University of London - Queen Mary: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned the great diversity of people that you meet. It was exciting to experience a different classroom environment and different college structure. "

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