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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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05/27/2015 Bologna: Well Fed For A Semester Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"It was one of the most incredible experiences of my life."

A student - Wellesley College
05/23/2015 Incredible Country, Not So Incredible Program The School for Field Studies / SFS: Peru - Biodiversity & Development in the Amazon

"Peru is an incredible country and I'm glad that I got to spend time exploring and learning more about the people, culture, and ecosystems of Peru. However, SFS Peru, for me, was too focused on hard science and academics, but not focused enough on actual cultural integration. "

A student - Wellesley College
05/19/2015 Came To Learn Spanish, Stayed Because I Fell In Love With Chile(Ans). Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Santiago

"YES. I have learned more about myself, about integrating myself into other cultures, about Spanish, and about Chile than I could have imagined. So many opportunities for future projects have also opened up here. "

A student - Wellesley College
05/18/2015 Hard, But Amazing Because I Can Speak Arabic Now! CET Academic Programs: Amman- Intensive Arabic Language in Jordan

"I can speak Arabic now, and I could not at all at the beginning. Definitely worthwhile."

A student - Wellesley College
04/16/2015 Tuscany Is Better Then Anything You Can Imagine Siena School for Liberal Arts: Siena - Semester & Summer Programs

"I learned that I can travel alone. That being in a space where I do not know the language is difficult and beautiful at the same time. That friends can be found in wonderful spaces. Money is well spent on a good time and that being away from Wellesley was exactly what I needed in order to make it through. It was completely worth..."

A student - Wellesley College
04/08/2015 Semester In Aix En Provence Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I learned a lot about French literature and authors that I enjoy reading. This experience was worthwhile but I did not get as much appreciation for the French culture out of it as I had expected."

A student - Wellesley College
04/08/2015 Sunny And Yummy! Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"It was definitely worthwhile. I feel more independent and mature for having navigated a foreign country for 5 months. "

fiona.boyd - Wellesley College
03/30/2015 The Best 6 Months Of My Life University of Canterbury: Christchurch - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I think I gained a lot of maturity while I was abroad. I really got a chance to explore myself away from the pressures of my parents and him university and really began to grow into the person I would like to become later on in my life."

Nicole D - Wellesley College
03/26/2015 Fantastic Freiburg! IES Abroad: Freiburg - European Union Program

"I really enjoyed the program. Freiburg is a great place. You will learn so much about German culture - it's a great immersion experience. Although in order to enhance your German, you must take the personal initiative and practice with locals. Classes were not difficult, but the course material was very interesting. Traveli..."

A student - Wellesley College
03/26/2015 An Incredible Way To Experience London University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to adapt to a new environment and a new way of learning. "

Abby E - Wellesley College
03/25/2015 Great, Life Changing Experience SIT Study Abroad: Traveling - International Honors Program / IHP, Health and Community

"It was worthwhile - I learnt to take things as they come "

A student - Wellesley College
03/25/2015 The Best Crumbling Ruins And Piles Of Rocks You Will Ever See ICCS / Centro: Rome - The Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome

"I learned that I do indeed like classical studies! Be warned: this is not for the student who wants to see modern Italy and who only has a passing interest in classics. This is like classics boot camp. Some days you will be out for 8-10 hours, climbing over rocks and taking notes in the pouring rain. That said, I'd do it again i..."

A student - Wellesley College
03/23/2015 London: Where I Learned To Love Myself And The World Around Me University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I really really really loved London it was such a great city filled with amazing people and things to do. I did not really like my experience at UCL, I wish I had chosen a different university. The classes were a bit too heavy/boring in my department and a lot of classes at too many American study abroad students. "

A student - Wellesley College
03/20/2015 University Of Manchester Review University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"A learned much about British culture; I was able to travel around the UK; I learned a lot about living independently"

A student - Wellesley College
03/20/2015 When A Woman Tires Of London, She Tires Of Life University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Attending UCL allowed me the opportunity to experience higher education in a very different context -- large school, urban setting, and different country. I learned from leading experts in my fields of interest and had the opportunity to conduct research with graduate students. I also learned about budgeting, time management, pr..."

Kily W - Wellesley College
03/20/2015 Complicated And Rose Colored SIT Study Abroad: India - Health & Human Rights

"It was worthwhile. I am still too close to it to suss out what I learned, but I am certain it was worthwhile. "

A student - Wellesley College
03/20/2015 Best Semester Ever Smith College: Geneva - Smith in Geneva

"Internship experience, new friends, got a chance to practice a foreign language, visited amazing places. It was definitely worthwhile."

A student - Wellesley College
03/20/2015 Awesome Overall With A Few Concerns CIEE: Amman - Language and Culture

"I learned a lot of language skills, which was my primary reason for going abroad, and I made a lot of friends who are interested in the same kinds of things as I am that I will definitely keep in touch with. "

A student - Wellesley College
03/20/2015 Highly Recommend Studying Abroad In London! King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Overall, I think it was definitely a worthwhile experience. London is a fantastic city for college students. "

A student - Wellesley College
03/17/2015 Full College Year in Athens: Athens - CYA

"I learned how to put myself in an uncomfortable environment and how to make myself uncomfortable. It was definitely worthwhile."

A student - Wellesley College
03/17/2015 Amazing Experience With Jyf! Sweet Briar College: JYF in Paris and Nice

"I learned a lot about myself and my independence. I would without a doubt say that my abroad experience was worthwhile. "

A student - Wellesley College
03/05/2015 Wish I Was Still There A Trip To Budabest Aquincum Institute of Technology / AIT - Budapest: - Creativity in Computer Science & Software Engineering

"Learned how to live on my own in a big city. Definitely worthwhile, made great friends, got to know a new culture. Budapest is great. "

A student - Wellesley College
02/26/2015 Learning Through Experience SIT Study Abroad: Vietnam - Culture, Social Change, & Development

"I learned a lot about the complex history and culture of Vietnam, and the struggles of a country going through rapid transition."

A student - Wellesley College
02/23/2015 Independent Learning/Exploration University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained an experience in independent living and got the chance to explore London and other European cities/countries on my own terms. It was definitely worthwhile, and I would recommend this experience to people interested in getting a more independent experience not dictated by a program or their home university."

A student - Wellesley College