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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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04/17/2014 The Best Year Of My Life (So Far) PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"Growth. Sanity. Support from a network of new friends, program staff and host family. A host of new experiences. Fearlessness. Ability to use public transportation in a number of countries. "

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04/09/2014 Amazing Experience! Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Universite de Provence (Aix-Marseille I)

"I learned that I am able to live independently. It was a fun experience as well, to be away from the stressful environment at Wellesley."

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03/31/2014 Travel International Studies Abroad (ISA): London - King's College, University of London

"I learned a lot about how to travel well. It was very worthwhile given my travel experiences. "

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03/31/2014 Queen Mary The Merry Experience University of London - Queen Mary: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I very much enjoyed the study abroad experience as I got to meet lots of new friends of different background. It was interesting to see the different lifestyle and educational style between UK and US. Also, I had great opportunity of taking advantage of many museums in London by taking art history classes at Queen Mary. I really..."

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03/30/2014 New Challenges In New Places University of London - Queen Mary: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was a totally different experience from Wellesley which was valuable. It was definitely worthwhile. "

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03/26/2014 So Much Fun Arcadia: London - University of London: Queen Mary

"There's a lot of the world left for me to see"

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03/25/2014 Rio De Janeiro: The Marvelous City! CIEE: Rio de Janeiro - Business, Economics, and Culture

"I gained independence and learned to live by myself in a huge Latin American city. I gained confidence and many language, social, and academic skills"

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03/24/2014 Middlebury In Chile Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Santiago

"language pledge"

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03/20/2014 Wellesley In Aix Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"Definitely worthwhile. "

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03/20/2014 Great City, But Practically Difficult Sciences Po: Paris - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Loved Paris, improved my French somewhat, great cultural activities, chance to travel to neighbouring countries, sense of independence."

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03/09/2014 Language Progress And Fun! Alliance for Global Education: Shanghai - Intensive Chinese Language

"Lots of language progress. But also lots of fun. Also completed a capstone project, and LOTS of travel around China (my favorite part of the whole experience)."

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03/09/2014 Super Intense CET Academic Programs: Harbin - Intensive Chinese Language

"SO MUCH language learning. completed the equivalent of one year of language in 8 weeks. If you want to really be forced to learn a language, this program is for you. But if you're less familiar with living in a developing country/area, or don't want to deal with a very intense learning curve, I would choose a lighter program."

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03/09/2014 A Semester Of Growth, Friendship, And Learning (Too Much To Sum Up In A Line!) SIT Study Abroad: Traveling - International Honors Program / IHP, Health and Community

"I chose IHP Health and Community, because I knew it was the kind of opportunity that I would likely never have again. I think that I grew a lot as person and some pretty incredible friendships. But it's so hard to sum up my experience! I wish I could do it all over again. "

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03/08/2014 I Loved Cmrs. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS): Oxford - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Definitely worthwhile; showed me where I want to apply to grad school."

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03/08/2014 A Wonderful And Enriching Experience! Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"I learned a lot both personally and academically. I really enjoyed experiencing a different university system and gaining different insights."

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03/08/2014 Great Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"Better level of French, worthwhile"

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03/08/2014 Navigating Amman, East To West AMIDEAST: Amman - Area & Arabic Language Studies

"I learned more about the people and the local experience of life in the Middle East, (from anecdotes and friends), that I could not have possibly gained in the US. Also, in terms of the people, I more than once learned about the differences in social interaction and how to adapt to fit it. "

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03/07/2014 Independence Through Cultural Immersion Arcadia: London - University of London: Queen Mary

"I learned what it is like to be a foreigner and how to both cope with and assimilate into another culture. It helped make me more independent and willing to get outside my comfort zone. I met all kinds of people and saw beautiful places. Definitely a worthwhile experience. "

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03/07/2014 Fabuloso! PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"Got savvier with money and learned how to travel really well."

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03/07/2014 Italy. Just Go. Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"So much. I don't even know where to begin. Totally worthwhile, though it wasn't necessarily the best time for me emotionally to be abroad (my sophomore year was turbulent to say the least). I had a lot of time for self-reflection. "

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03/07/2014 Frequent Flier Miles SIT Study Abroad: International Honors Program / IHP, Climate Change - The Politics of Food, Water, & Energy

"It was so worthwhile. I really learned how to be alone as well as how people address climate change issues around the world. "

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03/06/2014 Describing It As An Eye Opening Experience Would Be An Understatement Alliance for Global Education: Shanghai - International Business in China

"Gained new language skills, a degree of independence and sufficiency. It was one of the best experiences I've had."

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03/05/2014 Spelman Empowered Me As A Black Woman. Exchange: Atlanta - Spelman College

"I gained a lot of confidence as a black woman in the context of America. I can do anything that I set my mind to. This experience was worthwhile. "

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02/14/2014 Pretty Amazing DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad: Copenhagen - Various Programs

"I learned a lot about myself in Denmark. My eyes were opened to new career paths and academic interests. It changed my outlook on what I wanted to do and what I thought I needed to do."

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02/13/2014 London Was Fantastic King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Meeting international people and experiencing different cultures."

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