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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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08/14/2014 Learning To Be A Painter In A Gorgeous City Slade School of Art

"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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08/11/2014 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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08/09/2014 Epitomizes Its Title Of 'City Of Dreaming Spires' A Truly Magical World! University of Oxford: St. Edmund Hall - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to put myself out there, how to take more risks, how to truly hold my ground while conversing with people who have written books on what I am studying. I learned that it was perfectly normal to go to black tie events in castles, how to punt, how to perfectly balance 2 essays a week with 5 nights out. I learned that..."

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08/07/2014 University Of Edinburgh (Spring 2014) University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained valuable international experience, both in the UK and outside while making global friendships. It was also an important lesson in independence and living on your own."

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08/06/2014 Best Experience Ever University of London - Queen Mary: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to live in a city, I learned how to navigate my way through other non-english speaking countries. I gained more independence and confidence in myself."

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08/06/2014 Travel King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned to be independent."

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08/06/2014 An Absolutely Amazing Semester Abroad! University of Oxford: St. Edmund Hall - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I truly enjoyed my experience abroad. The tutorials that I had were engaging and thought-provoking. I enjoyed having afternoon teas with friends, going to formal halls, and rowing on the river. I was also blessed with the opportunity to travel all over Europe!"

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08/06/2014 Nice And Fun Experience University of Oxford: St. Edmund Hall - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Rigorous academic studies with a lot of fun in the city."

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08/06/2014 Expectedly Oxfordian University of Oxford: St. Edmund Hall - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Interesting tutorial system conducive to in-depth individual investigation. Really great traditions to take part in. Lots of available events to learn new things and meet new people (talks, society cocktails, balls, etc)"

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08/04/2014 A Worthwhile Experience That Will Teach You To Be Extra Independent. University of Oxford: Mansfield College - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained personal insights regarding my own capability and work ethnic. The academic rigor had pushed me to perform above what was thought as my limit."

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08/01/2014 An Incredible Experience That I Would Repeat In A Heartbeat! Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"My french improved greatly (fluency and understanding), I was exposed to a different learning style in the French university system, and I made many valuable and important connections. It was 100% worthwhile!"

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08/01/2014 Spring Semester In Aix Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I found myself surprised and sometimes shocked at French people's attitudes on things, which made me appreciate my own culture so much more. I do think it was worthwhile because it gives you a different perspective on how foreigners are treated outside their country. Being somewhere where people do not speak your first language ..."

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07/31/2014 Supportive Program; Amazing City! CET Academic Programs: Prague - Central European Studies Program

"I learned about a new region of Europe (for me), met great other American students, many of whom I'm close with and see regularly, and got to know a beautiful, exciting, enchanting city intimately for a semester."

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07/31/2014 Study Abroad Experience IES Abroad: Freiburg - European Union Program

"I learned about Europe. I was worthwhile. "

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07/31/2014 A Newer Program With Potential University of Massachusetts Boston: Xi'an - Advanced Chinese Language Immersion (Long Term Program)

"I learned that you get what you put in. It was definitely worthwhile,but I will say that there are areas where it can be improved upon."

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07/30/2014 Denmark: Learning To Reflect On The Built Environment That Surrounds Us DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad: Copenhagen - Various Programs

"-I was given the opportunity to see places and things that I might not have otherwise seen. I traveled to Sweden, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Turkey, and Italy. -I also enjoyed about much we stepped out of the classroom and actually got a chance to observe first hand what we had been discussing - eg Urban Design th..."

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07/30/2014 How To Cram As Many Adventures As Possible Into 4 Months In Europe! PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"My Spanish fluency massively improved, my love of travel grew, and I generally had a relaxing semester! It was good to take a break from Wellesley to get some more cultural exposure and re-charge my brain!"

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07/29/2014 Ecco Bologna Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"Improved my language skills and challenged myself academically. Yes, worthwhile. "

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07/28/2014 Eye Opening And Everything I Could Ask For Without Being Too Idealistic. CIEE: Dakar - Language & Culture

"I definitely learned a lot from the people who were NOT students. Had run-ins with people and personalities I would otherwise never meet. Sometimes it could be frustrating, but in the end, it was incredibly rewarding. "

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07/28/2014 Finding Friends That Love Me For Who I Am Made My Experience In Spain. PRESHCO: Cordoba - University of Cordoba

"Even though Spain is in Western Europe, there are still a lot of cultural differences/challenges between Spain and the US (i.e. smoking, eating schedule, drinking, socializing at university, etc.). I loved my experience. I made some really good friends and got to travel all around Western Europe and to Morocco. Cordoba is a beau..."

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