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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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08/28/2015 Wellesley: Please Hire Better Administrators Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"Of course I learned a lot about myself. That comes with the territory of living in a strange place for six months. I'm glad that I went, but it was oftentimes very painful. "

A student - Wellesley College
08/28/2015 Oxford: A Fulfilling Year Both Academically And Socially University of Oxford: Oxford - Visiting Student

"Oxford has the very unique tutorial system. This I thought was a fantastic way of learning, as not only did it teach me an immense amount about the subject, but it also taught me a lot about myself and how I learn. This is something that I will certainly take with me into my senior year, and I think will be immensely important a..."

Abigail J - Wellesley College
08/27/2015 Education In All Environments, Always Over A Meal IES Abroad: Istanbul - Study Abroad at Bogazici University

"Academically, I learned a lot about the history of Western Asia/Eastern Europe that I had no exposure to prior my study abroad experience. I enjoyed the classroom discussions and assigned readings, while my classmates were very inclusive of the study abroad students. Turkey is a great place to travel while on a student budget, a..."

A student - Wellesley College
08/27/2015 Better Than Europe University of Montreal: Montreal - Direct Enrollment and Exchange

"I gained language skills (I now feel fluent in French and am comfortable specifically in the Quebec dialect). I gained a new hometown, a love of a lively, friendly, beautiful, FUN city. "

Emma D P - Wellesley College
08/24/2015 Exceeded My Expectations CIEE: Barcelona - Architecture and Design

"I learned so much about myself while I was away. I learned to adapt to situations out of my comfort zone and explore so many new places. My months in Spain were the best months of my life. "

A student - Wellesley College
08/22/2015 Great Adventure University of Oxford: Oxford - Visiting Student

"Have to take the initiative to interact with the local students in order to get fully integrated into the culture community and it is very worthwhile"

Hui L - Wellesley College
08/19/2015 Loved London! London School of Economics (LSE): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Definitely worthwhile. "

A student - Wellesley College
08/19/2015 The Academics Are Really Rigorous, But It's Worth It To Be Abroad University of Oxford: Oxford - Visiting Student

"How to be academically independent- a skill I'll use my senior year and in future studies Exploring Europe was also a valuable experience. I enjoyed meeting people from all over the world and sharing our stories, and learning to just live for a little bit. "

A student - Wellesley College
08/19/2015 Exciting! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin

"I gained the ability to completely navigate a foreign city alone "

Mary Lou F - Wellesley College
08/18/2015 Easy Lifestyle University of Sydney: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My abroad experience was worthwhile. I had the opportunity to travel, take interesting classes, and meet kind people"

A student - Wellesley College
08/17/2015 The Tratan Clad Experience Of A Lifetime University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned so much about myself and the world. I would do it again in a heart beat. "

A student - Wellesley College
08/16/2015 A Challenging, Rewarding Semester In India SIT Study Abroad: India - Sustainable Development & Social Change

"I learned that I did not want to work in International Development. I was exposed to people who had very different interests and values than my own, which was extremely helpful for clarifying my own goals. It was a worthwhile, though quite challenging and at times stressful, experience."

A student - Wellesley College
08/13/2015 London King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I had the time of my life and I learned how fun it is to live in a city and how great London is. "

Rose W - Wellesley College
08/13/2015 ... This Is Absolutely Impossible! Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I gained independence, incredible friends, and vastly improved my language fluency, which was my primary goal."

Hannah L - Wellesley College
08/11/2015 Best Six Months Of My Life So Far Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I think I grew up a bit more. It opened my eyes to different cultures and environments. It was extremely worthwhile."

A student - Wellesley College
08/11/2015 Exercising My Independence University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"The most worthwhile thing for me was the experience of living on my own in a city, in a flat rather than a dorm. That was a valuable lesson in independence, and I definitely think it was worthwhile. I also appreciated this program because it was so different from my home college. It was good to experience a different kind of uni..."

A student - Wellesley College
08/10/2015 A Thrilling, Challenging, Journey Of Growth! London School of Economics (LSE): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learnt a lot about my self and my ability to thrive in a new environment"

A student - Wellesley College
08/10/2015 A Thrilling, Challenging, Journey Of Growth! London School of Economics (LSE): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learnt how to thrive in an immensely rigorous environment away from my comfort zone."

Adjoa K - Wellesley College
08/10/2015 Great And Intensive Learning Experience Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP): Oxford - Multiple Universitites

"I gained a more in depth knowledge of my subject. It was worthwhile"

A student - Wellesley College
08/07/2015 Awesome! Loved It So Much! London School of Economics (LSE): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was a great breather away from the States and it generally gave me a newer and different perspective on academics and life. "

Kwabea A - Wellesley College
08/06/2015 Hard Work Creating Experiences And Self Discovered Confidence. University of Oxford: St Anne's College: Oxford - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained so much from this program, and most of that derived from the fact that the visiting students were very separated from the undergrads. I would usually describe myself as an ambivert with the heart of an extrovert, but the head of an introvert. It's very hard for me to be self-motivated to meet people and, initially when ..."

A student - Wellesley College
08/05/2015 An Excellent English Experience University of Oxford: St Anne's College: Oxford - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I grew up overseas, so moving there wasn't too difficult nor was assimilating. What I think was particularly valuable was reminding myself to pretend to be confident even when I'm not. I think that is a key in life in general. "

A student - Wellesley College
08/05/2015 Fre Eing University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I think at Wellesley I often get bogged down with stress and little homework assignments, but studying abroad I learned to use my time more efficiently since I wanted to spend less time studying and more time exploring. I also learned that I can learn the same amount and do just as well in school being a lot less stressed. "

A student - Wellesley College
08/04/2015 A Wonderful Study Abroad Experience University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learnt so much in the subject and experienced a very different academic system, which encouraged self exploration and provided feedback about your study in depth."

A student - Wellesley College