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August 16, 2018

University Information

Each year more than 50% of the junior class at Middlebury studies abroad in more than 40 countries at more than 90 different programs and universities.

Mission Statement:

International Programs supports Middlebury’s mission to cultivate the intellectual, creative, physical, ethical, and social qualities essential for leadership in a rapidly changing global community. A student’s study abroad experience should be an integral and coherent part of his or her academic program at Middlebury, enhancing the on-campus curriculum and supporting a liberal arts education. To achieve these ends, Middlebury students study abroad on academically substantive programs that foster cultural and linguistic integration.

Middlebury Schools Abroad:

Middlebury has Schools Abroad at more than 40 universities in Argentina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay.

Externally-Sponsored (Non-Middlebury) Programs:

Each year a significant number of Middlebury students study abroad on externally-sponsored programs (programs other than Middlebury Schools Abroad) in countries such as Australia, Botswana, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Ghana, Greece, Ireland, Kenya, Madagascar, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and more!

Important Dates and Deadlines

Middlebury Students Study Abroad Deadline: FEBRUARY 1 (to study abroad the following fall, spring, or academic year)

Visit http://www.middlebury.edu/international/sa for more information.

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08/16/2018 It Is What You Make Of It CIEE: Prague - Central European Studies

"Independence, a sense of self, a home base to travel all over Central Europe, tons of lifelong friends... I really could go on."

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08/15/2018 Rain, Bread And Backpacker's Paradise Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Valdivia

"The most important thing I gained from my time in Chile was the ability to communicate comfortably in Spanish. While there is an opportunity cost to staying a full year abroad, in the end it was during the second semester when I solidified my closest friendships and came to feel truly integrated in the university community. "

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08/14/2018 Reasonably Challenging And Incredibly Broadening Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman

"Arabic skills and learning from people with different lifestyles and values; worthwhile "

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08/14/2018 I Didn't Expect To Fall In Love With Stockholm As A Place As Much As I Did DIS Stockholm Semester

"My host mom will be a lifelong friend. I learned about myself and another culture. Definitely worthwhile!"

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08/13/2018 Good Times In The Gong IFSA: Wollongong - University of Wollongong

"Really improved my creative writing skills and made lifelong friends, Australia will always have a piece of my heart."

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08/11/2018 Great. I Wish It Was Longer. University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned about a new culture and a lot of history"

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08/11/2018 Great IFSA: Sydney - University of New South Wales

"Extremely worthwhile"

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08/09/2018 Fun Discomfort Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Madrid

"Loved abroad. The program was fine, but Madrdid made it special."

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08/09/2018 A Great Icelandic Experience If You Make It That Way! SIT Study Abroad: Iceland and Greenland - Climate Change and the Arctic

"Yes. I loved the opportunity to live independently and with a homestay in the small Icelandic fishing town of Isafjordur. It was wonderful immersing oneself in a local, tightly-knit community and learning a bit about Icelandic culture through experience. It is amazing to be able to live in Iceland and say you're not just a touri..."

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08/09/2018 La Blanche! Université Catholique de l’Afrique Centrale / UCAC: Yaoundé - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about my identity as Black American. "

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08/08/2018 Excellent For Travel And Exploration, Not Great For Language Learning College Year in Athens: Athens - CYA

"I gained and learned a lot. It was definitely worthwhile; it's always worth it to put yourself in a new perspective and try to understand more of the world from a different view than you are used to. And of course, just going to new places you learn so much about the world around you."

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08/08/2018 Middlebury In Mainz Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Mainz

"My German language and writing skills vastly improved and I learned much about German culture firsthand. It was indubitably worthwhile. "

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08/07/2018 Finding A Second Home Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Hangzhou

"I gained confidence and comfort in speaking the language, made new friends, reached a deeper understanding of chinese culture, and became more confident in myself as an individual in a global world"

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08/07/2018 Incredible Study Abroad Programs in Spain

"My experience was incredibly worthwhile. I gained cultural knowledge, strengthened my Spanish skills, and made friends with locals."

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08/05/2018 Prague Was Fun. UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

"I learned about Central European culture as well as the affect that the Soviet Union had on Eastern and Central Europe. "

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08/03/2018 Sweden: Progressive And Expensive DIS Stockholm Semester

"the language, being more independent"

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08/03/2018 Sea An Unforgettably Awesome Experience, With Unbelievably Difficult Peers SEA Semester: Programs at Sea - Marine Biodiversity & Conservation

"I learned a lot about how to deal with challenging people. While it was difficult, I think I'm a more tolerant and understanding person because of it. Yes, it was worthwhile. "

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08/02/2018 This Was One Of Those Not So Great Study Abroad Experiences. Middlebury School in Chile

"I learned a lot about Chilean marine and terrestrial life through my marine biology courses and internship, and of course learned a new dialect of Spanish. However I would not say my semester was particularly worthwhile. "

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08/02/2018 Decide How Much You'd Like To Explore In An Incredible Country University of Canterbury: Christchurch - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"- gained experience navigating an unfamiliar (smaller) city, organizing my own travel plans in a foreign country (transportation, accommodation, food, activities), learned what to do when plans don't work out - extremely worthwhile experience, exciting to leave the U.S. and see the opposite side of the world"

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08/01/2018 Incredible Immersion Experience In Viña Del Mar, Chile Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Valparaiso

"My time abroad was incredibly worthwhile. I gained and learned so much from my experience in Chile, I could probably talk about it for hours. A few key points are: First of all I gained a large network of "family" and friends that I know I'll keep in contact with. I was able to improve my Spanish greatly, at the end of my last..."

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08/01/2018 A Great Experience Getting To Know Both Spain And Myself. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Cordoba, Spain

"I both improved my Spanish a lot and getting away from college in the US for a semester really gave me time to get to know myself."

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07/31/2018 Studying Abroad In Hangzhou Was Bitter Sweet. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Hangzhou

"I've learned to adapt and interact with the locals culture on top of improving my Chinese. Yes it was worthwhile. "

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07/31/2018 Cool Yonsei University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worth living in another culture"

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07/30/2018 Gaining Independence And Achieving Fluency Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris

"Above anything else, I gained an understanding of another culture, and the ways in which it, as a European culture, is similar to and different from the American culture in which I grew up. Studying abroad was absolutely a worthwhile experience."

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