Middlebury College

November 30, 2015

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, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Russia, Spain, Uruguay, and the United Kingdom.

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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11/30/2015 Imperfect, Yet Beautiful And Exhilarating Duke University: Istanbul – Duke in Istanbul

"To elaborate on the question of whether or not I would choose the same program, I am very torn between whether or not I would choose to do the Duke program again or to direct enroll. I think there are a lot of benefits to direct enrolling, but I wanted the coddling of the Duke program. They do so much for you, and I knew so litt..."

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11/02/2015 15 Stroop Middlebury - Dartmouth Engineering Dual Degree: Domestic Exchange in New Hampshire

"I took engineering courses and gained valuable engineering skill. However, I didn't enjoy some of the broader courses as much as specific courses that were closer to what I study in my major."

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10/30/2015 A Great Experiance! DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia: Copenhagen - Various Programs

"yes, met a lot of new people and was able to travel a lot"

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10/28/2015 An Argentine Roller Coaster Focused On Public Health And Cultural Exchange. SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Public Health in Urban Environments

"It it difficult for me to summarize what I learned. At a most basic level I gained an understanding of another countries public health systems and improved my Spanish. On a deeper level I learned a lot about my own values and the type of person I want to be and the role I want to take on in the health field during my career."

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10/25/2015 Challenging But I Learned A Lot About Myself And Independence. University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned so much about myself, and got an amazing chance to see New Zealand. I also learned to appreciate the people I have at home. I learned to patient and that things take time."

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10/12/2015 The Basics Of Engineering Exchange: Hanover - Dartmouth College

"I learned an enormous amount about the basics of engineering and how to be an engineer, and how to work effectively in a group. The topics/concepts we covered will be helpful back in the realm of physics, and then again in the 5th year. It was absolutely worthwhile."

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09/29/2015 A Fun Time The University of Auckland: Auckland - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I got the chance to travel and see a really cool part of the world."

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09/28/2015 My Time In The Emerald Isle Arcadia: Limerick - University of Limerick

"I think that primarily I learned how to adapt, as there were many situations that arose that were unfamiliar or out of my comfort zone to me, and it was necessary to be flexible and adaptable in order to deal with these situations."

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09/23/2015 Incredible Experience Full Of Community And Love! SEA Semester: Programs at Sea - Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures & Ecosystems

"The only reason why I wouldn't do it again is because I get seasick. I learned how to sail, take initiative, and live on my own. Very worthwhile, though it made it really difficult to come back to Middlebury."

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09/22/2015 I'm Glad I Did It But What A Mess. SIT Study Abroad: Ghana - Social Transformation and Cultural Expression

"Being abroad is extraordinary and challenging. Being in Ghana was amazing. But we had so many problems with our program: corruption, absent academic director, extreme discomfort in homestays, racism, insensitive dialgoue about sexual assault, an extremely poorly designed academic program. However, it was so wonderful to go live ..."

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09/21/2015 Irrational, Creative, Productive. SIT Study Abroad: Mongolia - Geopolitics & the Environment

"I learned how to take responsibility for every aspect of my social and intellectual life, and ask for help when necessary. It was worthwhile."

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09/16/2015 Great City, Unorganized University University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Bigger universities care more about post-graduates and research"

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09/11/2015 Everything I Needed And More! Bowdoin College: - Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education Program / ISLE

"I really enjoyed being in Sri Lanka and being surrounded by loving, warm-hearted, and positive individuals. I learned a great deal from my courses and had the chance to witness what I was learning outside of them. It was definitely a very worthwhile experience!"

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09/10/2015 Great Experiencing Of Living In A Global, Vibrant City London School of Economics (LSE): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Independence of living in a global city and the opportunities to grow up academically and personally"

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09/09/2015 Tough All Around, But Worth It University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was definitely worthwhile. I didn't realize going in how helpful it would have been to be a part of a study abroad program, rather than directly enrolling. I sometimes felt lost, as UCL is so big, and London is so big. It would have been great to have a program to direct us in that first week or two, to help get my bearings. ..."

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09/09/2015 In Which She Learned How To Do A British Accent Queen Mary University of London / QMUL: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I was able to take classes abroad that I wouldn't have been able to at Middlebury. I also met a handful of people who I would never have met if it hadn't been for my time abroad, and I became much closer friends with another Middlebury student who was studying at the same university as I was. I would say just those friendships a..."

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09/03/2015 Best Year Of My Life Wayne State University: Junior Year in Munich

"My language skills and understanding of German culture improved dramatically, I gained extremely valuable research experience related to my major (Neuroscience) and I developed a number of extremely meaningful friendships."

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09/02/2015 It Was Phenomenal University of Oxford: Lincoln College - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"adapting to different culture, definitely worthy"

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08/31/2015 The Complete Opposite Of Middlebury! University of Nottingham: Nottingham - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about myself as a person and as a student but I do believe that I didn't take much away academically. This makes me nervous for my senior year at Middlebury as the academic environment is much more demanding and rigorous. "

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08/31/2015 London Is Worth It! Queen Mary University of London / QMUL: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I definitely became more independent. "

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08/27/2015 I Loved Ecuador! SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Comparative Ecology & Conservation

"It was absolutely worthwhile! I learned so much about Ecuador, and gained a lot of confidence in myself from living abroad."

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08/26/2015 Hell Of A Drive University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Social skills, sense of what actually matters in my life"

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08/24/2015 Tropical Goodness Organization for Tropical Studies (Duke University): San Jose - Tropical Biology on a Changing Planet

"Learned lots about the culture and research methods. Worthwhile indeed"

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08/03/2015 A Comprehensive Danish Experience DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia: Copenhagen - Various Programs

"My experience was definitely worthwhile, I was able to learn about and immerse myself in Danish culture while exposing myself to various other European sights and cultures."

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