Middlebury College

August 31, 2016

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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08/29/2016 Fun, Interesting But Not Academic St. Catherine's College, Oxford - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Gained some friendship, traveled in europe, explored Oxford Worthwhile in general, but not what I expected"

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08/23/2016 Excellent! AIVC Semester Exchange Program - Sterling College

"It was absolutely worthwhile, though not for everyone. Sterling College's experiential educational model provided an excellent complement to Middlebury theoretical and academic focus."

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08/14/2016 Fell In Love With The Himalayas SIT Study Abroad: Nepal - Development and Social Change

"I learned a lot about myself while abroad and it was definitely worthwhile"

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08/14/2016 A Semester Of Social Democracy And Travel DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Mostly, I learned an entirely different culture than the one I grew up in. I understood how people grow up with different values, and how these values permeate their life choices like jobs and families to their social and political views. I also was lucky to experience the joys of traveling across Europe, and seeing important hi..."

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08/12/2016 Loved London Hated King's College. Arcadia: London - King's College London

"I learned independence from traveling on my own. Studying abroad was definitely worthwhile."

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08/09/2016 Norway! USAC: Oslo, Norway - University of Oslo Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

"I learned how to deal with being uncomfortable. "

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08/09/2016 Great Way To See Copenhagen,But Little Cultural Integration DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned quite a bit of Danish and how comfortable I am living in a foreign country. "

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08/09/2016 Amazing Time At Lincoln College Lincoln College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I learned a new system. Had immense academic rigor. Made great friends. 100% worthwhile."

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08/08/2016 Lse – Big City Life At Your Own Pace London School of Economics (LSE): London - General Course, Year-Long Study Abroad Programme

"A full year abroad is a much better experience than a semester. You have the time to invest in relationships and make life long friends. I don't feel like a tourist in London now and definitely have plans to live here again sometime after graduation."

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08/04/2016 A Year In Oslo USAC: Oslo, Norway - University of Oslo Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

"I learned to be resilient, how to start with no friends in a completely new place and build a community for myself. Especially as a political science major, it was interesting to be abroad in the leadup to a presidential election and understand more about how America is viewed from the outside. "

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08/04/2016 Making Friends Around The World University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I saw and experienced so much of New Zealand and its culture, and I expect some of the things that I learned will stay with me for the rest of my life."

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08/03/2016 A Fantastic Semester Living In Copenhagen DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I became more independent; I was exposed to many more American perspectives beyond those at an elite liberal arts institution; I absorbed the societal values/perspectives of Danish culture."

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08/03/2016 St. Andrews Is A Gem! USAC: St. Andrews, Scotland - University of St. Andrews Undergraduate Courses

"Definitely worthwhile. Made wonderful friends. Challenging academics. Became more independent and improved my writing skills. "

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07/28/2016 Abroad In Prague UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

"A little Czech and a lot of fun"

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07/27/2016 An Easy Way To Experience A Foreign Land University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about self-reliance and cooking. You have to adhere to a budget and you have to cook for yourself and likely others. The hikes and trips with limited phone reception was a ton of fun and you had to think on your feet a lot of the time. "

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07/27/2016 Best Experience Of My Life! UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)


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07/24/2016 Adventures In Kiwi Country University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"yes worthwhile, i learned to focus less on school and enjoy the experience from a social standpoint"

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07/22/2016 Cape Town Is The Best City In The World CIEE: Cape Town - Arts and Sciences

"So much... I learned so much about South Africa, Africa, racism, Apartheid, the world, myself, surfing and rock climbing, living on my own. Amazingly worthwhile. Arguably my best semester."

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07/18/2016 A Great Semester UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

"I learned a lot both in and outside of the classroom. Being in a foreign country where I didn't know the language taught me a lot about being independent."

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07/18/2016 I Learned A Lot And Made Lots Of Unforgettable Memories And Great Friends Middlebury - Dartmouth Engineering Dual Degree: Domestic Exchange in New Hampshire

"I learned a great deal about computer engineering, electronics, and entrepreneurship. Of course it was worthwhile"

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07/15/2016 Poa Kichizi Kama Ndizi SIT Study Abroad: Tanzania - Wildlife Conservation and Political Ecology

"It was worthwhile. I learned to be very independent, I learned Kiswahili, I grew very close to my friends on the program, I made many friends and I plan to go back after I graduate. "

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07/12/2016 It Was Overall An Amazing Experience. DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I became a lot more independent and was able to learn how to travel alone in a city and adapt to a new culture. "

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07/08/2016 Fantastic Lincoln College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"Definitely worthwhile. I think the best parts of the year were travel abroad and the friends I made. "

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07/07/2016 Incredible UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

"friendships and memories that will last a lifetime "

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07/07/2016 Pheniomenal Experience UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

"Gained a sense of perspective on life in the U.S., confidence traveling internationally, and great friends. "

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