Wellesley College

March 19, 2019

University Information

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 academic year (fall and/or spring) must declare a major and submit a Proposal to Study Away by December 1 each year. Please refer to the Office of International Study website (www.wellesley.edu/OIS/) for details.

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03/01/2019 Living, Loving, London University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I became more independent and learned to trust myself when traveling. "

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02/26/2019 Challenging But Totally Worth It Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Rabat, Morocco

"Arabic arabic arabic Taking care of myself Going out of my comfort zone (traveling outside Rabat)"

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02/26/2019 Fine University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about myself in terms of my own mental health and interests. I'd say it was worthwhile because I was able to travel a lot, and because I loved Edinburgh. The program was just fine, but the city is amazing and I feel lucky to have been able to live there. "

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02/26/2019 An Alternate Reality College Experience University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"As cliche as it sounds, I think I learned the most about other cultures through mere exposure effect. I tried my hardest to visit as many places as possible, and I loved learning about the culture and history of each place. I also took classes that weren't offered at my home university, so it was really cool to learn about topic..."

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02/26/2019 London Is The Best City University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I got to experience education in another country which is so different from the United States "

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02/25/2019 Copenhagen: The Best Place To Be Young! DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learnt to live alone in a completely foreign country. I made amazing friends"

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02/24/2019 Great Food, Cool Internship, A Few Good Friends CET Beijing: Internship

"I improved my Chinese, had a great internship experience, and made a few good connections"

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02/21/2019 Won’t Go Back Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Amsterdam - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I was glad to see Europe, didn’t like Amsterdam"

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02/20/2019 Happy Students & Learning Independence Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

"I learned how to be more independent and make experiences happen for myself. "

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02/14/2019 It Really Pushed Me Out Of My Comfort Zone And Forced Me To Take Risks PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"It was definitely worthwhile. I gained a lot of new language skills, became more independent, and learned how to do things such as plan international trips, which aren't things I would have gotten otherwise."

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02/10/2019 Incredible Institute For Anyone Interested In International Affairs, Broadly. Geneva Graduate Institute - Undergraduate Semester Programme

" Learned a lot about all of the international institutions in Geneva, incredible exposure to the professionals in the fields as well as how excellent the academics were."

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02/09/2019 The Trip Of A Lifetime! IES Abroad Galápagos Islands January Term - Marine Ecosystems

"This program taught me so much about myself, my place in the world, and the importance of preserving our environment. I also learned that cultures around the world are more similar and interconnected than we typically think them to be and that plantains are an incredibly versatile food!"

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02/09/2019 I Am So Happy This Program Exists For Premed/Biochem Students! Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It helped put things into perspective for me and gave me total independence in a way I've never had before. It helped me a lot with my own identity, especially since I am of German heritage. I am much more confident with traveling and planning things out, and I learned a lot about how countries outside of the US operate. I also ..."

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02/09/2019 (Delightful) Chaos And Poetry With A Breathtaking View Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Valparaiso

"In addition to the obvious improvement in language skills, taking classes at the local university gave me the opportunity to meet many wonderful, creative people who encouraged and inspired me. "

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02/06/2019 Excellent Dual Degree Program Geneva Graduate Institute and Wellesley College - BA/MA Program

"Being exposed to graduate school classes and atmosphere was really insightful for my final semester at college. "

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02/06/2019 Best Global Experience I've Ever Had SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Rethinking Food Security: People, Agriculture, and Politics

"I learned more than I ever could about the places and systems I was moving through culturally, economically, politically, socially than I ever could have in a class room. We engaged daily with individuals and communities from across the food system."

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02/06/2019 400,000 Mies And Even More Memories SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Climate Change: The Politics of Food, Water and Energy

"I learned how to make do with what I have, how to travel respectfully, and how to live with the same group for 4 months straight."

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02/02/2019 Studying/Living In Chile For A Semester Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Valparaiso

"My Spanish improved so much. It was very challenging to be away from my friends and to be enrolled in a university system that functioned differently than what I was used to, but it forced me to take what I got and run with it. "

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02/02/2019 Around The World In 3 Months SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Cities in the 21st Century: People, Planning and Politics (Fall 2)

"It was worthwhile and I don't regret it, I just wish I was aware of the time commitment my program was going to be. "

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02/02/2019 Amsterdam For A Semester CIEE: Amsterdam - Social Sciences

"A new understanding of independence."

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01/29/2019 The Best 3.5 Months Of My Life, And I Highly Recommend This Program! The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica - Sustainable Development Studies

"I gained a new way to look at things by being surrounded by people coming from different universities and countries, and I also gained skills I'll take to the field one day. This experience was extremely worthwhile. "

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01/29/2019 Pretty Good! Worcester College, Oxford University - Visiting Students Program

"Difference between British and American culture"

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01/28/2019 Paris Is What You Make It American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to be more independent, how to savor the present moment, and to embrace the culture you're surrounded by."

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