Wellesley College

July 2, 2020

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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06/23/2020 An Incredible Experience At St Peter's St Peter's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I learned how to consume and synthesize large amounts of literature along with drafting up essays very quickly. The experience also taught me how to interact in a very international student body, with many students at different ages and on very different academic tracks and experiences than my own. It also taught me how to be an..."

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06/09/2020 Finding Challenge And Comfort At A New Pace Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman

"I found that this program improved my communication skills in any language. Additionally, after this experience I am more independant and comfortable living in new situations than I was before I left. Due to the influence of my experience in strengthening these skills and clarifying my values I would consider my time abroad wort..."

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06/08/2020 Challenging In The Best Way University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I grew a lot as a student by exploring different academic disciplines, learned about different public transit systems, and gained multiple friendships. "

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06/04/2020 Overall, Good Experience University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned more about culture in the UK and Europe, and also made connections with people from different countries worldwide."

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05/29/2020 It Was Fun But Not Life Changing CIEE: Barcelona - Economics and Culture

"I made many friends and was able to see Europe, which I had never really done before. However, I feel like I would have benefitted more academically if I had stayed in the States."

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05/27/2020 Great Opportunity To Travel American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"This was a great opportunity to experience Paris and travel. The classes are not as vigorous as Wellesley, but the professors are nice and courses are interesting. The best thing about AUP is the location. It is located in the 7th arrondissement, and the apartments are not too far. I was also able to travel a lot and experienced..."

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05/22/2020 A Semester That Sticks University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"An understanding of how students are thinking outside of my own institution, outside of the U.S. Invaluable friendships that continue to be the source of so much happiness and support even from afar. "

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05/22/2020 Great Except For The Lack Of Help I Received When I Suffered Medically CIEE: Madrid - Liberal Arts

"Learned to live independently, cook, manage work with household chores, live with people I wasn’t comfortable with "

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05/22/2020 Study Abroad In Paris! American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worthwhile. I was able to relax and not take any science courses (I am a science major) while I was abroad so that was very rejuvenating and a great change in pace. "

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05/22/2020 Study Chinese All Day Everyday, In And Out Of The Classroom CET Harbin

"I learned a lot of Chinese, but also a lot about the culture and people. I learned a lot about Harbin and it’s history. It was definitely worthwhile, though fairly rigorous academically. "

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05/19/2020 The Most Amazing, Life Changing Experience! King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"This was absolutely worthwhile. I learned about how much I'd grown since coming to college. I was able to be more independent and live in a city I'd always wanted to live in. I made lifelong friends, became closer to family living in the area, and got to solidify what I want to do in the future."

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05/11/2020 Love Worcester, My Favorite Year Of College In An Extraordinary Place Worcester College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I was challenged in the tutorial system and grew academically while also getting to experience everything that makes Oxford such a special place. "

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05/07/2020 Great Time! University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I loved being centrally located in London. The city itself is just so amazing with so many things to do and see! I had so much fun exploring the city around me. I had a great time at UCL. I liked my coursework in EU Politics and IPE, which I didn't have back at my home institution. "

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05/07/2020 Fantastic Time, But Not For Academics Per Se University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I loved London and UCL, but not nessecarily for the academics. I had some world class professors, second-to-none, but going from Wellesley (small school, nice profs who care, etc.) to a large public university with your entire grade based off of one paper, was challenging. Being in London was great - I explored so much, took bud..."

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04/28/2020 Absolutely Amazing, Want To Go Back As Soon As I Can CIEE: Barcelona - Advanced Liberal Arts

"I learned so much not only about myself but also about Barcelona: the culture, the politics, the city, everything was absolutely incredible. I was constantly going out and doing things, meeting new people and trying new things. T"

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03/25/2020 An Incredible Few Months Immersed In French Life And Culture Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I definitely think that my experience abroad was worthwhile. I believe that I gained a lot of independence and a greater understanding of myself. The thing that I am the most proud of is how much my language skills improved over my months abroad. "

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03/25/2020 A Reflective Experience API (Academic Programs International): Havana - Universidad de la Habana

"Definitely worthwhile. I learned to be grateful for what I have in the US because so many people have so much less"

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03/25/2020 Experience Of A Lifetime Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I learned to step outside my comfort zone. It was scary stepping into classrooms with hundreds of French students and not knowing anyone, but I made friends. It was definitely worthwhile "

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03/25/2020 Personal Growth London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"A grew a lot personally. It was a host of new experiences "

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03/20/2020 Growing In Prague CET Prague

"I learned for to budget and live by myself. I learned how to be with myself. I learned how to pace myself with life and for the first time since I started college I really felt like I was enjoying my youth. I also, and most importantly, gained a new perspective as an American. As the daughter of first gens I never really identif..."

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03/20/2020 A Wonderful Experience Learning About Many Other Cultures Berklee College of Music: Valencia - Study Abroad in Spain

"I learned a lot about other communities and cultures and got to absorb much beauty. "

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03/20/2020 London Is Amazing! King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to be independent. I learned how to be on my own. Sometimes being alone without my friends from Wellesley made me sad, but all in all, it was very worthwhile, and I would do it again in a heartbeat. "

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03/19/2020 Great Opportunity! But A Little Disappointing Geneva Graduate Institute and Wellesley College - BA/MA Program

"I met so many wonderful people and I got to learn so much about the profession I want to join"

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03/19/2020 Interesting And Engaging Courses, Good Social Experience King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I was able to take a course that wasn't available at my home university. I also was able to make many new friends through participating in my host university's rock climbing club."

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