Wellesley College

May 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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05/18/2019 A Semester Full Of New Experiences And New Places With Many New Friends. CIEE: Madrid - Liberal Arts

"That I would prefer to live in Spain or somewhere in Europe, my family lives here now and I would rather be closer to them and I enjoy the culture more."

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05/16/2019 Well Run Program That Gives A Great Taste Of Danish Life DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"More confidence and independence, as well as flexibility when it comes to making plans or adjusting to changes."

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05/15/2019 A Rollercoaster Of Learning Experiences The University of Auckland: Auckland - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned that there is a lot more to see and learn about in this world. I took classes about subjects I knew nothing about and that I would not be able to at my home university. I got to experience what it was like to go to a much larger university and live in a city, which was always something I wanted to do. Although by the e..."

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05/15/2019 A Stunning Semester In A Beautiful City DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned a lot about the culture of Denmark, Scandinavia and Europe as a whole, and living in another country taught me a lot about what I like and what I would like to change in America. It was absolutely worthwhile and I would do it again in a heartbeat."

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05/15/2019 Pleasant Semester In Copenhagen DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Loved the friends that I made, living in a new city and getting to know the neighborhood, trying local foods, getting around on bikes and public transport, ability to travel"

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05/08/2019 Pre Med/Biochemistry Abroad At Jacobs University Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I had an absolutely incredible clinical experience. The biochemistry course taught by my home institution professor was incredible. Despite the minor issues (or administration's major issues), I had a fabulous semester. My semester was worthwhile. It confirmed my interest in medicine and put me on the path to medical school. "

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04/23/2019 Computer Science Major At Oxford Worcester College, Oxford University - Visiting Students Program

"I loved Oxford, the city and the school. It's an amazing and unique place and Worcester College is a great place to be a student. You will meet many interesting people, even if they are not British students, and you will have a lot of fun. They're a lot better at having a work-life balance at Oxford than they are at Wellesley an..."

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04/17/2019 A Good Time To Travel While Filling Premed Requirements Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to budget, how to travel and how to speak German, etc. It was worthwhile"

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04/16/2019 Happy To Be Back At Wellesley Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich(ETH): Zürich - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I have witnessed quite a bit of personal growth and find that I am thriving back at Wellesley due to my motivation to not relive last semester. I think the most important qualities that I cultivated were confidence during confrontation and self-advocacy. "

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04/16/2019 Great Location In London, Mediocre Academic Experience University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I really enjoyed my life abroad and felt that I gained a sense of independence. "

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04/15/2019 What A Time SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Cities in the 21st Century: People, Planning and Politics (Fall 2)

"I think I just got to apply everything I would normally learn in a class to real life structures and systems that I got to interact with while I was abroad "

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04/09/2019 Best Decision I Ever Made CIEE: Buenos Aires - Liberal Arts

"Dramatically improved my Spanish, totally immersed myself in Argentinian culture, handled a long and complicated professor strike with difficulty but gracefully."

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04/09/2019 Come For The Language, Realize No One Else Did, Stay For The Tapas CIEE: Barcelona - Liberal Arts

"I learned a lot about Spanish and Catalan culture, and about the political struggles of Catalonia. I was able to fully immerse myself in the student life of Barcelona. I gained valuable organization skills from living in an apartment with other students. Definitely worthwhile."

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04/04/2019 Amazing And Life Changing! University College Cork: Cork - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I found confidence in myself and a new level of joy in life. It was 100% worth it. "

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04/02/2019 It Was Ok CIEE: Iringa - Community Development, Language + Culture

"- gained skills to manage my own affairs"

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03/31/2019 Love London King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was an entirely different education system. While I did not like it as much, I'm very grateful to have tried UK uni and for the friends I made. It was a great opportunity for personal growth."

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03/31/2019 Loved Dublin, Hated Trinity Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"i liked the cultural integration"

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03/31/2019 Great Time! Yonsei University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned that I can survive anywhere! But I think that came from being abroad in general instead of specifically being at Yonsei. It's a basic exchange program but your experience depends on whether or not you're willing to explore."

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03/30/2019 Best Decision I Have Ever Made University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a lot of independence. I was mortified of the idea of traveling alone and now I am pro at it. I also gained really close friendships with people from all over the world. I had never left the country before, so it was just an incredible experience that gave me a serious case of wanderlust. "

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03/29/2019 Challenging But Worthwhile Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I gained a comfort with speaking in French throughout the day and cooked a lot more, which brought me a lot of joy. It was worthwhile"

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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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