Wellesley College

May 28, 2016

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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05/27/2016 Challenging, But Also Eye Opening And Thought Provoking St Anne's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"From my experience abroad, I gained a new/broader perspective on linguistics. I learned how to read with a critical eye. I also learned a lot about myself - what I like and what I don't like. My experience here has also influenced my consideration of my future career, so yes, I would say that it was worthwhile."

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05/27/2016 An Action Packed, Intense, And Liberating Adventure Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP): Oxford - Study Abroad at Oxford University

"In terms of study skills, I learned to independently manage my time. I learned how to tackle long reading lists which often involved texts that were quite dense. I learned to write essays in a short space of time. "

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05/26/2016 Not All Who (R)Wander Are Lost SIT Study Abroad: Rwanda - Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

"Rwanda taught me to reconsider what is possible in terms of the human capacity for forgiveness. It was so inspiring to live among genocide survivors and perpetrators and see how they have been able to rebuild a cohesive society. That being said, I also was able to experience so many new things and grow in ways I didn't know I wo..."

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05/26/2016 Middlebury In Chile Is Amazing Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Concepcion

"Going abroad was definitely worthwhile! My Spanish speaking and writing skills have immensely and the whole experience helped me become more independent because even though the Middlebury staff are always there to help, I still ended up figuring out most things on my own. "

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05/25/2016 A More Confident And Independent You Advanced Studies England: Bath - ASE Study Centre

"I learned how to not be afraid to try something new which allowed me to be more daring in my life at home and at school. "

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05/24/2016 Great Location, Great City Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Traveling and living on my own were really educational experiences. Even though I didn't enjoy TCD as much, Dublin made it worthwhile."

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05/24/2016 Best Year Of My Life Mansfield College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"The Oxford tutorial system really trained me to write articulately and concisely; this is a life skill I will carry with me for the rest of life, and for that I am infinitely grateful."

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05/24/2016 A Great Experience University College Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was very worthwhile! I learned how to truly live on my own unsupported!"

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05/24/2016 A Beautiful, Life Changing Semester In London! University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My experience in London made me realize how much I love urban environments and being surrounded by so much excitement. I also greatly valued the opportunity to travel during my time abroad."

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05/24/2016 Loved Ireland, Tcd Left A Lot To Be Desired. Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I enjoyed Ireland and the other countries I traveled to. "

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05/23/2016 Best Place In The World For Pastries, Paintings And Picnics! CUPA: Paris - Study Abroad in Paris

"It was a huge exercise in tolerance and flexibility and learning to sit back and learn instead of pushing the kind of lifestyle I was used to."

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05/23/2016 Learning How To Live By Myself In An Amazing City Like London SOAS, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about how to live by myself, and I learned a lot about how to maneuver around a big, diverse, beautiful city like London. It was most definitely worthwhile. "

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05/23/2016 Perfect PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"Yes it was worthwhile. I learned patience. "

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05/23/2016 An Aix Cellent Semester Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"This experience was incredibly worthwhile. It helped me think more deeply about France and French culture, and how I fit into it as an American of Asian descent. I met some wonderful people: French, American, Polish, Guinean... the list goes on! I have made lifelong friends and gained a deeper understanding of and interest in th..."

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05/22/2016 Unforgettable And Mentally Draining Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I learned that I'm pretty adaptable to whatever circumstances I'm in, but that I'm not invincible and am prone to depression. I'm not sure if it was worthwhile yet. "

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05/22/2016 Challenging Program St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I gained a lot of useful skills that will be useful when I return to Wellesley."

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05/22/2016 Become And Live Like A Cordobes PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"I gained new perspectives and the best part was living with a host family. In this way, I was able to fully immerse myself in my life in Spain. "

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05/22/2016 Beautiful Country, Great People, Love Morocco! SIT Study Abroad: Morocco - Multiculturalism and Human Rights

"I learned a lot about myself and my limits through pushing myself constantly out of my comfort zone. "

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05/22/2016 Parisian Life Was Great American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I got to meet a lot of new people from a ton of new places that I'll never forget and I got to travel a lot"

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05/22/2016 A Fairytale In Which Social Life Is Commensurate To Academic Rigor Worcester College, Oxford University - Visiting Students Program

"I learned a lot about work life balance and investing time into building relationships with others. I also had to adapt to a very independent style of learning because of the tutorial system at Oxford."

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05/22/2016 Eye Opening! Columbia University, GSAPP: Traveling - The Shape of Two Cities: New York/Paris

"Experiencing big cities is essential for learning about architecture and urban planning. I wanted to see what it was like outside my liberal arts school bubble, and the experience was eye-opening! NY/P gave me more of a direction in my final year at Wellesley. "

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05/21/2016 A Year At Tcd Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"While my experience was not very academically challenging, I developed agency and independence over the course of my year abroad. Trinity housed me in an on-campus apartment with six Irish students, who helped me to integrate into the campus social life. By the end of the year, I felt not only more comfortable with my peers than..."

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05/20/2016 Fulbright Hays Group Project Abroad Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad (GPA): Advanced Chinese Language Immersion

"I learned to keep an open mind, especially when another culture is vastly different from my own. It was a worthwhile experience that made me appreciate all that I had."

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05/20/2016 Not Bad For My First Time Across The Atlantic PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"I definitely improved my Spanish skills and learned how to be more independent. It was a difficult process, but I am glad I did it."

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05/20/2016 Liberation From The Bubble Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I learned so much about myself. I met some incredible people. I still cannot put into words how dramatically my perspective has transformed and how much I feel I have grown - personally, academically, professionally. While it was undeniably exhausting at times, I am endlessly grateful to have had the opportunity to live and stud..."

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