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November 29, 2022

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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10/30/2022 Dis Is A Really Fun And Enjoyable Program DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I gained new skills like game development and watercolors, but I also learned new values, such as intentional kindness and intentionally making time to relax and be with friends. "

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10/13/2022 London Is The Best Place In The World For Western Theatre Sarah Lawrence College: London - London Theatre Program

"Yes, it was very worthwhile. I gained an appreciation for Shakespeare, Caryl Churchill, and Congreve. I'm a much better actor for it! Also masterclasses and Q&As with famous actors were amazing"

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09/16/2022 A Necessary Rollercoaster Of Emotions Filled With Ups And Downs! Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP): Oxford - Study Abroad at Oxford University

"Definitely. I lived on my own, in a different country from my family, and had to figure things out. I was able to understand who I was better by being placed in an unfamiliar environment. "

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09/06/2022 Spring In Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Amsterdam - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to bike! And now have a lifelong skill. I've started biking since coming back to America and love having it as a hobby/activity that I can do. Also, I learned how to be more independent, especially cooking for myself and planning trips. Overall, it was extremely worthwhile! "

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09/05/2022 Once In A Lifetime Experience DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"My semester abroad made me a more confident person. I gained enormous confidence in my abilities to fend for myself in a foreign country, make new friends and have fun while doing so"

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09/04/2022 Fun In Dublin! Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I became more confident in myself, which to me made the experience very worthwhile."

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08/30/2022 Bologna: A City For Students Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"It was worthwhile because I got to meet many people, develop my language skills and enjoy a different culture"

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08/27/2022 An Eye Opening Experience. University of Oxford - Visiting Students

"Not only did I learn under a different teaching style, I also got to experience cultures different by interacting with locals. Travelling around Europe was also extremely convenient, and traveling became part of the highlights of my abroad experience as well."

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08/26/2022 The Iconic English Academic Immersive Experience. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

"Absolutely worthwhile. I learned a lot about British literature and new writing techniques. "

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08/25/2022 A Look Back On A Wonderful Year Abroad University of Oxford - Visiting Students

"Yes! Academically I grew so much by being able to focus on my subject and participate in the tutorials. I improved as a writer and learned to produce a lot more work each week. Socially I made a lot of local friends and immersed myself in the culture. I learned a lot about Britain and its history, especially through the traditio..."

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08/25/2022 The Winter That Felt Like Summer University of Oxford - Visiting Students

"- I took 300-level courses in economics, and learned about many aspects of economic issues - I improved my skills in making friends and connecting to others - I learned that I wanted to pursue an advanced degree after college"

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08/22/2022 An Experience Like No Other Seoul National University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned so much about Korean culture, and I learned how to budget, live, and explore alone. It was amazing living in Seoul, and I would definitely recommend anyone to go. "

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08/21/2022 Save Your Money!! Run And Do Not Do This Program! CET Brazil

"Language acquisition and Brazilian historical knowledge. This program was not worthwhile and if I could do it over again, I would stay on campus. Please note that I have studied abroad internationally before as well as lived abroad in southern Africa for 2 years; my negative experience with this program was not due to difficulty..."

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08/20/2022 Joined The University Gymnastics Team And Met Some Amazing Local Students. IFSA: Edinburgh - University of Edinburgh

"The university and city of Edinburgh has a good mix of local and international students so you meet all sorts of people. I loved the culture and picked up gymnastics where I made friends with some great people."

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08/19/2022 Finding Home While Abroad University of Bristol: Bristol - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I honestly feel like I found my home in Bristol and hope to move back sometime in the future. I learned a lot about myself, other people, and how to travel. I matured. It was 100% worthwhile. "

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08/12/2022 A Great Personalized Academic Experience! St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"It was definitely worthwhile! Doing the reading list made me improve individual learning skills and learned to pull challenging arguments together. Thoroughly analyzing these arguments helped me to better shape my own judgements when discussing these ideas with my tutor."

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08/08/2022 Once In A Lifetime Opportunity University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned to work with even more international students, as well as how to learn from a different educational system."

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08/07/2022 Dis Copenhagen Supportive Program, Beautiful City DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"My semester at DIS helped me to understand my academic interests in a different socio-cultural context, develop connections with students from a range of collegiate experiences, and gain independence to explore the city on my own terms. It was such a wonderful and growing experience!"

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08/06/2022 A College Experience I Envisioned! St Anne's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"Yes, the experience was surely worthwhile. Since the system allows for a lot of self scheduled time, I was able to master time management, hone my research and essay skills, while also leaving room for learning beyond the scope of my major. "

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08/05/2022 The Oxford Experiment Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"Knowledge, perspective, a greater respect for academic rigor and a better ability to communicate my position on academic and social topics. It was worthwhile to learn and write in a different style. "

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07/26/2022 Grateful For My Island Time IES Abroad: Galápagos Islands Direct Enrollment - GAIAS

"I learned about politics of conservation and human/wildlife conflict. Some classes were boring, and there were times when I felt like I wasn't learning anything, but I've definitely taken lessons with me. "

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07/21/2022 Rigorous Arabic Program In An Exciting City Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman

"- drastically improved my Arabic - gained new perspective - learned about a new culture - was the most worthwhile part of my undergraduate "

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07/21/2022 I Fell In Love With Copenhagen DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned how to be an independent traveler and how to handle myself in a completely foreign situation. I feel like I know Copenhagen incredibly well after my experience, and I have fallen in love with the city and Danish culture. This was a life-changing experience, and I am so grateful for all of the resources and exploration ..."

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