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Wellesley College

April 14, 2024

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.

Please note that some programs listed below are pre-approved by Wellesley. If you select one of these programs, you may need to petition the International Study Committee. For more information, please contact OIS.

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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03/31/2024 England Experience Lancaster University: Lancaster - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned more about other cultures and saw many sights "

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03/27/2024 Admitting Independence And Loving It: My Time In Vienna Trinity in Vienna: Study Abroad in Austria

"It was incredibly worthwhile and I miss it every single day. Being able to adapt to a different culture with a different language in an unknown place AND with new people. This experience gave me so much confidence in myself and adjustment capabilities that I would never have known about had I not had this experience. It was an i..."

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03/26/2024 Memorable And Touching The Caribbean Student Support Network: Contemporary Caribbean Studies

"I met so many new people, tried doubles (!), immersed myself in a new culture, pushed myself out of my comfort zone, and experienced the beauty of Trinidad, Tobago, and Costa Rica."

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03/26/2024 Ciee Kyoto [Open Blocks] Overall, Cool! CIEE - Multi-city Open Campus Option

"I gained a lot of independence and was able to explore my career options in Japan, due to the location and the support of the staff [I was a senior, and had an internship through the program]"

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03/05/2024 The Perfect Semester Designed By An Expert Administrator Trinity in Vienna: Study Abroad in Austria

"It was just a lot of fun and rewarding. I learned all the things people generally learn when they experience new things. I feel that I had a better social life than most people who go abroad in small, non-traditional programs (i.e. it seems like most people who had similarly positive social lives abroad more often went to big pr..."

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02/26/2024 Making New Friends And Learning Together Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"It was a major challenge for me, it was the longest I had ever spent truly away from home and my family, and I had never really been independent like that, so I learned a lot about myself and got to really build my belief in my abilities, and my language skills improved exponentially which was so rewarding to see all my hard wor..."

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02/26/2024 A Beautiful Escape To A Small Town In Spain PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"It was worthwhile! I improved my Spanish and confidence in the language. "

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02/16/2024 Study Abroad Experience At Ucl University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I got the opportunity to meet a lot of people from across the globe which I really appreciate. I was also able to visit places I hadn't previously explored. London is also very well connected to other places in the UK and Europe which makes it easy to travel. "

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02/14/2024 A Venture North DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Yes! I explored so many cities independently as well as grocery shopped and cooked for myself. It was a very formative experience for my personal growth."

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02/13/2024 I Would Live There Forever If I Could! DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned that I'm a lot more independent than I thought and became more confident in my ability to start a new life anywhere. It sounded so crazy to move abroad without knowing anyone at all and I was almost dreading it before leaving the US but after having done the experience it feels like less of a big deal and I could see m..."

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02/13/2024 Fun Spanish Immersive Experience PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"I improved my Spanish writing and my comfort in speaking Spanish with others outside my family. I appreciate the program's opportunities to travel and grow my Spanish proficiency. "

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02/13/2024 Amazing Experience Especially For Art Students DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned not only how to live on my own, but how to integrate into a new culture and immerse myself in trying new things. I also gained a lot of valuable knowledge from my studies. "

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02/13/2024 Very Different From Wellesley, But A Lot Of Fun And A Lot Of Personal Growth DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned how to live completely on my own and stand on my own two feet. I discovered that I love travel, how to live life slowly and take time for the things that I enjoy. It was a huge confidence boost to build a life completely from scratch and thrive in that new environment on my own. "

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02/13/2024 The Best Semester DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"It was absolutely worthwhile "

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02/13/2024 I Lived In Europe DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned how to live independently abroad and visited a ton of Europe, so that was great!"

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02/09/2024 A Unique University Experience! Worcester College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I had the chance to experience what university life at a larger institution would look like! It was also fun to learn British slang, get to know the culture and explore the UK and Europe."

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02/03/2024 A Global Experience That Has Forever Changed Me. The Caribbean Student Support Network: Contemporary Caribbean Studies

"Being able to live in another country for an entire semester and immerse myself in the school and the culture was a once in a lifetime opportunity, especially doing so in Trinidad and Tobago since this is the first study abroad program Wellesley is offering in the Caribbean. The global, and specifically Caribbean, perspective I'..."

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02/02/2024 Throughly Enjoyable University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My time abroad taught me a newfound independence. I was thrown into the fire of living "on my own": I had to cook for myself, I had to navigate public transport by myself, I had to budget. It strengthened my negotiation skills and my co-habilitation skills; yes, it was worthwhile. "

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02/02/2024 The World Is Greater Than You Think The School for Field Studies / SFS: Bhutan - Bhutan - Himalayan Studies

"I learned so much about the world and Bhutanese culture. I feel like it expanded my consciousness"

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01/31/2024 Very Fun! Definitely Recommend! SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Public Health in Urban Environments

"I learned to be confident in navigating throughout a city on my own. I learned to be more confident in my spanish speaking skills. "

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01/31/2024 A Semester In Florence! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Florence

"It was definitely worthwhile. I love the Middlebury friends that I made, and I love the connections I made with my host family. I definitely grew linguistically. "

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01/30/2024 An Excellent Semester Of Immersion! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Santiago

"I learned to adapt to very different ways of doing school and living that were different. I was able to be less socially anxious as the Chilean students were incredibly welcoming and sweet. "

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01/30/2024 It Was Like A Dream! Study in Portugal Network: Semester/Academic Year Options

"Acquired more language skills, and intercultural competency and traveled a lot more than I could've imagined. "

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01/30/2024 I Miss The Cam River University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It's definitely the history of England and Cambridge. I love historical architecture, so the campus was a treasure for me to explore!"

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