Wellesley College

August 16, 2017

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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08/15/2017 Amazing Academics And Friendships University of Cambridge: Cambridge - Direct Enrollemnt & Exchange

"The experience was definitely worthwhile. I learned how to be more independent academically and to navigate situations I'll likely encounter in graduate school. "

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08/15/2017 An Educational Experience That Transformed My Approach To Learning And Life St Peter's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I have learned to study independently, to write quickly, speak about my work with confidence even with people who are far more knowledgable about the topic than I am. To admit when I don't know something, that there is no shame in this, and to look for ways to remedy this, rather than to cover it up. I feel like I have learned s..."

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08/15/2017 Adventure Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"some of it was "

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08/06/2017 Fun! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin

"I learned how to live on my own in a foreign country and I think that that is a very valuable experience."

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08/05/2017 A Semester In Petersburg As A Diy Experience Bard College: St. Petersburg - Liberal Arts study abroad at Smolny College

"My experience living in Russia for a full semester was saturated with new information at every turn, and it was absolutely worthwhile."

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08/03/2017 London Is The City To Study Abroad In SOAS, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned that you must take every chance to expose yourself to new environments, different people, and varying circumstances in order to broaden your understanding of the world."

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08/02/2017 Out Of My Comfort Zone, Exactly Where I Need To Be Alliance for Global Education: Shanghai - 21st Century City

"My language improved dramatically, I met some incredible people who have shown me how many different life paths there are, I gained a huge appreciation for Chinese culture, and I visited some places I likely will never travel to again."

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08/01/2017 A Worthwhile And Challenging School In An Incredible City. King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about living independently in an unfamiliar environment and I think I became more resilient and healthy. "

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07/31/2017 The Semester I Was Reminded How Perfect Wellesley Is For Me University of St. Andrews: St. Andrews - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was definitely a worthwhile experience! I learned a lot about myself and experienced more in one semester than I had hoped I would in my entire college career."

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07/30/2017 An Incredibly Immersive Experience London School of Economics (LSE): London - General Course, Year-Long Study Abroad Programme

"The UK education is very different from the American education system, but I am happy I did it because it made me more appreciative of my home institution. "

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07/25/2017 Life Changing London School of Economics (LSE): London - General Course, Year-Long Study Abroad Programme

"I learned to live independently in a new country. I did not have any friends or relatives, so I had to make an effort in finding a community. Yes it was worthwhile. "

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07/21/2017 A Year In Provence Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"This experience was definitely worthwhile. I knew it was important to me to improve my French to fluency, and that the best way to do that was to practice it every day by going to France for as long as possible. What I was not prepared for was how I would evolve over this year. I can't say everyone will feel the same way as I do..."

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07/19/2017 Study Abroad Is Not Easy, But It's Still Worthwhile King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to live in/navigate a city, learned how to prioritize/set reasonable expectations for myself"

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07/19/2017 An Experience Study Abroad Plus Internship Program King's College London

"For me, although I had complaints, it was worthwhile. I had never been abroad before, and I needed to get away from Wellesley for a bit. "

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07/18/2017 Adventures In England Advanced Studies England: Bath - ASE Study Centre

"I learned more about England and English culture that I had always wanted to know. It was worth every second. My only regret was that I had to leave. "

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07/18/2017 Fun! SIT Study Abroad: Brazil

"Intercultural exchange, definitely worthwhile!"

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07/17/2017 Wonderful! St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"Gained a lot of friends and so many academic and work skills. It was certainly worthwhile "

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07/17/2017 Amazing Experience Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"Yes! I improved tremendously in my French skills and got the chance to immerse myself in the culture. Definitely worthwhile!"

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07/14/2017 Weird Slang, Theater, French People, And Beaches: A Memoir University of Sydney: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"The main thing was amazing friends from all over the world. I met AMAZING people who I will stay in touch with forever. That's a great feeling.It was so so so worth it."

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07/13/2017 Trinity College Dublin Confusing At First, But Give It Time And You'll Love It Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Yes it was worthwhile, I learned how to be a lot more flexible and roll with the unknown. I did learn a lot more about modern Ireland. "

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07/13/2017 Left My Heart In Denmark DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Absolutely. I gained a sense of calm and confidence that I didn't have before. Traveling on my own gave me a sense of independence and that I can handle whatever life throws my way. Living with a host family gave me a new appreciation for work/life balance and a determination to maintain it I haven't had before. "

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07/13/2017 Denmark Is Paradise! DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned about the culture and architecture of Denmark, as well surrounding European countries. I also gained many skills in travelling on my own, and getting around the city comfortably. "

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07/13/2017 Self Reflection Is The Greatest Teacher SIT Study Abroad: Rwanda - Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

"I actually believe that I became more confident in my beliefs as a result of this program. It also challenged many of my perceptions about what certain things like development, growth, forgiveness, reconciliation, love etc. looked like. Certain aspects were really hard to cope with but it was worthwhile. I recommend. "

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07/12/2017 Aix Pect The Unexpected Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I gained experience speaking and writing in French. "

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07/12/2017 Un Semestre Magnifique Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"Great experience. I improved my French so much, made new friends, traveled a lot, and learned about a different university system!"

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