Wellesley College

January 21, 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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01/20/2019 A Good Time Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned about how to fend for myself more and how to navigate a foreign country on my own. "

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01/20/2019 It Was Fun? Columbia University: Kyoto - Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / KCJS

"Worthwhile, learned more about Japanese social culture, especially within a college setting, as well as meeting people organically without the need of the program."

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01/20/2019 Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I got taste of what it would be like to truely live independently, as I had self-catered housing and school housing was separate from campus in the middle of the city. I gained an international perspective through talking with many of my UK flatmates that was unique from how many things are viewed in the US. I got to travel furt..."

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01/18/2019 Fun City, Lackluster University University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"the content of my classes helped me narrow down my career goals and interests, so now I feel more hopeful and confident in what I might like to do in the future."

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01/18/2019 Amazing City, Great Culture, Wonderful People, Lots Of Fun!! CIEE Barcelona Language + Culture

"More global perspective on things. Experience how others live and compare/contrast to life at home and in other places. Learn new political systems and ideas and practice a language. "

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01/18/2019 Finding Balance (And Maybe Happiness) In Bhutan The School for Field Studies / SFS: Bhutan - Bhutan - Himalayan Studies

"I learned about environmental science, how living in another country is different from living in the US, and I gained new friends!"

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01/17/2019 Great Experience. College Year in Athens: Athens - CYA

"I learned too much to summarize. So much about Greek history, about contemporary Greek issues, and about archaeological methods. Outside of the classroom I learned a lot about budgeting, travelling, living alone, how to communicate with people who speak a different language, and about making the most of your time."

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01/17/2019 Semester In Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Amsterdam - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned more about myself and how to survive in a new city than anything else, but it was a valuable experience."

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01/16/2019 Hong Kong, Fall 2018 University of Hong Kong / HKU: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Gained a better sense of my identity as a diaspora Chinese, met other diaspora Chinese. Was able to retrace my family roots through travel during breaks. Also gained a broader perspective of global issues, since my previous perspectives always were adjacent to whatever was happening in the United States. "

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01/16/2019 Living In Paris Was Great! American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I took Art History classes for my minor that were extremely immersive in a way that surpassed the department at my home institution."

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01/16/2019 Ireland Is One Of The Most Amazing Places On Earth Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I got to travel around the beautiful country of Ireland, and learning to travel by myself was really rewarding. I have wanted to see Ireland my whole life so this was really a dream come true. My classes in Irish history were a great complement to my experience. I also met some amazing people from around the world with whom I ho..."

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01/16/2019 Doing Shakespeare In Shakespeare's London King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about self sufficiency, budgeting, european culture, and so much more. It was so worthwhile. "

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01/16/2019 Amazing Study Abroad Research Experience The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica - Sustainable Development Studies

"I gained research skills and became a better global citizen and more aware of my environmental impact. "

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01/16/2019 Great Place For Exploring Europe And Expanding Horizons! CIEE: Prague - Central European Studies

"I feel really glad that I chose to study somewhere that was not in Western Europe. It gave me so much perspective on the legacy of the Soviet Union and the political environment in Central and Eastern Europe. It was absolutely the best city ever, and every time I traveled elsewhere I felt lucky to return to Prague after because ..."

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01/16/2019 Cheers Mate X University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to be independent! It was my first time living not in a dorm, but an actual apartment, and cooking for myself! Very worthwhile!"

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01/16/2019 An Exciting International Adventure University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My time abroad was definitely worthwhile. I got to experience a different way of learning that taught me valuable lessons including time management and organization. "

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01/16/2019 Turbulent Times Alone In New Zealand The University of Auckland: Auckland - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Learned how hard it is to make a community from strangers. Got a new perspective on being a global citizen. "

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01/16/2019 Fun Oxford Time Worcester College, Oxford University - Visiting Students Program

"It was great being able to really be immersed in oxford. The tutorial system was really different, but ended up being very manageable. And I definitely had more fun than I thought I would, and became close with Worcester students. "

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01/16/2019 Different, But In A Good Way Geneva Graduate Institute - Undergraduate Semester Programme

"Humility, some French, multicultural interactions, knowledge about the work of the UN, WTO, WEF, etc."

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01/15/2019 Positive Time In Amsterdam Semester in Amsterdam

"I definitely got outside my comfort zone in many ways."

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01/14/2019 A Good Break From Wellesley University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to cook for myself and live in a flat with other people. I also learned how to live in a city and how to make friends at a larger institution. Also, Edinburgh is a beautiful city and I really loved being able to see Arthur's Seat and the castle so often."

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01/14/2019 If You're Considering Nz, Just Do It. University of Canterbury: Christchurch - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I finally felt rested, which I can't ever remember being in my life. It was 100% worthwhile."

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01/13/2019 I Wouldn't Do It Again But It Was An Experience Semester in Amsterdam

"I learned how to take care of myself."

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01/12/2019 Bienvenu En France! Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I learned how to live in France! Being in Aix taught me the ways of the French (both the good and bad). I got to do a lot of traveling, both in France and around Europe, and gained a second family that I will be staying in touch with. I feel way more confident speaking French. I had to fight for these things but it feels worthwh..."

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01/11/2019 Learning About My Korean Roots At Yonsei ISEP Exchange: Seoul - Exchange Program at Yonsei University

"I was able to become more proficient in the language by studying abroad. It was worthwhile because I learned a lot about the Korean culture and food. "

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