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February 23, 2018

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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02/22/2018 Preshquita PRESHCO

"I learned to adapt to a new culture by making friendships with local students, having meals with my host family, and listening attentively to the news. "

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02/21/2018 Wonderful, Hope To Go Back For Grad School! University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It definitely broaden my horizons and increased my confidence"

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02/18/2018 Wonderful Experience In Such A Beautiful And Welcoming City: Edinburgh! University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"At The University of Edinburgh, I had the opportunity to challenge myself both with unfamiliar subjects such as Cognitive Science with an Introduction to Computer Programming, and with the exposure to a different educational environment and teaching style whilst taking courses in my field of study, such as Accountancy and Soc..."

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02/07/2018 For Pre Med Students Students Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"How to travel on my own"

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02/05/2018 A Great Academic And Professional Experience. Geneva Graduate Institute and Wellesley College - BA/MA Program

"I met a lot of interesting people who taught me a lot about their experiences. "

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02/04/2018 A Truly Beautiful Time In Kunming (美好的昆明) Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Kunming

"Studying, living, and traveling in a foreign country boosted my self-confidence in a way that nothing else could. I am coming back to my life in the States as a more confident, articulate, and compassionate person having experienced a new culture, successfully created a life for myself, and gained a new perspective on the world...."

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02/03/2018 A Rewarding Semester In Latin America SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Transnationalism and Comparative Development in South America

"Buenos Aires feels like a fairly European city, but I did get more exposure to non-Western cultures and ideals, which I think was extremely valuable. I also became more willing to challenge myself to get out of my comfort zone and try things I never thought I would. It was definitely worthwhile, and I've been recommending the ex..."

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01/31/2018 A Life Changing Experience University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was my first real opportunity to live on my own in a city and be responsible for my own meals, shopping, well-being, etc. I gained an extraordinary amount of independence and a real passion for self-guided study. My experience abroad was completely worthwhile. "

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01/31/2018 Excellent Experiential Learning That One Could Not Gain In Any Other City. Geneva Graduate Institute - Undergraduate Semester Programme

"Extremely worthwhile, it was the reason I changed my major from Neuroscience to Economics, and the exposure it gave through the mentoring program and through academics, of what development and international affairs is like in the real world, was unparalleled. "

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01/31/2018 Happily Confused CIEE: Barcelona - Economics and Culture

"My experience abroad was more than worthwhile. I traveled out of the country for the first time. I now feel more internationally cultured and aware. "

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01/30/2018 Enlightening And Refreshing Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I learned a new language and the challenges of trying to express yourself when you are speaking a foreign language. I feel like my speaking capabilities not only in French but also in English have improved, and my classes even come more easily to me now since they're no longer in French. It was totally worth it."

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01/29/2018 Don't Do It, Go Anywhere Else Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned that I could take a semester off from school while still getting credit by attending this host university "

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01/29/2018 An Okay Program, But Just Not For Me Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Tokyo

"For people with no experience with Japan, it's a pretty good program since it forces you to be an active part of Japanese society. However, some academic portions of the program were not very fulfilling, and the administration of these courses was sometimes frustrating (class requirements were not clear, syllabus was not provide..."

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01/27/2018 The Best Semester Of My Life! DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned how to be more independent, make plans for myself, commute in cities. My medical biotechnology and drug development course was incredible and exposed me to a companies and institutions I would have never been to."

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01/25/2018 Many New Experiences University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Learned a lot about being self sufficient and using resources available to figure things out."

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01/25/2018 Fall Study Abroad At Yonsei University Yonsei University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"One of the best decisions I made while in Seoul was to actively seek out a new experience every weekend, whether it be to go hiking, see a show, or just explore a new area of the city. Along with that, while living off campus was not planned it did provide me with a feeling of further immersion within the city. I was able to est..."

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01/24/2018 Best Semester Of My College Career ISEP Exchange: Seoul - Exchange Program at Yonsei University

"I think I learned a lot about myself as a person because i was put into a foreign country without anyone I knew. It really tested my ability to adapt but it also let me learn new and exciting things about myself. I would definitely describe it as a worthwhile experience. I had the time of my life. "

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01/23/2018 Intellectually Stimulating And Very Art Focused. Courtauld Institute of Art: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Yes--I learned to live in an unfamiliar major city entirely on my own, and I understand British people/culture a bit better now. "

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01/23/2018 Engaging Academic And Professional Experience Geneva Graduate Institute - Undergraduate Semester Programme

"A focused experience that provides ample opportunities for professional development. Gained keener insights into the global landscape of international organizations and diplomacy."

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01/23/2018 Ifsa Butler Havana Cuba IFSA: Havana - Study Abroad at the Universidad de La Habana

"I learned a lot about my limits, my skills, and gained a lot of confidence -- in addition to Spanish skills!"

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01/23/2018 Not The Art History Haven I Was Expecting Courtauld Institute of Art: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about Gothic art (one of my two classes), as well as a lot about London and British culture. Overall I loved my time abroad, especially the traveling part of it, but did not feel totally fulfilled by my academic experience. Most of my favorite experiences came from time outside of class, exploring London and trav..."

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01/23/2018 My Time In New Zealand The University of Auckland: Auckland - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned so much about Māori and New Zealand culture. I also learned about some ways in which the United States can improve, especially in education."

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01/23/2018 A Nice Break From Reality CIEE: Prague - Central European Studies

"It was worthwhile to study abroad because i got to experience a new culture and travel to new places. "

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01/22/2018 Adventure In Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Amsterdam - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained the ability to live on my own without too much support from the school; it was certainly worthwhile."

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01/21/2018 I Finally Learned Information My Colonizers Kept From Me In Their Museums. King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to live on my own, cook for myself, make friends in a foreign country, travel on my own and manage my own expenses. This was also especially worthwhile because of all the free access to museums. "

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