Wellesley College

August 16, 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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08/15/2018 So Much Fun, It Is Incredible I Went To Class. University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"So worthwhile. An important break from my home university, and also very developmental for me to be on the otherside of the world."

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08/14/2018 American Meets British Boy Band St Peter's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"The academic system at Oxford is immensely customizable, and I took multiple one-on-one courses with one Computer Science professor who got to know my learning style and pace very well."

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08/13/2018 Harder Than Expected Sciences Po: Paris - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a lot of academic independence, American Universities felt like they held my hand to a laughable degree after getting used to Sciences Po. At the same time, I am looking forward to returning to such a supportive environment. Having seen the other side, I no longer feel dependent on wonderful teachers and plenty of offic..."

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08/13/2018 I Thought I Would Hate The Boat (A Runner) SEA Semester: Programs at Sea - Oceans and Climate

"I climbed to the top of the ship in the middle of beautiful tropical bay. I lived through a hurricane. I was the Junior Watch Officer on a ship in the middle of major squall. I got a ship from point A to a 1km circle in the middle of night and saw a giant asteroid go past. The ocean is amazing. "

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08/11/2018 Semester Abroad University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"The program was worthwhile. I learned a lot, but I had to do so independently. I am grateful for the experience as the educational system operates differently from Wellesley's. It was an awesome opportunity to also travel through Europe. "

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08/09/2018 A Great Experience For Some, A Challenging Year For Others Worcester College, Oxford University - Visiting Students Program

"I really learned a lot about independence. In some ways, I think the American liberal arts college system limits independence as a trade-off for great support and community. After two years at Wellesley, I wanted to be in a collegial environment that allowed me to chart my own course and manage my own time with more flexibility,..."

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08/09/2018 Program Could Use Improvement Siena School for Liberal Arts: Siena - Semester & Summer Programs

"I definitely became more independent. It was worthwhile because I was able to meet new friends outside of Wellesley and travel a lot. "

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08/07/2018 I Fell In Love! University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Aside from an interesting art class that I would never have taken at Wellesley, I grew in my spirituality and also fell in love, so that's potentially changed the whole trajectory of my life. Totally worthwhile."

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07/28/2018 Good Experience At Cam University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about English Renaissance art and about British culture"

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07/26/2018 A Fun Vacation From Intense Schooling And Yet Also An Educational Adventure! University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned to enjoy and appreciate the little things more especially your friendships and the world we live in."

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07/23/2018 Do Sea If You Want A Challenge And A Crazy Amazing Group Experience <3 SEA Semester: Colonization to Conservation in the Caribbean

"Definitely worth while. Learned so much about myself (my strengths and weaknesses), about putting myself outside my boundaries, about working as a team. The hands-on learning as well as the land component combined with practical, real experiences was SO, SO valuable. SEA truly is a once in a life time opportunity. It's possible ..."

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07/20/2018 Sheep Everywhere You Look University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I relied on myself completely and was able to get to know people from all over the world. I hope to go back someday soon!"

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07/20/2018 A Unique Cultural Experience That Gives Perspective And Life Long Friends. Bard College: St. Petersburg - Liberal Arts study abroad at Smolny College

"I gained perspective and confidence, outside of my overall progress in language acquisition. My ideas and values were challenged by those who thought differently than me, and it was an experience that was certainly worthwhile. If I could do it all over again, I would. "

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07/19/2018 A 10 Year Long Dream Come True IES Abroad: Dublin Direct Enrollment - University College Dublin

"Prior to going abroad, I had been nervous about the idea of living on my own next year due to graduating and moving into a place of my own. The experiences gained from spending much of the semester alone allowed me to gain confidence in myself and the knowledge that I will be able to support and care for myself when the time com..."

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07/19/2018 Nicaragua SIT Study Abroad: Nicaragua - Youth Culture, Literacy and Media

"I learned the history of Nicaragua and related it to the history of Latin America and the U.S. I learned about my privilege as a United States citizen and student studying abroad. I also learned that communities outside western culture is so different. "

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07/15/2018 Amazing Beyond My Wildest Dreams Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"A second family, great friends, an international perspective"

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07/13/2018 Traversing Europe And Making Friends Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worthwhile. I learned a lot about being on my own and being open to new experiences. "

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07/12/2018 Aix Is The Wellesley Of France Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I got really good at French and tested out what a life in France would be like."

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07/12/2018 Learning Abroad Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I improved my language skills significantly, learned how to adapt to a different living situation and be more understanding of cultural differences, and learned more about the French way of life."

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07/12/2018 Aixperience Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"The main thing I have learned is to not take life seriously. It was worthwhile. "

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07/11/2018 Mixed: Mostly An Interesting Academic Experience, Lackluster Social One Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP): Oxford - Study Abroad at Oxford University

"Experiencing a different academic system (the tutorial system) was worthwhile."

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07/07/2018 A Lesson Hard Learned King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to live in a huge, international city. I learned how to get through a very tough situation while alone. I learned a lot about myself, like that I shouldn't move to a foreign country where I don't know a single person. These are worthwhile lessons, but at a steep cost."

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07/06/2018 A Rigorous But Rewarding And Unforgettable Experience! Mansfield College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"During my study abroad year, I was able to immerse in the new culture and make many new friends, with whom I was able to make valuable memories. I really liked living in the city of Oxford where I not only enjoyed working in many different libraries and visiting museums but also simply walking around and exploring the city. In t..."

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