Wellesley College

January 22, 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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01/20/2017 Perspective Opening Experience University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Worthwhile for sure; able to see and experience more of the world that would otherwise not have opportunity to in the near future. Take advantage of location and travel. "

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01/19/2017 Definitely Coming Back To London! King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about traveling and had the opportunity to travel to many new places while in Europe! It was definitely worthwhile."

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01/18/2017 Really Tough But Totally Worth It. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Rabat, Morocco

"It was definitely worthwhile. I learned that had I prepared more thoroughly, my first month or so would have probably been easier. But I also knew that I had a learning curve and though it took awhile, once the language clicked, it really felt like I had begun to truly internalize Arabic."

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01/18/2017 Extremely Supportive Staff, Integration Is Valued Advanced Studies England: Bath - ASE Study Centre

"I gained a different perspective on politics and culture in the world by working an internship and taking classes with British tutors. It was absolutely worthwhile. "

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01/17/2017 Biking, Canals, And Poffertjes! CIEE: Amsterdam - Social Sciences

"Yes, it was worthwhile. I gained confidence in my ability to travel alone and in a foreign place. I really came to appreciate my home school and how things are done there after seeing the differences with my host university. "

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01/17/2017 Just Throwing Yourself Out There Usually Works Pretty Well Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Tokyo

"Japanese language skills/more cultural understanding, learning that I can function in a foreign country on my own. Yes, it was worthwhile"

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01/16/2017 University Of Edinburgh Good Choice University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Living on my own in a foreign country was an interesting challenge! Being able to visit cool places and historical sites in Scotland was definitely worth it"

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01/15/2017 France Is Great, But Aix.... Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I learned how to cook, so it is good. "

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01/15/2017 Fun CIEE: Amsterdam - Social Sciences

"Yes, I gained a lot"

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01/14/2017 Loved Europe; Jacobs Was Ok Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a LOT from going abroad and emphatically recommend it to anyone thinking about it. I learned about who I was outside of being an academic, which was really important new information that I wouldn't have received at my home university. "

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01/14/2017 Córdobawesome! PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"I learned about new cultures and improved my language and communication skills."

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01/14/2017 An Adventure To Remember! University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My experience was definitely worthwhile. I had the opportunity to travel, meet other people from vastly different backgrounds, and experience living and studying in an equally different academic culture."

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01/14/2017 A True Introduction To China CET Beijing: Internship

"I really gained deep insights into Chinese society and the local people's mentality. I was able to travel with my roommate and experience different sides of Beijing. We also discussed many challenges facing both the U.S and China today and it was wonderful for me to hear her opinions."

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01/13/2017 Great Experience And The Best Nightlife Scene Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Best takeaway was learning how to make friends with people both at Trinity and also when travelling and staying in hostels."

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01/13/2017 Potential To Be A Great Program, But Host Families Make A Huge Difference! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Santiago

"I learned how to operate in situations in which I was unsure if myself and my skills. It gave me confidence to attack problems head on despite having limited understanding of the language."

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01/13/2017 Invaluable To My Youth/College Experience University of Sydney: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I got a sense of confidence and a good sense of self while I was abroad. I realized that I'm tougher than I give myself credit for, and that I know more than what I gave myself credit for. I was able to reevaluate myself and what I was studying in a different setting and more than the just the courses themselves, I was able to r..."

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01/13/2017 Awesome Experience! DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned how to adapt to a new learning and cultural environment. "

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01/13/2017 A Fantastic Experience In Edinburgh! University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It sounds very cliche, but I definitely gained independence from this study abroad trip. Going into it I was excited but also very worried that I would feel lonely, being many miles away from my family and really anyone that I knew. I learned that it wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be to make friends and put myself o..."

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01/13/2017 An Aix Cellent Experience Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I gained valuable insight into other cultures, which was very worthwhile."

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01/13/2017 An Overall Enjoyable Experience University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Living in a city was certainly a challenge but it taught me how to be more independent and take advantage of my environment. London is a great city and there was always more to do each day. Traveling around Europe and learning about distinctiveness of each city was the highlight of my experience and London is in a very central l..."

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01/12/2017 Fabulous Experience In Stunning Córdoba PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"My host family will be lifetime friends of mine, I made new Wellesley and Smith friends, my Spanish improved immensely, and I got to spend four months in one of the most beautiful and ancient European cities. The program and university did have its flaws, but not enough to make me regret this experience in any way. I learned to ..."

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01/12/2017 Seasoned Food Changes Your Life Spelman College: Atlanta - Domestic Exchange for Visiting Students

"I think it was worthwhile. I learned more about how I handle stress and unfamiliar challenges, and how your environment definitely affects how you perform in certain areas both academically and personally. "

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01/10/2017 Overall Good Experience Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Santiago

"Definitely worthwhile to study abroad. Got to travel, new people, new experiences. I had a good experience. It was fun to live as an adult in a different country and make a home for myself there. Helped to improve my Spanish, learned about a foreign country. I don't think I learned anything specifically new, but is was a chance ..."

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01/09/2017 I Never Wanted To Leave And Now I Miss It So Much American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned more French, got to travel a lot, see new places and cultures, and experienced incredible things; it was definitely worthwhile. "

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01/08/2017 Everything Is Possible When You Put Your Mind To It University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"The world is a beautiful place. I learned a lot about geography. I met people from countries I did not know they exist. I learned a lot about different cultures and learned about social issues that affect other parts of the world. I am now more aware of the role that the United States plays in the world and how the decisions tha..."

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