Wellesley College

August 29, 2016

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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08/29/2016 Semester Abroad At Hku! University of Hong Kong / HKU: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how different Hong Kong is from the mainland and why there continue to be tensions there. It was definitely worth while!"

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08/28/2016 Life Changing Alliance for Global Education: Shanghai - International Business in China

"Going abroad forced me to become more independent. I feel more confident in exploring a new city. The improvement in my language skills are also invaluable. "

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08/28/2016 Spring At Oxford's Keble College Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

"I learned better study habits, how to approach intense academic writing, time management, adaptability, open-mindedness, and cultural awareness amongst others. I did find the overall experience worthwhile."

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08/27/2016 Academically Challenging But Worthwhile St Peter's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"The unique academic system at Oxford was perhaps not ideally suited to learning a science subject, but that being said the experience of one-on-one tutorials with leaders in the field was definitely enriching and worthwhile. "

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08/26/2016 Proceed With Caution Wayne State University: Junior Year in Munich

"I gained a sense of independence from living on my own for the first time -- in another country to boot! I got to experience other cultures through travel and met wonderful people that became fast friends. For these reasons alone, it was worth my while."

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08/26/2016 A Semester In Berlin: Exploring The Culture, City, And Language Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin

"After a semester in Berlin, taking classes at a German university and speaking with my friends and professors in German for four months, my language skills have dramatically improved. I became more familiar with German and Berlin culture and was able to critically compare it not only to the cultures of the United States but also..."

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08/24/2016 Phenomenal Experience SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Health and Community: Globalization, Culture and Care (Spring 2)

"I think this SIT program is unique because it addresses global public health from a more critical viewpoint. We learn about concepts such as structural violence, political and economic histories of the areas we are in and how certain systems work to make some groups more vulnerable or give some people more or less access to heal..."

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08/22/2016 A Great Travel Experience DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"It was worthwhile - I personally grew and became more confident"

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08/16/2016 Academically Rigorous, Socially Unintegrated St Anne's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"My self-teaching, reading and writing abilities all improved immensely so it was worth it."

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08/11/2016 A Personally, But Perhaps Not Academically, Rewarding Experience Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Mainz

"My German improved. I gained insight into German and European society and culture. As cheesy as it sounds, I learned a lot about myself and my personal relationships, as well as conception of race and ethnicity (my own conception and that of the people I met). Linguistically, I learned to stop being so afraid to make mistakes. T..."

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08/07/2016 Overall Great Time In London Queen Mary University of London / QMUL: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned to live on my own. I learned about a different culture and the joys of travelling. "

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07/31/2016 Fun Times Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP): Oxford - Study Abroad at Oxford University

"It was definitely challenging at times, but a great learning experience. The memories and friendships I made will stay with me forever."

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07/30/2016 Australian Adventure The University of Queensland: Brisbane - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"How to love myself and be independent. I learned about imbedded racism at home and abroad. It was worth it. "

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07/28/2016 Incredibly Supportive, Well Organized Program In Spain PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"Improved my Spanish and made Spanish friends, had the opportunity to learn about Andalucian culture in depth and to travel throughout Europe in my free time. "

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07/28/2016 I'm Coming Back To New Zealand University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned so much about myself. How I work in a larger school, a co-ed school for that matter. How much I value the outdoors and what it means to me to be able to apply what I've learned in the classroom to my leisurely hikes."

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07/27/2016 Life In London London School of Economics (LSE): Direct Enrollment in LSE Summer School

"I learned how to live more independently, how to navigate a city on my own, and how to balance work with an active social life. I was able to travel all over Europe and to learn so much about art, theater, and history just by exploring London. I am glad that I chose the LSE program as I was still able to participate in a rigorou..."

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07/27/2016 A Beautiful Semester In A Beautiful City PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"I gained friendships and a much deeper insight into an interesting culture. I loved practicing my Spanish and I hope to return to Spain very soon."

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07/27/2016 The Sheep Are Everywhere!! University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"My experience gave me a better sense of what I appreciated about my small college (especially the smaller class sizes). It was also a growing experience in terms of learning about the people and culture, and of course, the ability to experience the natural beauty that is New Zealand!"

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07/27/2016 What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger! Bard College: Berlin - Semester or year at Bard College Berlin

"I learned how to be emotionally independent, how to live in a city, and how to problem solve on the go."

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07/27/2016 Oxford University Unparalleled, Life Changing Experience University of Oxford - Visiting Students

"Going to Oxford was incredibly worthwhile. I would even go so far as to say it was the best five months of my life. The tutorials were rigorous and engaging, and the one-on-one teaching/learning style was exactly what I craved. The social aspects were far from lacking; I became friends with many local students and American study..."

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07/26/2016 Lse General Course London School of Economics (LSE): London - General Course, Year-Long Study Abroad Programme

"I discovered a city that I would like to live in in the future and enhanced my understanding of Economics by learning in a specialized institution."

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07/13/2016 Enjoy It, Because It'll All Be Over Way Too Soon. DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Your study abroad experience is contingent on how adventurous you are. Make an effort to put yourself out there. "

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07/12/2016 Expensive But Worth It Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Tokyo

"I learned a lot of Japanese. I learned how to explore a new city. I learned that I need to push myself to be out of my comfort zone. I learned that if I put my mind to it and study, languages aren't actually difficult."

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