Wellesley College

January 26, 2020

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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01/24/2020 A Much Needed Change Of Pace From Wellesley King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It almost felt like I was living another reality. Everything was new and different, some bad and some good, but I definitely gained a sense of clarity of what I wanted from life and the future. The time abroad gave me time to do some reflection, almost like a semester-long meditation, so it was very much worth my time. "

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01/22/2020 Unforgettable & Life Changing AIFS: Berlin – Freie University

"It was absolutely amazing. I am obsessed with Berlin and plan on moving back soon. I had never left the country before and now I can't wait to leave again"

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01/18/2020 Ate My Way Through Edinburgh But Didn’t Make Any Friends University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot of cooking and did some amazing travelling through Scotland. Definitely worthwhile. "

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01/17/2020 Challenging And Rewarding Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Valparaiso

"Language near fluency, loving host family, a few local friends and friends within the program, much more knowledge of history and culture of the country, and learning to live more independently."

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01/17/2020 An Unforgettable, Life Changing Experience The School for Field Studies / SFS: Tanzania - Wildlife Management Studies

"I was able to learn a lot about myself though this experience and broaden my worldview while gaining a lot of knowledge that I can take to my majors. It was definitely worthwhile"

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01/17/2020 Very Immersive Experience Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"While I didn’t find the program overly challenging, it was most definitely immersive and hugely helpful in improving language skills."

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01/16/2020 Great Language And Cultural Immersion Program Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman

"Middlebury was a great language boot camp especially for poli sci/IR minded people. I also learned how to navigate relationships with my local host family and friends, as well as the city, independently - the program focuses on “guided independence” as a philosophy which I think is great."

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01/16/2020 Unforgettable Experience! Brandeis in Siena: Making, Seeing, and Mastering Art in Tuscany

"I learned about Tuscan Renaissance art in Tuscany, its source, while living and experiencing its lifestyle. I also made friends from Brandeis because we bonded over this shared experience. This was definitely worthwhile!"

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01/13/2020 It Is Not Easy To Live By Oneself In A Foreign Country CIEE: Tokyo - Arts and Sciences

"learned to live by myself, to explore culture, a society by myself. i guess it was worthwhile"

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01/13/2020 My Semester In Copenhagen Opened My Mind To New Ways Of Seeing The World. DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I think that the most valuable experience for me abroad was seeing the design world from another perspective, even though I would not have thought that Denmark would have much of a different view of the world from my own 'western' views. I learned to approach design projects with a different intent, and was shown more sides of e..."

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01/13/2020 Highly Recommend. CIEE: Barcelona - Advanced Liberal Arts

"So worthwhile. I learned a different kind of independence. I learned resilience. I was able to see what life was like at another university in another country, which allowed me to both appreciate and constructively criticize my home university."

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01/12/2020 This Experience Was Life Changing, And I Totally Recommend It!! SIT Study Abroad/IHP: Food Systems: Agriculture, Sustainability, and Justice

"I learned so much about the topic of food security, especially because of how interconnected were our classes, site visits and lectures."

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01/12/2020 Mmm IES Abroad: Galápagos Islands Direct Enrollment - GAIAS

"Living in a community that is so different from my own was certainly worthwhile and gave me a new perspective on how issues I study, like conservation, should be addressed."

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01/10/2020 Amazing And Unforgettable! The Film and Television School at the Academy of Performing Arts / FAMU: Prague - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a lot of experience living in a foreign country where you do not speak the local language and need to adapt to different customs and social standards. It was entirely worthwhile and still have not stopped talking about it. "

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01/08/2020 Great Uk University Experience In A Beautiful City University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to function largely on my own without the safety net of my support systems from home and from Wellesley. While certainly worthwhile, my own mental preparation was lacking and detracted from my experience. However, I learned a lot about myself and my priorities. As a result of my study abroad experience, I have beco..."

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01/07/2020 The Most Incredible Experience!! University of Nicosia - Global Semesters: Nicosia - Semester in Cyprus

"I think it can be a very confidence-building experience, going into a country abroad where you know no one and being able to forge strong relationships. "

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01/06/2020 A Truly Integrative Environment Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"I made a lot of friends through the ECCO program that I will stay in touch with for a long time, as well as Italian friends that I am still in touch with. My ability to speak and write the language also improved immensely."

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01/06/2020 Community, Challenge, And Gratitude At Sea SEA Semester: Programs at Sea - Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures & Ecosystems

"I learned so much about the ocean from scientific, cultural, historical and maritime lenses. You can learn about anything you want: stars, navigation, medicinal plants, volcanology!"

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01/05/2020 Semester In London SOAS, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Greater variety of courses"

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01/05/2020 Immersive Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"Knowledge of French culture and more fluency with the language"

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01/04/2020 East London Queen Mary University of London / QMUL: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was interesting to see how big universities run classes. It was also interesting to be in a co-ed school. My instructors were really excellent. I wish that they classes had met more often so I could've learned a bit more. "

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