Wellesley College

April 13, 2021

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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03/26/2021 Despite Being Remote, I Still Had Fun. Geneva Graduate Institute and Wellesley College - BA/MA Program

"I enjoyed the classes and am looking forward to going back next year in person. I think remote study abroad isn't worth it if you won't be able to attend in person later."

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03/16/2021 Restrictive But Overall A Good Experience Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I was able to have interactions with local students and have some travel which made the trip worthwhile."

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03/04/2021 An Interesting (And Fun!!) Semester In Geneva Geneva Graduate Institute and Wellesley College - BA/MA Program

"It was worthwhile and a bit challenging - I've gained more maturity trying to solve problems with the cantonal office, the banks, registration, and navigating a new space where I don't speak the same language as others. "

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02/25/2021 It Was Really Fun But Frustrating Because Of The Pandemic. University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worth it because I got to know so many new and interesting people."

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02/25/2021 An Great Time In Oxford! University of Oxford - Visiting Students

"I learned how to work in a different academic system. I gained a skillset in a different form of learning. I got to go out of my comfort zone, meet new people and make a new set of friends! "

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02/25/2021 Pretty Good Math! Independent University of Moscow: Math in Moscow

"It is worthwhile for someone wanting to study advanced math."

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02/14/2021 Paris Is Better Than What You See In The Movies! American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I mostly enjoyed the culture and food, but I also learned how Parisians live--everyday and overall, which prompted me to reevaluate how I live."

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02/11/2021 A Good Time Despite Covid St Anne's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"My classes were more theoretical compared to my home institution's classes, so it helped me become more skilled in proofs and foundational thinking. "

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02/10/2021 Overall A Character And Knowledge Building Experience SIT Study Abroad: Rwanda - Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

"I gained a knew academic perspective and experienced personal growth that I don't think I would've gotten in another program, for better or worse. "

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02/10/2021 Sit Screwed Me Over :) School for International Training

"Honestly I loved the friends I made both within my program and the locals. Was worthwhile professionally as I still love my internship, however that was done on my own accord. Additionally, I got to leave the U.S. which was a first and so transformative."

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01/05/2021 Academically Fulfilling And Socially Stimulating (Yes, Even In A Pandemic!) Yale-NUS College: Singapore - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I found that I grew as a person in many ways during my experience abroad. Firstly, the courses challenged the way I think and offered an academically rewarding experience. Secondly, having to make friends and interact with peers during a pandemic was difficult, but it encouraged me to put myself out there and be more resilient. ..."

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12/23/2020 Discovering The Danish Lifestyle From Within Copenhagen DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I gained a lot of insight into cultures outside of the US, such as the different values, lifestyles, food, fashion, etc that exists. It's definitely worthwhile"

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12/18/2020 Challenging Program, Incredible Location SIT Study Abroad: Rwanda - Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

"I'm so glad I went, especially given the state of the U.S. right now even though it was not easy. I learned a lot about flexibility and patience. Academically I learned a lot about positionality. "

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11/03/2020 Academically Stimulating, A Little Isolating University of Oxford - Visiting Students

"I learned that I love literature and want to continue studying it, and I became a much better writer & academic"

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10/27/2020 A Wonderful Experience The University of Auckland: Auckland - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I have gained a deeper appreciation for Pacific cultures and people, wonderful experiences in nature, and a deep sense of home. This program was so worthwhile!"

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10/23/2020 Milan: Exposure To Italian Business, Design, And Culture IES Abroad: Milan - Study Abroad With IES Abroad

"I really enjoyed the cultural immersion component and having the ability to travel within Italy."

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09/15/2020 (A Half Of A ) Semester In Dublin! Trinity College - Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Definitely worthwhile! For the few months I was there I made some good friends, and got to explore the city pretty thoroughly."

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09/03/2020 Taking A Plunge In New Zealand University of Otago: Dunedin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned to really go out of my comfort zone and be open to try anything."

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08/19/2020 Two And A Half Months Of Happiness Spelman College: Atlanta - Domestic Exchange for Visiting Students

"I gained experience at my dream school, an HBCU."

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07/28/2020 Unexpected Pandemic! The School for Field Studies / SFS: Peru – Amazon Studies

"I learned new perspectives on happiness as well as the dependence of many people on nature. I gained so much knowledge and it was completely worthwhile."

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07/26/2020 A Dream SIT Study Abroad Mexico: Migration, Borders, and Transnational Communities

"I was able to practice the language, try new things, meet new people, and have experiences I'll never forget!"

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07/24/2020 Short But Sweet DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Took a lot from my core course in Graphic Design and got to visit places I never would have gone myself through the program. "

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