Wellesley College

January 20, 2022

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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01/18/2022 An Enriching Semester In Edinburgh. University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I found my study abroad experience extremely worthwhile. As a Political Science major, I enjoyed exploring politics from a different perspective, as well as the opportunity to talk to locals about both American and Scottish politics. Personally, I found that my study abroad experience provided me with much more confidence living..."

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01/18/2022 Wonderful! King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Living abroad was definitely a meaningful experience "

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01/18/2022 Great Experience Living In Copenhagen DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Learned how to live independently, make new connections, travel abroad, and take classes that I couldn't take at Wellesley"

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01/18/2022 Amazing Time And Great Memories Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Amsterdam - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Was worthwhile. made diverse group of friends, had memorable experience"

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01/17/2022 Enriching Cultural Experience CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"Learned how to be independent and adapt to a changing environment. Studying abroad is a way to explore who you are and test and improve your capabilities to be flexible in an environment different from the one you are used to. "

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01/17/2022 An Experience Everyone Should Have. CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I learned about the sights and culture of another country, and also gained a lot of independence. Yes it was worthwhile."

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01/17/2022 Time Truly Passes Quickly! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Yaoundé

"I learned more about my double identity as a Haitian-American and I gained more of understanding of what my family went through while they grew up in Haiti. I gained more of an appreciation of having a family as I felt I have gotten closer with mine and my host family over shared experiences."

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01/16/2022 A Wonderful Experience Geneva Graduate Institute and Wellesley College - BA/MA Program

"Definitely a great experience for students interested in gaining a more diverse perspective. The challenges along the way are great learning experiences."

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01/16/2022 Personally Challenging, But So Absolutely Worthwhile! Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"My French improved so much over the course of the semester (mostly my speaking / listening abilities), and I loved having the opportunity to explore new cities, do some local (and international) travel, meet other international students at Science Po, connect with my host family, and eat incredible food!"

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01/12/2022 Really Good Program For First Time Travelers CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I learned a lot about European history which I was not aware of before-hand, and it was interesting to see the way that the things we would learn in class (such as my sociology class or immigration class) could be applied to the daily life in Greece."

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01/12/2022 The Opportunity To Learn & Explore In An Amazing City University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about Scottish literature & history; my courses explored a lot of questions & concepts that I have studied in the states, but applied them to a new landscape, which allowed me to learn a lot. I also grew a lot just by living in a new city in a more independent way than I am used to."

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01/12/2022 Discovering Myself While Leaving My Comfort Zone And Having Fun CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I learned how to live on my own and navigate an unfamiliar environment without the stability of family or a university to lean on. While I had help and support, it was up to me to figure out how to live in Athens. Studying abroad was definitely worth it. I had so many experiences that I'll never get to do again and met so many a..."

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01/11/2022 Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone And Head To Greece CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"Everybody in the program is on the same boat, don't be shy or sacred, we are all on the same boat. Try to make friends with locals you see everyday. "

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01/11/2022 Growth, Challenges, And Joy Sea Education Association: Caribbean Reef Expedition

"I learned so much about marine biology research and different lab techniques. I also learned a ton about sailing and made life-long friends. It was very much worthwhile. "

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01/11/2022 Novel Experience, Good In Doses Worcester College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I learned how to truly student independently (i.e., without office hours, student tutors, tons of unstructured time) and take advantage of an institution's resources. "

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01/11/2022 Amazing! Great People And Great Expirences! Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"the travel was the best part and definitely worthwhile "

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01/11/2022 Really Fun, Covid Limited The Experience CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I gained some language skills and I feel more comfortable exploring the city and just generally getting by on my own."

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01/10/2022 Great! Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"It was very worthwhile. "

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01/10/2022 Memorable CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I learned lots of independence."

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01/10/2022 I Wish This Was My Full Uni Experience University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It made me very seriously interested in graduate school"

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01/10/2022 Wellesley In Bremen Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Learned a lot about German culture and explored Europe "

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01/10/2022 Making The Most Of A Less Than Stellar Situation Jacobs University: Bremen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained new memories and experienced new things. It was worth it to travel but I would do things differently next thing."

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01/10/2022 A Great Time University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I traveled around the country, experienced a new university and city, and took interesting classes for my major"

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01/10/2022 A Fantastic Experience, Would Recommend Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

"I improved my language skills and got to know French culture, as well as gaining more self confidence. It was definitely worthwhile."

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