Wellesley College

January 26, 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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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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07/21/2020 A Vegan Economist's Heaven Cut Short London School of Economics (LSE): London - General Course, Year-Long Study Abroad Programme

"Since my experience was cut off by a pandemic, any lessons I might have learned were instead replaced by the simple rule that you shouldn't take any experience for granted. I delayed some museum trips and other experiences because I thought I still had three months left. Living on a budget and planning for the future is good, bu..."

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07/21/2020 A Year In Manchester University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a lot of independence since it was my first time alone in another country. "

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07/06/2020 Supportive Profs, Casual Atmosphere, Great Friends! National University of Singapore: Singapore - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a lot of new friends at YNC and got to take classes that Wellesley didn't have"

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06/23/2020 An Incredible Experience At St Peter's St Peter's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I learned how to consume and synthesize large amounts of literature along with drafting up essays very quickly. The experience also taught me how to interact in a very international student body, with many students at different ages and on very different academic tracks and experiences than my own. It also taught me how to be an..."

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06/09/2020 Finding Challenge And Comfort At A New Pace Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman

"I found that this program improved my communication skills in any language. Additionally, after this experience I am more independant and comfortable living in new situations than I was before I left. Due to the influence of my experience in strengthening these skills and clarifying my values I would consider my time abroad wort..."

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06/08/2020 Challenging In The Best Way University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I grew a lot as a student by exploring different academic disciplines, learned about different public transit systems, and gained multiple friendships. "

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06/04/2020 Overall, Good Experience University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned more about culture in the UK and Europe, and also made connections with people from different countries worldwide."

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05/29/2020 It Was Fun But Not Life Changing CIEE: Barcelona - Economics and Culture

"I made many friends and was able to see Europe, which I had never really done before. However, I feel like I would have benefitted more academically if I had stayed in the States."

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05/27/2020 Great Opportunity To Travel American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"This was a great opportunity to experience Paris and travel. The classes are not as vigorous as Wellesley, but the professors are nice and courses are interesting. The best thing about AUP is the location. It is located in the 7th arrondissement, and the apartments are not too far. I was also able to travel a lot and experienced..."

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05/22/2020 A Semester That Sticks University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"An understanding of how students are thinking outside of my own institution, outside of the U.S. Invaluable friendships that continue to be the source of so much happiness and support even from afar. "

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05/22/2020 Great Except For The Lack Of Help I Received When I Suffered Medically CIEE: Madrid - Liberal Arts

"Learned to live independently, cook, manage work with household chores, live with people I wasn’t comfortable with "

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