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December 9, 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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12/09/2016 Fin Tastic SEA Semester: The Global Ocean

"While I learned a lot of really interesting academic stuff, the most valuable learning I did was about myself"

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12/06/2016 Semester In Athens, Greece College Year in Athens: Athens - CYA

"Really got to travel around the city and country to different sites both through the program/classes and on my own. "

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12/06/2016 The Most One Of A Kind Experience I'll Ever Get Organization for Tropical Studies (Duke University): South Africa - African Ecology and Conservation

"This experience affirmed my passion for field work and research. I made the most amazing friends and went to so many beautiful places. The academics could be challenging at times, but I never felt too overwhelmed. Wish I had been able to explore some of the places we went to more sometimes, but was often hindered by the amount o..."

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11/21/2016 Exciting Experiences At Yonsei Yonsei University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"This program was a great experience. I learned a lot about myself and the local culture. Through classes, clubs, and going into the city, I met people from all over the world. I wish I could have stayed for another semester."

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11/05/2016 Oriental Studies SOAS, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I was able to choose multiple courses that closely relate to my academic path (history of art and Chinese language and culture) at this university that focuses on Oriental studies."

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11/01/2016 Challenging But Rewarding Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I gained a lot of skills I don't I would have otherwise...like writing well and quickly, or independent research. "

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10/30/2016 Fun If You Know Where To Look For It! The University of Auckland: Auckland - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Definitely learned how to be on my own in terms of living on my own (to an extent), being in a new place, etc. "

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10/04/2016 Learning To Use Language To Form Friendships Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Tokyo

"I was able to meet many new people in Japan, and go to new places. It inspired me to apply for jobs in Japan. "

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10/04/2016 London Is Expensive But Worth It University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned to adapt to a new environment. I also learned how to be more frugal. I learned more about European culture in general as well and was able to travel throughout the continent. Definitely worthwhile."

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09/28/2016 Beyond My Wildest Dreams; Lifelong Memories From Bath Advanced Studies England: Bath - ASE Study Centre

"I learned how to independently find my way in a new place and rely on myself."

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09/26/2016 A Second Home DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I learned to be responsible and to take care of myself while I was abroad. It was worthwhile to live on my own in a new city because I learned to be independent."

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09/22/2016 Short But Profitable Program API (Academic Programs International): Grenoble - Université des Alpes

"I felt more comfortable communicating with locals in French. It was definitely worthwhile."

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09/21/2016 This Is Rome IES Abroad: Milan - Study Abroad With IES Abroad

"Language skills. Yes"

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09/10/2016 Interesting But Fast Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Tokyo

"I learned how to live on my own and get out my Wellesley bubble. As well as Japanese culture. Yes it was worthwhile. "

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09/08/2016 Academically Rigorous And A Great Social Year University of Oxford - Visiting Students

"It was fully worthwhile, I appreciated the focus on my course and the social atmosphere."

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09/07/2016 It Was A Great Learning Experience Queen Mary University of London / QMUL: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to be more independent in life and with learning in general."

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09/07/2016 A Most Enjoyable Independent Life Full Of Struggle And Adventure King's College London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about race and postcolonial consequences for Britain as a nation that has conquered and is now, like the United States, diverse in population. I learned a lot about and enjoyed British culture, such as going to the pub with my newly made lads and enjoying high tea. The food and fun in London was incredible. I had..."

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09/06/2016 My Favorite Semester In My Favorite City University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Independence, confidence and spontaneity- absolutely worthwhile "

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09/05/2016 A Once In A Lifetime Experience For All Students! Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP): Oxford - Study Abroad at Oxford University

"The tutorial system on its own is very different from the class system in the US. Under the system, I learned to be an independent learner and improved my communication skills. This experience abroad was definitely worthwhile, wish it were longer."

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09/01/2016 Deutschland... Ich Werde Dich Vermissen! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Mainz

"I not only improved my German, but I also improved academic and life skills with the help of this program. I believe both my writing and communication skills have improved, which will help me in Wellesley and beyond. I was also able to explore a new place and meet people who challenged the way I view the world. It was definitely..."

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09/01/2016 Improved My Arabic A Lot Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman

"Language skills- definitely worth it as I could not have done the same at my home institution."

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08/31/2016 Challenging, But Rewarding St Peter's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

"I learned how to learn advanced physics by myself. I found the culture at Oxford unique and memorable."

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08/30/2016 Lost In London: A Romance University College London (UCL): London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned how to live independently, navigate a big city, and put myself out there. You are definitely not coddled like you are at Wellesley - you have to rely on yourself. My good time is attributed to the city itself. London is amazing and has so many opportunities for fun around every corner. I can't wait to go back!"

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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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