University Partnerships

Wesleyan University has over time signed various agreements with foreign universities and institutions in support of student and faculty international exchange and for the purpose of fostering worldwide connections among our alumni. We are eager to help expand upon this network of exchanges insofar as it is fundamental to the Fries Center for Global Studies's mission.

  • Kansai Gaidai University

    Wesleyan University has partnered with Kansai Gaidai University in Kirakata, Japan to welcome a Japanese Foreign Language Teaching Assistant each year who supports Japanese language teaching and learning on campus.

  • Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po)
    Wesleyan University has agreed formally with the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) to allow for an undergraduate student exchange between the two institutions. Wesleyan students interested in attending Sciences Po should visit the Office of Study Abroad for more information.
  • Universidad de los Andes

    Our exchange agreement with the Universidad de los Andes allows Wesleyan students to study for a semester or year in Bogota, Colombia, at one of Latin America's most prestigious institutions. Students interested in attending the Universidad de los Andes should visit the Office of Study Abroad for more information.

    Wesleyan University also hosts a Spanish Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) each year from the Universidad de los Andes. UA students interested in becoming an FLTA at Wesleyan should contact their home institution.

  • University of Bologna

    Through the Eastern College Consortium (E.C.Co.) Program, Vassar College, Wellesley College, and Wesleyan University partner with the University of Bologna to offer our students the opportunity to study for a semester or year at Italy's oldest and highly prestigious university.

    Through this partnership Wesleyan also hosts yearly an Italian Foreign Language Teaching Assistant who supports supports Italian language teaching and learning on campus.

    The agreement also allows faculty from these three insitutions to participate in a 1-2 week exchange in Bologna. Please click here for more details related to the faculty exchange.

  • University College Cork
    In partnership with the University College Cork, Wesleyan University supports the exchange of undergraduate students between institutions, specifically those within the Music Department. Wesleyan students interested in attending University of York should visit the Office of Study Abroad for more information. University of York students wishing to study at Wesleyan University should contact your home institution.
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

    Wesleyan maintains its Program in Madrid at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in partnership with Vassar College. Thanks to a special agreement between Wesleyan and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, program participants are eligible to enroll in classes at this institution as well. Wesleyan University also welcomes two Spanish Foreign Language Teaching Assistants each year from the Complutense as well as two undergraduate students from the Universidad Carlos III.

    Students from the Complutense Universidad de Madrid and the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid interested in visiting Wesleyan University as a Foreign Language Teaching Assistant or as undergraduate exchange students should contact their home institutions to apply.

  • University of Paris

    Wesleyan maintains its Program in Paris in partnership with Vassar College. This agreement allows program participants to enroll in courses at any of the following University of Paris campuses: Paris III, Paris IV, Paris VII and Paris XII. Through our agreements with Paris III, Paris IV, and Paris VII, Wesleyan welcomes two French Foreign Language Teaching Assistant yearly, who supports supports French language teaching and learning on campus.

    Wesleyan students should visit the Office of Study Abroad for information about applying to study on the Vassar/Wesleyan Paris program. University of Paris students interested in the FLTA position at Wesleyan should contact their home institution.

  • University of Sussex

    By formal agreement Wesleyan students from the English Department are eligible to apply to study for a semester or year at the University of Sussex in England. Interested students should visit the Office of Study Abroad for further information.

  • University of York
    A formal exchange agreement with the University of York (England) allows for the exchange of undergraduate students between that insitution and Wesleyan University, with priority for students in Wesleyan's College of Social Studies at Weselyan University and York's School of Politics, Economics, and Philosophy. Interested Wesleyan students should visit the Office of Study Abroad for the more information. Interested York students should contact your home institution.