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Wellesley College Research Guides

Fellowship Applicants: Library Support for Students & Alums

Getting Started

The following sources can be helpful for identifying and investigating institutions abroad for your research. Once you identify institutions, their websites are often the best source of information.

Directories of Institutions


College and university rankings can provide insight into the prestige of an institution. However, rankings are proprietary, and organizations are not always transparent on how they are determined.