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Bard Abroad in St Petersburg, Russia: Smolny College


Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer


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Degree Level


Subject Areas

  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art & Fine Arts
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Relations
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian & East European Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Theater
  • Theology
  • Women's Studies

Cost in US$:

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Program Fees Include:

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Experience Required


    Semester or Academic Year Students must have taken 2 or more years of college-level Russian (or its equivalent). All applicants are required to take a Russian language assessment as part of the application process. Summer students need at least 1 year of college-level Russian. Student who have one year of Russian language and complete the 8-week summer program are then able to continue in to the fall semester or academic year. (the 8-week summer program is the equivalent of one year of Russian language study). Heritage speakers can attend during the fall/spring, but cannot be accommodated during the summer.

This Program is open to

Canadian and American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel

in Groups

Scholarships are Available

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Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 Weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network