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Bard-Smolny Study Abroad Program
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 04/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 08/20/2015 12/27/2015
NOTE: Students must arrive in Saint Petersburg on or by the above start date. The optional group flight leaves New York's JFK International Airport August 19, 2015.
Academic Year 2015-2016 04/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 08/20/2015 06/07/2016
NOTE: Students must arrive in Saint Petersburg on or by the above start date. The optional group flight leaves New York's JFK International Airport August 19, 2015. Spring 2016 dates are still subject to change.
Spring 2016 10/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Admission is competitive and space is limited. Students are encouraged to apply in advance of our application deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
Number of Credits: 15
Minimum GPA Required:
3.0
Language of Instruction: English, Russian
Language Prerequisite:
Russian
Language Proficiency Required: 2 years college-level Russian Housing Options: Homestay, Hostel
Internship Option?: Yes
Program Description:
Fall 2014 Program Dates
August 13:  (Optional) group flight departs JFK Airport
August 14:  Students arrive in St. Petersburg
August 15-16:  Orientation; move into host families
August 18 - 29:  Russian Language Intensive classes
September 1:  Smolny classes begin
     *Smolny Academic Calendar
December 28:        Students depart

Spring 2015 Program Dates
January 21:  (Optional) group flight departs JFK Airport
January 22:  Students arrive in St. Petersburg
January 23-24:  Orientation; move into host families
January 26 - February 6:  Russian Language Intensive classes
February 9:  Smolny classes begin
     *Smolny Academic Calendar
June 7:        Students depart