Bard College: Bishkek - Study Abroad at American University of Central Asia

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Students interested in Central Asia should take advantage of this opportunity to study in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan at the American University of Central Asia. Direct enrollment in a premiere Central Asian university will constitute the main focus of st... read more

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A student studying abroad with Bard College: Bishkek - Study Abroad at American University of Central Asia
I know some of these are going to sound cheesy but I learned more about my own prejudices and misconceptions about people. This experience challenged my thinking about the U.S., Russia, Soviet times, propaganda, culture, religion, etc. I learned just how we assume things about each other and the history we learn in classrooms is... - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned so much about Central Asian history, culture, languages, and customs while living in Kyrgyzstan. Anyone interested in learning a Turkic language, understanding the complexities of the Soviet Union, practicing Russian, or living a nomadic life should definitely consider studying abroad with this program. It was definite... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I was able to explore a new region of the world, be immersed in a culture that few in the States are even aware of, create lasting friendships, take courses in disciplines I would otherwise not have explored. I am so grateful I had the opportunity to spend a semester in Bishkek. - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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Students interested in Central Asia should take advantage of this opportunity to study in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan at the American University of Central Asia. Direct enrollment in a premiere Central Asian university will constitute the main focus of students' academic experience, with separate offerings in Russian language, Kyrgyz language, and a full liberal arts curriculum available. The language of instruction is English. Outside of the classroom, participants gain sensitivity to the region's unique traditions and are exposed first-hand to its contemporary development. 

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Russian Language, Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Central Asian Studies
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Political Science and Government
  • Sociology
Minimum GPA:
3.0
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