Bard Abroad in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

How to Apply

How to Apply

How to Apply


  • Undergraduate students at North American colleges or universities  are invited to apply. 
  • Applicants are typically second-, third-, and fourth-year students.
  • First year students are welcome to apply to the summer practicum program, and should contact the program regarding semester eligibility.


Application deadlines are as follows:
March 1 Summer Practicum, Bishkek
April 1 Fall semester or academic year
November 1 Spring semester

Early applications are strongly encouraged. Applicants should receive notification of their admission status within two weeks of completing the application process.

Passport and Visa Requirements

At the time of application, students must have a valid passport, be in the process of obtaining a new passport, or be in the process of renewing a current passport. According to US immigration regulations, passports must be valid for a minimum of six months after the program end date.