Smolny College

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Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Смольный институт свободных искусств и наук
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Established 1999
Type Liberal Arts
Director Valery Monakhov
Academic staff 47
Undergraduates 350
Location Saint Petersburg, Russia
Campus Urban
Website www.smolny.org

Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Russian: Смо́льный институ́т свободных искусств и наук) is a liberal arts college located in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is the product of a collaboration between Bard College and Saint Petersburg State University. It has the distinction of being the first liberal arts college in Russia.

Smolny opened in October 1999, with 78 students. Students who complete the four-year course receive a B.A. in liberal arts both from Bard College and from Saint Petersburg State University. Students from Bard and other American colleges who attend Smolny earn Bard College credit, and Bard students attending Smolny pay Bard tuition.

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