Application Deadline & Fee

Program Cancelled
*The application fee is non-refundable

Program Dates

May 14 - 28, 2021
2 Weeks

Program Details

UVU students will join with students from KAPS (Kosovo Academy for Public Safety) in exploring topics comparing justice systems and approaches to homeland security in United States and abroad. Following morning classes, students will spend their afternoons and evenings touring local historical and cultural sites.

On the weekend students may choose to take tours of neighboring Balkan countries:
- Greece, Albania, Macedonia (Tour 1)
- Bosnia, Croatia, and Montenegro (Tour 2).  

Program Sites:

  • Vushtrri, Kosovo

Anticipated Curriculum

*Students must enroll in one of the following courses.

CJ470G Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
Prerequisite(s): CJ 2350 and *University Advanced Standing

ESMG 3710 Comparative Approaches to Homeland Security
Prerequisite(s): *University Advanced Standing

ESMG6110 Disaster Vulnerability and Impact
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Masters of Public Services Program

CJ 6220 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Masters of Public Services Program

*University Advanced Standing - 24 credits completed, GPA 2.0 or higher MAT 1030 and ENGL 2010 or equivalent.

Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.5

Physical requirements: Significant daily walking and working with groups of people.

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office for Global Engagement if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

Fee Covers in-country housing and some transportation, and international insurance.


*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes.

Additional Estimated Costs

The student is responsible for these additional costs
UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1500)
Option Side Trips ($1200 covers food, transportation, lodging, fees)
Discretionary spending ($200)
Passport ($135)
All students are required to pay a $75 non-refundable application fee.


There are some scholarship opportunities that are available from UVU and nationally. These scholarships are competitve and have varing application dates. Please click on the following here for more information.

Financial Aid

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Speak to a Financial Aid Advisor for more information (BA 105). 

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Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.