Application Deadline & Fee

February 8, 2019; $75 

Program Dates

June 4- June 20, 2019 (2 weeks)

Program Details

Students will be involved in teaching CERT to local emergency responders, university students, community volunteers at KAPS, and Struga, Macedonia.

Program Sites:

  • Skopje, Macedonia
  • Vushtrri, Kosovo
  • Tirana, Albania
  • Northern Greece

Anticipated Curriculum

*Students must enroll in one of the following courses.

ESMG 489R Special Topics in Emergency Management
Prerequisite(s): *University Advanced Standing

MPS Master's Level Course TBD
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

UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1200)
Meals ($60)
Some local transport ($20)
Discretionary spending ($100)
Passport ($135)
All students are required to pay a $75 non-refundable application fee.

Tuition Waivers

Please contact the UVU Benefits Office for more information. In certain instances, tuition waivers may not apply for an international program.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Applicant must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA 105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.

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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.