Application Deadline & Fee

February 8, 2020; $75

Program Dates

June 4- June 20, 2020 (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

The student is responsible for these additional 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.


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 & Employee Tuition Waivers

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). 

Employee Tuition Waivers (for dependants of UVU employees) may be used for Study Abroad tuition. See Human Resources for more information.

Program Director

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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.