RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) was established in 2003 in Pristina. In 2008 it was singled out by the British Accreditation Council as “a model of good practice for the delivery of undergraduate and taught postgraduate programs.” RIT Kosovo is Kosovo’s only institution of higher education awarding American degrees. RIT Kosovo offers a Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts and Sciences degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology. RIT Kosovo strives to simultaneously offer its students an education that would make them contributors in building a democratic and prosperous country but also be competitive throughout the world.

RIT Kosovo Website

view of KosovoAcademic Year

Fall: Mid-September to mid-December

Spring: Mid-January to mid-May

Summer Peace and Conflict Program: Mid-June to mid-July

Course Offerings

RIT Kosovo offers many different courses covering a wide variety of topics. Kosovo has courses in Accounting and Business, Communications, Economics, Fine Arts, Human Resources, Information Science and Technologies, Math and Science, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology , Sociology and more. Learn more about their course offerings.

Learn more about their course offerings.

Summer Peace & Conflict Program

RIT Kosovo offers a one-month summer program that includes tours of Kosovo and surrounding countries and delves into regional political and social history. Students will be able to meet with diplomats, government officials and NGO activists. Course content is focused on conflict transformation, human rights, and violent extremism.

Learn more about the Peace and Conflict Program.

RIT accommodationsAccommodation

RIT Kosovo provides housing accommodation for its students. The student hostel is located on campus for comfort, safety, and security. There are 8 apartments available in the hostel, each apartment has the capacity to accommodate 2-3 students. Each apartment contains a sleeping area, a shared hall, a kitchen, and a bathroom.

More information about accommodation options

CostsRIT accommodations

MSUB students studying abroad at RIT Kosovo pay MSUB tuition. Students pay room and board to RIT Kosovo directly upon arrival.

The cost of living in the university hostel is €90 ($105)/monthly. This cost covers electricity, water, wireless, and free parking.


Students who plan to study in Kosovo for longer than 90 days within a 6-month period must apply for a Temporary Residence Permit once in Kosovo at Pristina’s Division for Foreigners, Visa and Residence Permit. This permit is not required for the short-term summer program. To apply for a Temporary Residence Permit, you will need to provide proof of local health insurance and an official police background check report.

The US Department of State'sKosovo International Travel Information page provides more information about  entry policies and relevant information.

Health Insurance

To ensure comprehensive and quality coverage, all study abroad students are required to enroll in insurance that is provided through the designated Montana University System insurance provider. Please consult with the Study Abroad Coordinator for further information. This insurance is affordable with a typical semester averaging about $250.