The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the American University in Kosovo Foundation Inc, a grant to implement the Transformational Leadership Program – Immersion and Public Service Courses. This page is dedicated to the Immersion Courses, (also referred to as the American University Prep. Program – AUPP).

The AUPP program is designed to meet the general academic needs of prospective university and graduate students. It will raise their English language proficiency levels and strengthen essential mathematical competencies. Students requiring remedial courses in English or Mathematics or who wish to prepare for additional undergraduate education in the United States will be offered extra training appropriate to their educational level. Students who are well prepared for direct admittance into American Graduate programs will be able to move directly into the AUPP Regular Courses. RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) will provide services aimed at improving encouraging and improving the likelihood of the success of students planning to attend universities in the United States.

Over a five-year period RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) will provide AUPP training for up to 1,150 students.

This is the last cohort of USAID TLP Immersion Courses


USAID Transformational Leadership Program

The purpose of the Transformational Leadership Program is to develop a cadre of leaders to drive significant change in Kosovo aimed at priority economic, political, and social development areas. This is to be accomplished through a five-year Cooperative Agreement that will facilitate higher education scholarships, professional certifications, in-country training in immersion and public service, internships, exchanges and partnerships between Kosovo and American universities, with the aim of creating a lasting impact on Kosovo’s socio-economic development.