Kosovo is a small country in the Balkan region of Eastern Europe. It is a very young nation, having established independence from Serbia in 2008. Kosovo is land-locked, mountainous country that shares borders with Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, and Macedonia. The capital of Kosovo, Prishtina, is a vibrant city offering many opportunities for all interest areas. Additionally, Kosovo is a young country demographically with 42% of the population below the age of 25.
Working Worldwide: Kosovo is one piece of a larger state-to-state relationship between Kosovo and Iowa. Drake is one of several higher education institutions in Iowa working with Kosovar partners, along with other sectors such as agriculture, private business, youth athletics, and even law enforcement.