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  • Locations: Belgrade, Serbia; Budva, Croatia; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Plitvice Lakes, Croatia; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Split, Croatia; Zadar, Croatia; Zagreb, Croatia
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Model: Faculty-led Language of Instruction: English
Class Status: 1 - Freshman, 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Program Type: Study abroad
Language Level: 0 - None Minimum GPA: 2.0
Program Leader: Jennifer Miskec Housing: Hotel
Program Description:
Program Overview | Course Description | Prerequisites | Information Sessions | Itinerary | Housing | Program Costs | Scholarships and Grants | More Information 

Children's Literature in Croatia 


Program Overview

Study in Eastern Europe along the beautiful Adriatic coast with Longwood students and faculty. This course will consider how the politics of place—history, culture, and conflict—influence the production of Croatian, Bosnian, and Serbian children’s and adolescent literature and culture. 

Course Description

ENGL 445: Studies in Children's Literature: Youth Literature and Culture in the Context of Conflict: Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia: Advanced study in the field of Children's Literature, including discussion of both primary and secondary works in the field, with an emphasis on theoretical perspectives. 



Information Sessions

  • Monday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m., Grainger 116


  • May 21 – June 8, 2017
  • Program highlights include:
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • World class beaches on the "Pearl of the Adriatic"
    • Diocletian's Palace
    • Islamic culture in Bosnia
    • Conflict sites and monuments
    • Elementary schools and universities
  • Details TBA
*Note: Itinerary is subject to change*


Students will stay in a hotel.

Program Costs

Program fees (which include airfare) are expected to be about $3,400. Tuition will be billed separately. 

Scholarships and Grants

The Office of International Affairs offers two scholarships:

  • Lancers Abroad Scholarship: up to $500 for short-term programs or $900 for semester programs
  • Presidential Scholarship: up to $2,000 for semester-long programs in which participants are studying in non-Anglophone countries (generally reserved for foreign language majors, but students taking courses in the host language are also encouraged to apply).
  • Global Engagement Scholarship: up to $1,200 for those participating in a faculty-led program; applicants must be Pell Grant recipients to be eligible (including Honors)

Honors students are eligible for separate funding through the Cormier Honors College. Contact Jessi Znosko to get started.

For more information on these and many other scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships page.

More Information 

  • This course meets requirements for the following minors:
    • Honors students
    • ENGL 445: Children's Literature Minor elective
  • Participation in any credit-bearing study abroad program through Longwood will waive General Education Goal 9.
  • Questions about academic content? Contact Dr. Jennifer Miskec or Dr. David Hardin.
  • Questions about the study abroad process for this program? Contact Dr. Emily Kane

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.