Skip to content

Host Country Laws

When studying abroad it is important to become familiar with the laws of the country you are visiting.  The laws and consequences may substantially differ from our laws in the US.  Do some research prior to your departure on these areas to ensure you are familiar with the laws and the consequences of violating the law.
 
If arrested, you are subject to the host country's laws and neither Kirkwood Community College nor the U.S. Embassy can protect you from the local legal consequences.. While on a Kirkwood Community College study abroad program, you are responsible for obeying all local laws. If Kirkwood hears reports that program participants are breaking local laws, they will be confronted with the issue and may be asked to leave the program at their own expense.