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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Semester, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1-first year, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Housing Options: Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Animal Science, Architectural History, Architecture, Art, Art History, Arts, Biology, Botany, Business, Communication, Communications, Culture, Culture,, Design, Ecology, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Film, Film & Media Study, Gender Studies, Global Studies, Government, Health & Human Services, Health Science, History, Human Rights, Interior Design, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Internships, Latin American Studies, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Peace & Conflict Studies, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation, Political Science, Politics, Pre-Health, Print Making, Product Design, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Religion/Theology, Social Policy & Administration, Sociology, Spanish, Sports Science, Tourism, Women's Studies
Program Type: internship abroad, study abroad, Volunteer Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
Spend a semester or academic year in San José with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 23 credits per semester from Universidad Veritas through various courses and internship opportunities. Courses are taught in English and Spanish. No previous Spanish language study is required for most programs.

Universidad Veritas offers an internship program and volunteer opportunities. Their Spanish Language and Internship Program welcomes students with an advanced level of Spanish. It combines a 4-week Spanish language course with a 12-week internship placement based on your major. 

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including: 
  • Costa Rican cooking classes
  • Visits to local museums and historical sites
  • A 3-day trip to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs and Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • A 3-day trip to the beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day trip Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and Sarchi artisans.
Optional excursions include a 2-day trip hiking and rafting in Sarapiquí and a 4-day trip to Panama.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.