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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Semester, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Fact Sheet:
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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: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Housing Options: Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biology, Business, Communications, Culture, Ecology, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Hospitality Management, Independent Study, International Business, International Relations, Internships, Latin American Studies, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Service Learning, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Sports Science, Tourism
Program Type: internship abroad, study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.6
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
  • Earn up to 19 credits as a student intern abroad in Costa Rica; 2 years of college-level Spanish or the equivalent is required.
  • Live in a Costa Rican homestay.
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as walking tours, film club, illustrators club, a visit to the Teatro Nacional, cooking class, visits to local museums and markets and more; volunteer opportunities are also available.
  • Trips include a 3-day excursion to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs Spa and Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, a 3-day visit to Manuel Antonio National Park and a day trip to tour a coffee plantation and visit La Marta Wildlife Refuge.
  • Optional excursions include a 2-day Sarapiquí hiking and rafting trip and 4-day visit to Bocas del Toro, Panama.
  • Tuition and transcripts provided by the Universidad Veritas.
 
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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.