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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Internship, Study Abroad Provider Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Foreign Language
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Home-Stay Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.6
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biology, Business, Communication, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Independent Study, International Business, International Relations, Internships, Latin American Studies, Liberal Studies, Physical Education, Service Learning, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish
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.