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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020
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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Affiliate Provider Program Click here for a definition of this term Term of Travel: Summer
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Biology, Business, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Health Administration, History, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Student Level Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Other, Senior, Sophomore Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Click here for a definition of this term Affiliate Provider: AIFS Housing Options: Homestay
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
Spend the summer in the lively capital of San José, Costa Rica with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 10 credits while studying at Veritas University. Courses are taught in English and Spanish with no previous Spanish language study required.

You’ll begin or improve your Spanish in a Spanish Language and Latin American Culture course. Specialized Spanish courses in business, health and law enforcement are also available. 

Live in a homestay within walking distance of campus where you will have your own bedroom. Your host family will provide a weekly laundry wash and will also provide you with breakfast and dinner daily.

Cultural and social activities will include:
  • Walking tours of San José
  • Costa Rican cooking classes
  • Visits to local museums and historical sites
  • 3-day trip to Manuel Antonio National Park, where you will explore some of the most beautiful beaches on the Central Pacific coast.
An optional, 2-day excursion to the great Arenal Volcano and hot springs spa is also available.
 
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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.
 
     
 

 




Important Notes from the
Office of Education Abroad (OEA) at UNC Charlotte

 

Researching this Program

Many affiliate providers typically will only list minimal information in their brochure above within the OEA database of approved programs as all current information is hosted on their website. Please use the links provided above to research the program information on the affiliate provider's website.

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Application Process

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Academic Credit

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Questions?

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This program is currently not accepting applications.