Short-Term (Includes J-Term, May Term and Non-Summer Intensive Months)
Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Sciences
Improve your fluency, delve into local culture, and learn about environmental issues in a country known for its amazing biodiversity. Designed for all levels of Spanish language proficiency, you’ll take at least one Spanish language course and choose from a range of electives.
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología
Hone your international business knowledge in courses with local and international students, where you’ll explore economics, finance, marketing, and more in a global context. Courses are taught in English, but you have the option to take Spanish language courses.
Acquire the language skills and understanding of cultural elements that may come into play when working with Spanish-speaking patients. Designed for students at all levels of Spanish ability who wish to work in the medical and health sciences fields, courses provide insight into Costa Rica's health care system and the unique medical challenges posed by a tropical environment.
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología, Veritas University
Give back to your host community in an experience that combines meaningful service learning placement with academic reflection in a structured environment. Gain hands-on experience with a focus on sustainability studies in the rural community of Pejibaye in Cartago Province.
The Intensive Spanish Language Program allows students of all language levels to focus on language improvement in a short time frame. Your language courses will focus on oral comprehension and expression, listening comprehension, and grammar components appropriate to your language level.
If you’re at an advanced Spanish language level, you can earn academic credit while immersing into local culture and workplaces. Spanish language courses and elective courses complement your hands-on internship.