A superb study abroad experience awaits you in this beautiful Mediterranean
city: exciting excursions throughout Spain, white-sand beaches only a short
away, and courses in history, community development, health, and more!
Live, intern, and study in San José, the cosmopolitan capital of Costa Rica
that is bursting at the seams with museums, restaurants, shopping malls,
and nightclubs! Outdoor adventure awaits you in Costa Rica, a country
renowned for its eco-tourism. And you can study Tropical Marine Biology
or Tropical Ecology and Resource Management in two focused programs
offered in the summer and in January.
Courses in English and Spanish with local professors on an urban campus
minutes from the heart of San José. Explore the city, as well as beautiful
nearby national parks, picturesque mountain villages, and
relaxed beach towns.
Spend five weeks of your summer studying Spanish (at any level) and health
care in a unique and hands-on learning environment. Live with a local family and explore the markets,
restaurants, and salsa clubs of
Why Summer Study Abroad in Costa Rica
We offer two unique summer study abroad programs in Costa Rica! In both, you will get the opportunity to study Spanish abroad and perfect your language skills. For either five or eight weeks, you can earn credits in Spanish language, language and culture, and an elective course with our general summer study abroad program. If you choose our more specific program, Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica, you will spend five weeks learning more about international health and studying health-related vocabulary in Spanish.