AIFS Semester or Academic Year in Costa Rica

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Spend a semester or academic year in San Jose, Costa Rica with AIFS! Earn up to 23 credits/semester at Veritas University. Courses taught in English and Spanish.
An internship program and volunteer opportunities are available to help you make the most of your semester abroad. A Spanish Language and Internship Program is open to students with an advanced level of Spanish and a minimum of 2 years of college Spanish. Volunteer opportunities are also available. Placements made upon arrival.
Live in a homestay within walking distance of campus. Daily breakfast and dinner, weekly laundry service, and internet access are included.
Cultural and social activities will include walking tours of the city, Costa Rican cooking classes, and museum and site visits. A 3-day trip to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, and Monteverde Cloud Forest, a 3-day trip to Manuel Antonio National Park, and a Cartago Coffee Tour + La Marta Wildlife Refuge day trip are included.
Optional excursions also available.

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  • 3-day trip to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, and Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • 3-day trip to Manuel Antonio National Park

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Transformational Experience in Costa Rica!

I had the most amazing time studying Spanish and Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica last year. I went bungee jumping, zip lining through the cloud forest, surfing on two coasts...I can't begin to describe all of the amazing experiences. AIFS was a great program to study abroad with, I definitely recommend them. Very organized thorough, friendly...absolutely wonderful experience.

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