AIFS Gap Year Programs: San José, Costa Rica

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Earn up to 23 credits through a wide variety of courses at Veritas University in San Jose, the lively capital of Costa Rica. Study Spanish, art, business, history, psychology, environmental studies, political science, communications and more. No previous Spanish study is required.

Live with a local family and receive 2 meals a day in a homestay within walking distance to campus. Enjoy a range of cultural activities including tours in and around San Jose, museum visits, dance lessons and trips to Poas, La Paz Waterfall, Manuel Antonio Park, Arenal Volcano, and more. Optional excursions include Panama and a turtle reserve. Volunteer and internship opportunities also available.

San Jose offers the amenities of a big city while being within reach of two coasts. The climate, amazing landscape and the relaxed attitude of the "Tico" people make it an ideal place to experience Latin America and all it has to offer.

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