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Spanish and Community Engagement in Costa Rica



Degree Level


Subject Areas

  • Business
  • Conflict Studies
  • Conservation & Preservation
  • Culture
  • Development Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
  • Foreign Language
  • Geography
  • Government
  • History
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • Languages & Linguistics
  • Latin American Studies
  • Leadership
  • Liberal Arts
  • Public Health
  • Service Learning
  • Social Policy
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Women's Studies

Cost in US$:

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Program Fees Include:

Cost includes on-site orientation, arrival and departure transportation to the airport, visa assistance provided by the ICDS-affiliated lawyer, a Student Welfare Coordinator (who is a licensed counselor) on staff, and a homestay for the duration of the program which provides two meals per day (three on weekends), a private furnished room, laundry service, and a guarantee to be the only non-family member in the house.

Cost also includes academic credits which transfer easily back to the student's home university, a field trip in each class, multiple excursions, and monthly cultural activities.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Written Application