Study Abroad in Eastern Lowlands

11 Study Abroad Programs in Eastern Lowlands

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Participants in this Institute for Global Studies program will assist curators in the running of a butterfly garden in Costa Rica. Interns will help on all levels of the operation: butterfly collection, interpretation to the public, and maintenance of the facility. This is a great opportunity to learn about the diversity of Monteverde through the wings of its most spectacular creatures. The int...

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Train to be an outdoor professional and gain important leadership skills! With our Leadership Semester, you will learn to set up belay systems, organize rescues, provide wilderness medical care, guide rafts down world-class rivers, lead groups through the Costa Rican rainforest and scuba dive in Bocas del Toro, Panama. You will engage with the locals and learn first-hand how to survive in the C...

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Before experiencing the thrill of working with turtles in the wild, experience the thrills of the Costa Rican jungle. The Class III rapids of the Sarapiqui don't disappoint. Next, we settle into our Field Station on the beaches of Tortuguero. Get down in the trenches, assisting biologists by marking turtle nests, counting eggs, and more. From there it's off to El Ostinal, Nicaragua, to explore ...

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CELL's unique study abroad programs focus on sustainability through community and are designed for students who believe that they can make a difference in the world: students who would like to play an active role in creating long-term solutions to problems facing our global communities and environment. Semester programs consist of a combination of structured course work, field-learning experien...

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Join a Spanish Immersion Course in Costa Rica. Participants can choose from the following programs: - Adventure Program: Lessons Monday through Friday + Weekend trips anywhere in Costa Rica - Custom-made program (9 hours per week as a minimum) - Combination: Group lessons + private lessons - Individual lessons (9 - 15 hours per week) - Group lessons (20 - 30 hours per week, Monday throug...

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The Green Business Tour purpose is to study and learn about green practices from different viewpoints: agro industrial businesses, universities, non governmental institutions, communities, multinational as well as Costa Rican industries and recycling and waste management operations. Topics and visits include The Rain Forest of Braulio Carrillo National Park, white water rafting and Chocolat...

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Global, public, and environmental health are inextricably intertwined. As an OTS student studying global health issues in Costa Rica, you will see first hand that tropical diseases and their cultural contexts are varied and challenging. Students considering careers in public health and policy, medicine, and other health-related areas will have the unique opportunity to experience and research t...