Study Abroad in Guanacaste

18 Study Abroad Programs in Guanacaste

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This Institute for Global Studies program will focus on biodiversity, from forest canopies to coral reefs, in Costa Rica as students conduct field studies in three specific areas: reef environments, avian wildlife, and after dark ecology. Prior field research experience is not required. All necessary skills of data acquisition and analysis will be taught on-site. At each fo the study sites in G...

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Costa Rica is perhaps best known for its ecological diversity and the abolition of its army. In lieu of a military, it has an "army" of teachers and healthcare workers, positioning Costa Rica uniquely in the region in terms of human development. In addition to internships in education and the public health sector, ICADS' internship program offers over 65 placements in areas of areas of environm...

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With so much to do in Costa Rica, we understand that you don't want to spend the majority of your vacation in the classroom. However, you may want to learn or practice Spanish at some point during your trip. Our One Day Courses are just 4 hours long and designed to jumpstart your Spanish and get you ready to communicate throughout your stay in Costa Rica! Our fun classes make it easy to lear...

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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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For those looking to combine training of the body and mind, NSI's Spanish & Yoga program combines the best of what Nosara has to offer. As a world-class yoga teacher training destination, Nosara has an abundance of expert yoga instructors and first class yoga studios. In this program students can participate in our 10 or 20-hour Spanish course and schedule their yoga classes before or after t...

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This is a unique study abroad program designed for students seeking real adventure. Students will be able to get up in the morning, go surfing (or have a lesson), have a lecture or discussion on a topic related to sustainable tourism, get fully immersed in a local coastal culture during an afternoon activity, surf again, and then have a locally caught fresh feast before settling down by the cam...

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Students interested in preparing for global business realities can enroll in an internship experience while learning Spanish in Costa Rica. The ULACIT Internship + Spanish Experience allows students to earn credit and gain international experience thanks to its partnerships with leading multinational corporations and small and medium enterprises in Costa Rica. The Spanish program is a bim...

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WorldStrides is calling out to students interested in all areas related to environmental science to join our Costa Rica: Research in the Rainforest, which is part of the Smithsonian University Travel Program. Participants get to investigate the nation’s spectacular landscape along with expert scientists. The areas of study are Volcanology, Ornithology, Forest Ecology, Ecology, and Biology. Acti...

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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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Get a general introduction to the complex heritage and social evolution of Costa Rica that focuses on the historical development and present-day dynamics of economy, society, natural resources, and culture in this program from the University of Louisiana--Lafayette. Students in the program will gain a deeper understanding of cultural identity within what is considered the most economically and ...