Study Abroad in North Western Region

33 Study Abroad Programs in North Western Region

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API offers comprehensive study abroad programs in the wonderful Costa Rican city of San Joaquin de Flores. The Instituto San Joaquin de Flores is a colonial-style building built specifically to be an academic and language school. Topics available include Spanish language and culture, history, business, and environmental sciences. There is also a Spanish for Medical Professions summer program -...

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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 well known for its peaceful lifestyle, egalitarian society, stable government, excellent medical care, and extraordinary natural beauty. Known as the Switzerland of Latin America, Costa Rica abolished its military in 1948. Consequently, it has been able to redirect its resources toward the development of its educational system and infrastructure. As a result, today Costa Rica is p...

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Learn Spanish in Costa Rica, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Discover a country of friendly people and breathtaking scenery. The mountainous landscape is dotted with volcanoes, cascading waterfalls, and rushing rivers. Costa Rica is situated between two coastlines, the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, giving it miles of stunning seashore that supports an amazing array of s...

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The city of Heredia, located in central Costa Rica, is a beautiful small city known as one of the most historic in the country. Among all the lush tropical greenery and neighboring coffee plantations, you’ll find the city’s quaint colonial architecture; perhaps the city’s most notable building being the majestic La Inmaculada Concepción church, built in 1796 and equipped with bells imported fro...

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Heredia is a city that is emblematic of the Costa Rican lifestyle. It is located only a short distance away from San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, and offers many big-city amenities, but life in Heredia is decidedly relaxed, calm and enjoyable. Heredia is a university town with a population of 50,000, featuring many Spanish language schools and programs, and its sizeable student populat...

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Be part of hands-on programs for progressive minds! In ICADS' semester-long Field Program, students gain research experience in both the natural sciences (forest ecology, agro-ecology, soil sciences) and social sciences (sociology, anthropology, history, economics) while learning to address environmental issues from a multidisciplinary perspective. Students are provided with the analyti...

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Our Spanish language school is centrally located in Santo Domingo de Heredia. From this central and convenient location our students have easy access to central Heredia and are also minutes away from central San Jose. The Spanish language school offers excellent Spanish language programs for beginner to advanced level Spanish students in both group and individual classes. If you can't decide wh...

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The Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy is the premier study abroad program in the world for massage therapy certification. This four-month, United States-recognized program is a complete educational experience. Located at the edge of the rain forest in the remote village of Samara in Costa Rica, the school boasts a spectacular campus. Beautifully designed and built for the school, this lush t...

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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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The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester programs in Costa Rica provides the opportunity for students to examine the effects of globalization on classic development issues such as agriculture, biodiversity protection, economic development, urban sprawl, population growth, waste management, and water resources. Student research analyzes different development and resource management models...

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WAYRA Spanish School is located at the beautiful Tamarindo Beach, on the west coast of Costa Rica, and offers since 1996 a full Spanish immersion program. Recognized as a DELE examination center and associated with the Instituto de Cervantes, we are the perfect choice for students that want to learn Spanish in a serious environment but at the same time would like to enjoy the beaches and the ma...