Study Abroad Costa Rica

STUDY ABROAD COSTA RICA

PROPOSAL

We propose you three programs to visit Costa Rica, learn Spanish and grow as a person, choosing the focus of your preference: business, history or sustainability.

Also you can define how long you want to enjoy, by telling us the time you have, or choosing one of our specific duration programs: 1 week, 2 weeks, and the Full South Costa Rica, which gives to the visitors 16 weeks of trips, and class.

For the good learning this programs are development with Spanish classes, lectures, and complemented with visits to companies, academic trips, and cultural/tourist tours.

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3 TOPICS ACCORDING TO STUDENT’S CHOICE

Business

This program gives you a quick view about Costa Rican economy and development of south region, based on the visit and learning about the local companies such as:

Coopealianza:

one of the top five, finances cooperative company of the country, based in the balance between financial and social needs.

COOPEAGRI:

One of the most important companies of the Costa Rica´s south, with more than 20 different services such as coffee, sugar production, supermarkets, gas stations, medical services and more.

AIRPORT CITY PROJECT:

Is the organization Public-Private in charge to the development of an international airport terminal with the best global standards.

PEREZ ZELEDON LOCAL GOVERMENT:

in charge of the local city development local projects, taxes, administrative services, civic activities, public buildings, neighbor’s organizations and more.

History

This program is a mix of the cultural and historical knowledge, taking you to awesome buildings, and beautiful natural places like

COSTA RICA CENTRAL BANK MUSEUM:

an extraordinary building located in the heart of Costa Rica´s capital, in charge of manage, preserve, research and disseminate the archeological, visual arts and numismatics collections.

COSTA RICA NATIONAL MUSEUM:

Historic collection composed by about 33.544 objects, base for several investigations from students and professionals in different areas. Where you will discover the lifestyle of ancient cultures starting 12,000 years B.C. up to the arrival of the Spaniards, 1,500 years A.D.

GUAYABO NATIONAL MONUMENT:

The largest and most important archaeological site in Costa Rica. It protects archaeological structures influenced by pre-Columbian groups of North and South America. They’re evidence of the development of a native population before they disappeared in 1400 A.D

THE PARK OF STONE SPHERES:

Declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in June 2014, where you will see and learn about the pre-Columbian Stones spheres, meaning , meaning and it particularly distribution in the south area of Costa Rica.

Sustainability

Costa Rica owns the 5% of the biodiversity of the world, this program will teach you how we do it, giving you the contact with nature and activities to preserve it with visits to

LOS QUETZALES NATIONAL PARK:

In a protected high mountain, of the Biological Reserve Cerro Vueltas, with spectacular lands and beautiful birds, covering the grounds and state farms acquired around the reserve.

MARINO BALLENA NATIONAL PARK:

protects 5,510 hectares of beach, mangrove, lowland rainforest and marine habitats and is named after the Humpback Whales that migrate here each year from December to April to give birth before returning to the frigid waters to the north.

QUEBRADAS BIOLOGICAL CENTER (FUDEBIOL):

A non-profit organization that protects and conserve the natural resources of the Quebradas River Basin, the aquifer recharge area of the drinking water aqueduct which supplies 100,000 habitants in the city of San Isidro de El General.

ECOCHONTALES WATERFALLS:

A beautiful waterfall of 63 meters high in free fall, just 32 kilometers south from our university campuses. It´s a family farm with a small touristic business near to the Waterfall.

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Contact

Global Learning: (506) 2460-2638

globallearning@uisil.ac.cr

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