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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Short-Term Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Short-Term Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Environmental Science, Health & Human Services, History, Latin American Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, Politics, Public Health, Social Policy & Administration, Sociology
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Kara Pike Inman, Stephanie Leroy
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
  • Earn 3 semester credits during a 2-week January term studying abroad in San José, Costa Rica.
  • Select a course from either Costa Rican Health Care System and Tropical Medicine or a social science course, Conflict Resolution and Health Care, both taught in English.
  • Homestay accommodations in San José with a Costa Rican family (includes internet access).
  • To help you get a true taste of Costa Rican culture, the AIFS team in San José arranges a variety of cultural and social activities such as a tour of the National Theater, walking tours and a visit to indoor markets to learn about Costa Rican food and produce.
  • An optional 3-day excursion to Manuel Antonio National Park is also available.
  • Transcripts issued by Veritas University. 
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants.  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.