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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, 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
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 09/26/2020 03/27/2021
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 09/26/2020 12/19/2020

** 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, Spanish Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Architectural History, Architecture, Art, Art History, Arts, Biology, Botany, Business, Classical Studies, Communication Studies, Culture, Design, Ecology, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Fashion Design, Film, Gender Studies, Government, Health & Human Services, Health Science, History, Human Rights, Interdisciplinary Design, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Internships, Latin American Studies, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marketing, Peace & Conflict Studies, Peace Studies, Philosophy and Religion, Photography, Politics, Pre-Health, Print Making, Product Design, Psychology, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Social Policy & Administration, Sociology, Spanish, Sports Science, Tourism, Women's Studies
Minimum GPA: 2.5 High Impact Experiences: Internship, Volunteer
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Kara Pike Inman
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
Spend a semester or academic year in San José with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 23 credits per semester from Universidad Veritas through various courses and internship opportunities. Courses are taught in English and Spanish. No previous Spanish language study is required for most programs.

Universidad Veritas offers an internship program and volunteer opportunities. Their Spanish Language and Internship Program welcomes students with an advanced level of Spanish. It combines a 4-week Spanish language course with a 12-week internship placement based on your major. 

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including: 
  • Costa Rican cooking classes
  • Visits to local museums and historical sites
  • A 3-day trip to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs and Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • A 3-day trip to the beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day trip Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and Sarchi artisans.
Optional excursions include a 2-day trip hiking and rafting in Sarapiquí and a 4-day trip to Panama.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
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.