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AIFS Study Abroad in San Jose: January Term
San Jose, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: January Term,
Please see application instructions for this program below.
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Program Sponsor: AIFS 
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Areas of Study:
Environmental Studies, Health and Human Services, History, Latin American Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, Public Health, Social Policy, Sociology
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Class Eligibility:
2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Student
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Program Description:

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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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.


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