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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • Please see application instructions for this program below.
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Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Art History, Biological Sciences, Botany, Business, Communication, Culture, Ecology, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Film, Gender Studies, Health and Human Services, History, Interior Design, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Internship, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management Studies, Marine Science, Marketing, Peace and Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Pre-Health, Print Making, Product Design, Psychology, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Social Policy, Sociology, Spanish, Tourism, Women's Studies Click here for a definition of this term Program: Affiliated
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Homestay
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Pass/Fail
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Internship, Study Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
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San José, Costa Rica
Spend a semester or academic year in San José with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 20 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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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.
 
     
 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021
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Rolling Admission 01/08/2022 04/02/2022

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Please see application instructions for this program below.