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  • Locations: San José, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UAF applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2023 09/30/2022 ** 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:
GPA Requirement: 2.50 Program Type: International Internship, Study Abroad
Tuition Paid To: Included in Program Provider Fee Housing Fees Paid to: Included in Program Provider Fee
Housing Option(s): Homestay Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Community Health, Economics, English, Film and Performing Arts, Geography, Health, History, Human Services, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Justice, Liberal Arts and Science, Linguistics, Marine Science and Limnology, Natural Resources Management, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish, Wildlife, Women's and Gender Studies
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish UAA/UAS Eligible?: No
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 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.