Academic Programs International
API at the Instituto San Joaquin de Flores in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica
San Joaquín de Flores is a quaint town located just outside of San José. Living in a small city in the heart of Costa Rican culture will foster an environment perfect for significantly improving Spanish language fluency. In addition, students have the option of living with a host family, taking courses in Spanish, and participating in exciting outdoor adventures. API Costa Rica offers superior on-site staff support, wonderful host families, great volunteer and service learning opportunities.
API in San Jose, Costa Rica
Experience the beautiful blend of a thriving urban environment surrounded by a flourishing rainforest! Students can choose from a variety of subjects in English or Spanish and will have the option to participate in credit-bearing internships as well as great activities and excursions. See the web site for more.
Global Studies Institute: Veritas
and Sustainable Travel and Culture in Costa Rica
Learn about local cultures, ecology, ecoturisim, and
many other different courses taught by experts.
ICADS Costa Rica
Full Semester, Summer & Spanish Month-long Spanish Courses
For over 30 years, ICADS has provided community based study
abroad programming in Central America.
Both Fall & Spring Semester Programs include seminars and Spanish classes.
University Studies Abroad Consortium
Costa Rica Study Abroad Programs
Even if you have had no previous Spanish language experience, you can study Spanish in Costa Rica or take elective courses in English. The Spanish spoken in Costa Rica is considered one of the purest and easiest to understand in Latin America. Our study abroad program in San José, Costa Rica offers a wide range of courses in areas such as Ecology and Environmental Studies, International Business & Economics, and Latin American Studies, among others. You will also have the opportunity of doing volunteer work, learning to dance to popular Latin American music, and immersing yourself in Costa Rican culture.