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To become a master, students must complete a required number of courses at the graduate level. This degree typically takes about two years to complete as a full-time student. Choose among a wide range of topics, including engineering, art, and business.

Central American and Caribbean nations are rich in culture, history and culture. They are proud of their ancient history, and most of the citizens take pride and joy in showing their country to international eyes. The unique cultural scenery provides a one-of-a-kind encounter that is inseparable from a feeling of excitement and experience. Central America is the ideal place to ground oneself in while enjoying more than a few of life’s greatest pleasures.

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Outward Bound Costa Rica

What’s the best way to explore two Central American countries? Go on a cross-country expedition with Outward Bound Costa Rica and trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific! ... [+]

What’s the best way to explore two Central American countries? Go on a cross-country expedition with Outward Bound Costa Rica and trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific! Our Coast to Coast Expedition Semester is an 85-day course with an immersive journey on foot through valleys and lush rainforests for 26 days.

You will have the opportunity to brush up on your Spanish and immerse in Costa Rican traditions while through a homestay with a family in a rural area. Boost your leadership and raft-guiding skills through challenging and exhilarating whitewater rafting excursions. Explore remote tropical islands on a kayak and catch some waves on world-renowned beaches.

Then, travel to neighboring countries - Panama and Nicaragua. Go scuba diving in tropical waters and take part in service learning projects. Engage with natives through activities like sailing, wakeboarding, and snorkeling. At the end of the program, you will earn First Aid and CPR certifications, as well as up to 12 academic credits.... [-]

Costa Rica Cartago
September 2019
English
Full time
1 semester
Campus
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Outward Bound Costa Rica

To truly survive in the outdoors, you need more than the right skills. You have to be a true leader as well, equipped with essential training in rescue and wilderness med ... [+]

To truly survive in the outdoors, you need more than the right skills. You have to be a true leader as well, equipped with essential training in rescue and wilderness medical care. You will learn about this and more through a fun semester with Outward Bound Costa Rica!

Undergo training in becoming an outdoor professional, helping you acquire necessary leadership skills in the wild. With our Leadership Semester, you will learn to guide rafts down raging rivers, organize rescues, set up belay systems, lead groups through the rainforest, give wilderness medical care, and scuba dive world-class spots. Engage with locals who will teach you about surviving in the Costa Rican jungle.

The program is integrated with certifications, leadership training, and work experience to develop you into a skilled guide or instructor. You will earn up to 10 academic credits upon successful completion.... [-]

Costa Rica Cartago
September 2019
English
Full time
1 semester
Campus
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Tico Lingo

Online Spanish Classes with a Tico Lingo Professor Study and learn Spanish online with a local Costa Rican Spanish professor from Tico Lingo. Set your own schedule and st ... [+]

Online Spanish Classes with a Tico Lingo Professor

Study and learn Spanish online with a local Costa Rican Spanish professor from Tico Lingo. Set your own schedule and study the topics that interest you most. Sign up before or after an immersion program and receive a 15% discount on online classes!

Hourly Cost: $23/hr

Connect over Skype with a live Spanish professor from Costa Rica Set your own schedule (we recommended 1-hour classes) Receive a 15% discount on an immersion program registration [-]
Costa Rica Heredia
Open Enrolment
Spanish
Full time
Part time
1 hour
Online
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Intercultura Costa Rica

Our Heredia city campus has recently become an official SIELE examination center where students can take their SIELE exam and take classes beforehand to prepare themselve ... [+]

Our Heredia city campus has recently become an official SIELE examination center where students can take their SIELE exam and take classes beforehand to prepare themselves accordingly. Our accredited Spanish courses are in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

What is SIELE?

SIELE stands for Servicio International de Evaluación de la Lengua Española and is the most recognized Spanish proficiency certificate in the world, and is endorsed by the Instituto Cervantes, Universidad Autónoma de México, Universidad de Salamanca, and Universidad de Buenos Aires.

It is used to certify Spanish levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and to improve the employability of students.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia Sámara
Open Enrolment
English
Full time
Campus
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Intercultura Costa Rica

Want to learn more than just Spanish?! Are you looking to combine Spanish immersion classes with a volunteer project, private surf or latin dance classes or are you a med ... [+]

Spanish & Volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering in Costa Rica, exploring Latin American culture and local communities, and spending some of your time abroad dedicated to helping others, then Intercultura Language School is your best choice.

Our projects focus on development, education, health, social work, and the environment. We offer volunteer opportunities for adults, 18 years of age or older who can commit to at least 2 to 4 weeks of Spanish classes and at least another 2-4 weeks at the volunteer project. Time commitment and required Spanish level vary amongst the projects.

We invite you to participate in our programs and contribute to cultural understanding through the global exchange, awareness, and social & environmental development in Latin America. Your experience will deepen your understanding of both your own and Costa Rican culture, and it will undoubtedly change the way you see the world and your place in it.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia Sámara
Open Enrolment
English
Full time
1 - 12 weeks
Campus
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Intercultura Costa Rica

Our Spanish immersion program provides a complete Spanish immersion opportunity, Our program is based on four integrated components: daily classes, daily cultural activit ... [+]

Our Spanish classes are dynamic, fun and involve a wide variety of authentic learning activities appropriate for all learning styles, culture, and ages. Our program covers the six different levels established by the European Frame of Reference for Language Learning. Students usually stay at each level (or unit) for about two to three weeks, for a total of 12-16 weeks needed to go from complete beginner to high-advanced proficiency. Students learn to speak in meaningful, real-life situations that teach them to communicate appropriately in a social and linguistic context. Our syllabus and framework for class sessions are tailored to the needs of students in an immersion program and are designed to integrate cultural activities into the learning process. Ecological trips, community interviews, and other activities help students practice Spanish "en vivo" with local Costa Ricans. Spanish Class Options Hours/Week Description STANDARD GROUP - max. of 6 students per classroom 20 4 hours per day, Mo - Fr, with two 15 minute breaks Small group classes (min. 2, max. 6 students). Classes containing only 1 student will be reduced to 3 hours per day instead of 4. Classes are offered for all levels on the following schedules: Historic Heredia Campus: mornings (8:30 am - 12:30 pm), or in the afternoons (1:30 pm - 5:30 pm) depending on your Spanish level. CLASSES ALTERNATE WEEKLY. Sámara Beachfront Campus: in the mornings (8:00 am - 12:00pm) AND afternoons (1:00pm - 5:00pm). CLASSES ALTERNATE DAILY. Intensive Group + Private 25/30 Mo - Fr: 20... [-]
Costa Rica Heredia Sámara
Open Enrolment
English
Full time
1 - 16 weeks
Campus
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Tico Lingo

Combining intensive Spanish classes, daily cultural activities, and weekend adventure tours, the Teen Spanish camp aims to fully immerse students in Costa Rican culture a ... [+]

Combining intensive Spanish classes, daily cultural activities, and weekend adventure tours, the Teen Spanish camp aims to fully immerse students in Costa Rican culture and community.

The camp emphasises studying and acquiring Spanish through cultural immersion. Students will not only walk away with an increased level of Spanish, but also a new worldly and cultural perspective on life… and an adventure to share with everyone back home!

Ages: 13 – 18Duration: 3 weeks

Program Details

The Teen Spanish Immersion Summer Camp runs for three weeks and combines intensive Spanish classes, daily cultural activities, and weekend excursions. It’s an all-inclusive program that offers teens everything they’ll need to learn, immerse, and walk away with the adventure of a lifetime.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia
February 2020
Spanish
Full time
3 weeks
Campus
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Tico Lingo

Our Adult Spanish programs are designed to get students speaking conversational Spanish as quickly as possible. We offer different program options that each include Spani ... [+]

Our Adult Spanish programs are designed to get students speaking conversational Spanish as quickly as possible. We offer different program options that each include Spanish language courses and local homestay accommodation. Many students have seen drastic increases in Spanish language fluency after 3 to 4 weeks.

Program duration is flexible, ranging from 1-16 weeks.

Included in each program:

Airport Pickup Placement exam to ensure proper leveling City-wide tour of Heredia with Map Conversational classes with locals Diploma for course completion

Basic Spanish Immersion Program

The Basic program includes 4 hours of Spanish language instruction per day with homestay accommodation in a local Tico family home.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia
Open Enrolment
Spanish
Full time
1 - 16 weeks
Campus
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FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based par ... [+]

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. The goal is knowledge creation which serves to inform community action. Research Internships have a strong emphasis on community-based participatory research in order to ensure the researchers work side by side with community members.

What is Community-Based Participatory Research?

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a framework or approach for conducting research that is characterized by the relationships between the communities and researchers. This type of research is collaborative and requires partnership development, cooperation, negotiation, flexibility, and commitment to addressing local issues. CBPR works to accomplish objectives and development through empowerment and ownership.... [-]

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September 2019
English
Full time
9 - 52 weeks
Campus
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FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting w ... [+]

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college.

Our Gap Year program was specifically designed for high school graduates and allows you to gain hands-on experience prior to beginning your studies at a university level. The Gap Year program has a strong emphasis on community ownership and follows the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Participants receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Participants apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community.... [-]

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September 2019
English
Full time
9 - 56 weeks
Campus
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FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into ... [+]

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. The internships are thoughtfully designed to help you build your career while having a lasting impact on the people in the community in which you serve. Our Development Internships have a strong emphasis on community ownership and follow the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Interns receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Interns apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community.... [-]

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September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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ILISA Language School

ILISA offers you this possibility to escape the cold winter in your respective countries, and come enjoy an exciting educational experience here in Costa Rica. We have cr ... [+]

Winter program starting date for 2018:

January 8th, 2018 January 15th, 2018

This program includes:

Transportation from/to the airport Homestay for students in houses including breakfast, dinner and laundry. Coordination meeting at the school to give them a brief introduction to our program. Spanish classes at ILISA (4hrs of classes per day) Farewell dinner at at typical Costa Rican restaurant.

Activities: 3 complementary activities will be included per week: dance classes, happy hour, indoor soccer matches, movie nigths , visits to central market or national teather, visits to museums and others depending on the country. Entrance fee for participants included.<... [-]

Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrolment
Spanish
Full time
2 - 3 weeks
Campus
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ILISA Language School

For many ILISA students, Spanish skills are a necessity in their current or future workplace. For you, language training is an investment in your job skills. Several of I ... [+]

We have successfully designed courses for professionals in various areas:

Executives Speech-language pathologists Lawyers Medical doctors, nurses and assistants Educators International aid workers Dentists Psychologists Diplomats Military officers Law enforcement officers Social workers Physicians MBA and MBA students Priests, seminarians or ministers Others

ILISA’s expertise lies in the customization of programs tailored entirely to the needs of each student individually. Classes can include visits to organizations of interest (i.e. doctors and nurses can visit a major hospital and/or a private clinic, lawyers can visit a court session and can be put into contact with local lawyers and teachers can visit a local school and/or university). You can also study and practice specialized vocabulary and skills to help you use Spanish in your own particular work environment.... [-]

Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrolment
English,Spanish
Full time
Campus
Online
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ILISA Language School

Our volunteer program focuses on providing individuals a practical experience; hence, playing a big role in developing their career path. Volunteers will be involved in a ... [+]

Our volunteer program focuses on providing individuals a practical experience; hence, playing a big role in developing their career path. Volunteers will be involved in activities that respond to identified community needs with the aim to raise awareness of current issues. The student will be able to develop his or her analytical abilities, social skills, and ethical responsibilities.

The Volunteer program focuses on an educational experience combined with community service, giving the volunteer the opportunity to expand their knowledge and awareness on a specific area.

Program highlights Enjoy an educational and practical experience in Costa Rica Immerse completely in the coun... [-]
Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrolment
English,Spanish
Full time
1 - 12 weeks
Campus
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ILISA Language School

LISA Instituto de Idiomas offers one-to-one tutoring sessions ideal for individuals with very specialized language needs. We provide private classes for 2, 4, 3 or 6 hour ... [+]

ILISA Instituto de Idiomas offers one-to-one tutoring sessions ideal for individuals with very specialized language needs. We provide private classes for 2, 4, 3 or 6 hours a day. This program is available for every level and follows the same scheduling as the Group-4 and Group-4 Plus programs. In addition, ILISA has been able to arrange student visits to local businesses, schools, hospitals, clinics, and many others in the past. The program emphasizes the improvement of general language skills and, depending on your needs, building skills and vocabulary related specifically to your interests or profession. It also includes language competence report covering listening and reading comprehension, writing and speaking skills, and if applicable, professional speaking skills.... [-]

Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrolment
English,Spanish
Full time
Campus
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