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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcos Learning Abroad 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Class Standing: 1 - Freshman, 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior, 5 - Graduate
Accommodation Options: Host Family Type of Program: XU Approved Short Term & Summer Programs
Program Description:

Arcos Learning Abroad - Costa Rica
Program Overview

Study abroad in Costa Rica, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The program is based in Heredia, one of Costa Rica’s first colonial cities which is now a colorful and exciting university town outside of the capital, San José. Explore the verdant cloud forests and tropical coastlines while immersing yourself in the Spanish language and culture. The Arcos Learning Abroad program offers a wide variety of academic options making this a desirable study abroad destination for a wide-range of students. Programs include tuition, housing with a homestay, excursions, cultural activities, insurance and dedicated resident directors.


Academic Offerings

Arcos Learning Abroad offers a wide variety of academic options for students to choose from. Students earn 3 credits per program session. Multiple summer sessions are offered allowing students to extend their study abroad experience. Listed below are the unique programming options available:

Spanish Language & Culture:
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language coursesarcos costa rica 8
Electives in Spanish available in: 
  • Latin American Civilization & Culture
  • Latin American Literature
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Business Spanish
  • Latin American Film 
  • Advanced Grammar 
  • Latin American History & Culture 
  • Conversation & Culture 
  • Written & Oral Communication
  • Conversation & Composition
Internships:
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Business
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Hotel Management
  • Animal Studies
School of Record: Latin University of Costa Rica

Excursions & Cultural Activities   

arcos spain 8Excursions:
  • Pacific Beach Trip
  • Rain Forest, Hot Springs & La Fortuna Waterfall (Arenal Volcano region)
  • Rainforest Zipline Canopy Tour
  • White-Water Rafting
  • Boquete, Panama (optional excursion)

Cultural Activities:
  • City Tours
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Latin Dance Class
  • Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Volunteering at public schools
  
 
Arcos Learning Abroad - What's Included
 
 



This program is currently not accepting applications.