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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: BU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language Prerequisite: No Housing Options: Homestay
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Program Type: External Providers' Program
Internship/Service-Learning/Practicum Availability: Yes Program Meets Bethel Residency Requirement: No
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Eligibility by Grade Level: 2-sophomore, 3-junior
Areas of Study: Art, Art - Photography, Biblical and Theological Studies, Biology, Business, Communication Studies, Economics, English Literature, Environmental Science, Filmmaking, Gender Studies, Health Science, History, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Sociocultural Studies, Sociology, Spanish Program Name: AIFS
Open to all majors: Yes Gen Ed Tags: Z-tag Cross-Cultural Experience
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 23 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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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
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
Fall 2020 08/01/2020 08/01/2020 09/26/2020 12/19/2020
Fall 2021 10/01/2020 10/15/2020 TBA TBA
Spring 2021 12/20/2020 12/20/2020 01/02/2021 03/27/2021