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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: IOP Fall, IOP Spring, IOP Year (academic)
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
IOP Spring 2020 09/09/2019
**
Rolling Admission 01/04/2020 05/02/2020
IOP Fall 2020 05/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission 09/26/2020 12/19/2020
IOP Year (academic) 2020-2021 05/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission 09/26/2020 03/27/2021
IOP Spring 2021 09/07/2020 ** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed. If the deadline has recently passed, you may wish to complete the Extension Request Form for a possible extension.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.50 Click here for a definition of this term Class standing: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Language of instruction: English, Spanish Housing options: Home-stay
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of study: Art history, Art studio, Biological sciences, Business administration, Economics, English, Environmental studies, Film and media studies, History, International studies, Legal studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish
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.