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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 08/31/2021 08/31/2021 09/25/2021 04/02/2022
Fall 2021 08/31/2021 08/31/2021 09/25/2021 12/18/2021
Spring 2022 12/15/2021 12/15/2021 01/08/2022 04/02/2022
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English, Spanish GPA: 2.5
Housing Option: Host Family Academic Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study: Alternative Design, Animal Science, Architecture, Art, Art History, Biology, Botany, Business, Communication, Culture, Design, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Science, Family & Consumer Sciences, Film, Film & Media Study, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Global Studies, Government, Health & Human Services, Health Science, History, Human Rights, Interior Design, International Relations, International Studies, Internships, Latin American Studies, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Marine & Aquatic Sciences, Marketing, Peace & Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation, Political Science, Politics, Pre-health Programs, Print Making, Product Management, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Social Policy & Administration, Spanish, Sport Management, Tourism & Event Planning, Women's Studies Program Type: BGSU Affiliate Program, Internship Abroad, Service-Learning/Volunteering Abroad
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 20 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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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
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.