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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 1 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies 05/29/2020 07/10/2020
Summer Session 2 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies 07/03/2020 07/31/2020

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Cristina Sosa Click here for a definition of this term Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Click here for a definition of this term Fields of Study: Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Comparative Literature, Dance, Ecology, Economics, Internship, Latin American Studies, Management, Nutrition, Political Science, Science, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Program Options: Internship Credits
Click here for a definition of this term Key Word Search: Program Scholarships Available Click here for a definition of this term Host Institution: Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: 1 College-Level Semester
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Additional Requirements: 2 or more semesters college Spanish for upper level courses
Click here for a definition of this term Program Provider: USAC Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Internship (Part), US/Int'l Student Center
Click here for a definition of this term In Classes With: Mostly US Students Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing: Grad Student, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Family Home Stay
Program Description:
 
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Heredia, Costa Rica, campus
 
Study in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Explore the cultural, historic, and urban highlights of the capital city, San José; visit the Pacific Ocean, Caribbean, and Bocas del Toro, Panama; and participate in a field study to Cuba.
  •  Join clubs, organizations, and volunteer activities within the university community, all of which will help you practice your Spanish by spending time with Costa Rican students.
  • Enrich your cross-cultural experience through internships, field studies, and volunteer opportunities in the local community. 
                 
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions 
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
 Spanish Language, Environmental, and Latin American Studies

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish
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