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Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Housing Option: Homestay
Area of Study/Major: Art, English Literature, Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Spanish Language Program Type: Faculty-Led
Program Description:

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Costa Rica: Universidad Veritas, San Jose´

Overview

The Universidad Veritas, with a student population of approximately 1,900, offers intensive Spanish language instruction to students from all around the world. This program offers students the opportunity to advance their Spanish language skills while taking other courses in English taught by bilingual faculty. No previous knowledge of Spanish is required. The semester elective courses Environment and Society, Introduction to Tropical or Marine Ecology, Introduction to International Business, Intercultural Communication, and others offered in the arts and humanities are taught in English. Some elective courses are taught in Spanish. Advanced level Spanish students may integrate with regular Universidad Veritas courses. This requires students to arrive approximately three weeks earlier and pay additional costs.
Additional features: students have the opportunity to enroll in Costa Rica Colloquium, which includes excursions to museums and other cultural and historical sites as part of the program.

 
Location

Located in a residential section of town, Universidad Veritas is situated in the capital city of San Jose´. Students have easy access to museums, restaurants, bustling markets, and the National Theatre. There are nearby beaches, within a few hours' drive.

 
CCIS

The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/25/2019 11/25/2019 01/05/2020 03/28/2020
Summer 2020 02/15/2020 03/15/2020 TBA TBA
Fall 2020 05/15/2020 06/15/2020 TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/15/2020 11/15/2020 TBA TBA