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Dr. Betsy Dahms

Dr. Ana Zapata-Calle

Summer Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

May 14, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Come study Spanish in Heredia, Costa Rica, the City of Flowers! Over the course of four weeks, you can earn six credits for courses in Spanish language, culture, and literature at the 2000 through 4000-levels. Courses are taught by UWG faculty and by faculty at the host school, the Intercultura Centro de Idiomas. In addition to academic classes, you can also participate in extracurricular activities such as dance classes, cooking classes, film series, and conversation exchanges with Costa Rican university students. You will live and dine with Costa Rican families selected carefully by Intercultura for their friendliness, welcoming homes, and proximity to the school. Please see Intercultura's website at

Located approximately 20 minutes outside the capital city San Jose, Heredia is a picturesque colonial town, as well as home to Costa Rica's National University. Some of the 2017 excursions included in the program price are:

La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Arenal Volcano

Café Doká Coffee Plantation

Monteverde Cloud Forest

 Bribri tribe/Limón