In this summer program, education students will spend several weeks learning about the educational system in the country of Costa Rica. The program will also feature Spanish language lessons and excursions to gorgeous jungles and coastal beaches.
Upon arrival, students will experience the Univerisdad Nacional de Costa Rica and Heredia as they participate in an orientation, tour, and welcome meal with local college students (amigos ticos). Cultural and education experiences will continue with tours and observations in 5 schools, activities with students in the schools, two day trips to a volcano and coffee plantation and a 2-night excursion to Playa Hermosa.
Official program dates are listed on each semester’s Estimated Budget
To see how this program compares, view the Illinois State budget.
Did you know there is a scholarship for students studying in Latin America?
The following scholarships are open to students studying within the College of Education:
Visit the scholarship page for additional funding opportunities.