Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica

Overview

Spend January Term in the laidback and picturesque city of San José, Costa Rica, with AIFS! Choose from a variety of course options focusing on health and human sciences at Veritas University, the first private university in Costa Rica. Study on the university’s urban campus, equipped with modern facilities and located near the heart of the city’s vibrant nightlife scene.

Academic Program Options in San José (Veritas University)

January Term Program

What’s Included

  1. TUITION

    3 semester credits
  2. courses

    health and human sciences
  3. HOUSING

    in a homestay with a Costa Rican family. Internet access is included
  4. MEALS

    Daily breakfast and dinner in your homestay
  5. CULTURAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

    a walking tour, a visit to the Huetar indigenous community and a trip to Cartago
  6. HEALTH & SAFETY

    24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance
  7. On-site Support

    to help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
  8. Unique to San José

    • Visit the reservation of the Huetar indigenous community
    • Visit the active volcanoes near San José
    • Try the home-made ice cream at Lolo Mora’s shop, founded in 1901
  9. Optional Components

  10. AIFS FLIGHT PACKAGE >>

    Round trip flights U.S. - San José - U.S.
    Round trip transfers between the airport and campus overseas
  11. EXCURSIONS >>

    Manuel Antonio National Park (3 days)

Visa

U.S. citizens receive a 90-day tourist visa on arrival.

Non-U.S. citizens are responsible for making all necessary arrangements for obtaining a visa as required.

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