Skip to main content

Education and Human Sciences

Open Main MenuClose Main Menu

Introduction to International Experiences

Costa Rica


Embark on a journey of cultural immersion and sustainable exploration with our interdisciplinary program in Costa Rica. Designed to broaden perspectives and enhance inter-cultural competence, this course dives into global learning through diverse lenses. Through immersive experiences and interactive sessions, students will gain insights into navigating cultural differences and building connections across borders. This program offers an opportunity to reflect on the human-nature relationship in the modern world. By examining the fundamental principles guiding nature's processes, participants will consider humanity's role in creating a sustainable future. Through field studies, discussions, and hands-on activities, students will explore ways that these principles are embodied by humans, contributing to environmental consciousness and resilience. Whether experiencing cultural landscapes or studying ecological systems, this study abroad program promises a rich learning experience. Join us in discovering the inter-cultural understanding and sustainable living on this educational journey. (I course)


Program Highlights

  • Visit and stay at Finca La Flor, Organic Farm. Take a break from smart technology and observe, help and learn in the organic and medicinal gardens.
  • Be one with nature through a guided meditation class.
  • Visit Arenal National Park to enjoy the hot springs and waterfalls.
  • Visit Maleku community and learn from the indigenous people of Costa Rica. Participate in the traditional activities of mask carving, meal preparation, dances and learn about their history and culture, and medicinal plants.
  • Visit Manual Antonio National Park and experience wildlife, kayaking and canopy tour
  • Finish the program with a farewell Costa Rican Cooking class.
Back To Top