Adelante Intern and Study Abroad
Summer Study in San Jose, Costa Rica

PROGRAM FEE

  • 4 Week Program: $2,995 
  • 5 Week Program: $4,150
  • 8 Week Program: $5,495
  • Non-refundable application fee:  $150

 

PROGRAM DATES

 

4 Week Programs, 2014:

 

First Session: May 31st - June 28th

 

Second Session: July 5th - August 2nd

  • Third Session: August 2nd - August 30th

5 Week Program, 2014:

  • July 5th - August 9th

 

8 Week Program, 2014:

  • July 5th - August 30th

 

 APPLICATION DEADLINE

 

 4 Week Programs:

 

First Session: April 11th, 2014

 

Second Session: May 16th, 2014

  • Third Session: June 13th, 2014

 

5 & 8 Week Programs:

  • May 16th, 2014

APPLICATION PROCESS

Click on the button at the top of the page to apply for this program now!

 

Late applications are accepted on a case by case basis and are subject to a $250 late fee.

 

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Summer Study in San Jose, Costa Rica

Aim to become fluent in Spanish this summer. Study intensive language classes at a prestigious university while living with a local Tico family in San Jose, Costa Rica.

** BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED SPEAKERS WELCOME! **

Intensive Spanish Language Studies

4 week program: June, July or August

1 class / 4 total credit hours

PRICE UNCHANGED FOR THE LAST THREE YEARS!!  

Spend one month this summer learning or perfecting your Spanish in Costa Rica - it can and will happen in one month, with an intensive program such as this one. Coordinated with the progressive International Department of a private University, founded in 1991, in San Jose, Costa Rica, our Summer Language Programs provide a solid foundation for improvement of your Spanish language skills. If you are diligent, fluency is possible in a summer. 

Intense language immersion, combined with creative assignments and curriculum, guarantee significant strides in acquisition of the Spanish language. 

For the Summer Intensive Spanish Program you can select ONE Spanish language course from the list in the Spanish Courses tab above. Placement exams will take place to ensure you are in the correct level.

Intensive Spanish Language Studies with Elective 

5 week program: July/August

2 classes / up to 8 total credit hours

This is our best deal in terms of what you get for your buck…  not just one more week in Costa Rica, but one more class over 100 hours and even more excursions!

Take a 4 week intensive Spanish language course in conjunction with an elective class of your choice.

You can select ONE Spanish language course from the list in the Spanish Courses tab above. Placement exams will take place to ensure you are in the correct level.

A wide range of electives (taught in English) are available in the following subject areas:

  • Art and Humanities
  • Business, Economics and Communication
  • Health and Human Development
  • History, Politics and International Relations

For an extensive list of available electives, check out the Electives tab above.

Intensive Spanish Language Studies with Elective

 8 week program: July/August

3 classes / up to 12 total credit hours

In this option, earn up to 12 credits and guarantee your language fluency if you are diligent, all  in one summer-of-a-lifetime!

For the BEST summer value and optimum opportunity to perfect your Spanish skills, choose the 8 week program, in which you will take a 4-week intensive Spanish class at the appropriate level, followed by another 4-week class at the next level. You can select TWO Spanish language courses from the list in the Spanish Courses tab above. Placement exams will take place to ensure you are in the correct level.

For the first 5 weeks of your program you will also take an elective class. See the Electives tab above for a list of Elective courses available.

Our candidates are interested in Spanish immersion and travel abroad. For the duration of your program, you will live with a local Costa Rican family, PLUS, we show you much more of Costa Rica with the amazing excursions and activities included.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Airport pick-up and Orientation upon arrival into San Jose
  • University tuition and materials
  • Sealed university transcripts upon completion
  • Your own room with a local Costa Rican family
  • 2 meals per day and laundry
  • Come with a friend and live together during your time in Costa Rica.
  • Amazing in-country excursions and activities
  • Pre Departure Orientation and Counseling
  • English speaking Adelante representatives onsite in San Jose


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