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Modern Language Studies Abroad (MLSA) at Universidad de Costa Rica: Summer Undergraduate or Graduate Level Program

Modern Language Studies Abroad
Universidad de Costa Rica
Dr. Celestino Ruiz, Director
P.O Box 548
Frankfort, IL  60423
Phone: (815) 464-1800
Fax: (815) 464-9458
E-Mail:
Site:
Western Hemisphere: Costa Rica: San Jose


Host Inst.: Universidad de Costa Rica

Dates: 4 or 8 wks June or July

Subject: Civilization and culture, Comparative literature, Composition, Costa Rican studies, Education and teaching, Field study, Foreign language teaching, Independent study, Internships, Latin American studies, Liberal arts, Linguistics, Literary criticism, Spanish language, Spanish studies

Eligibility:
Level: Fresh, Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Grads, Adults, Teachers, Professionals
Requires: Good academic standing at home university.

Credit:
Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 6 (4 weeks) 12 (8 weeks)
Grad Credit: Avail
Grad: 6 (4 weeks) 12 (8 weeks)
Transfer Credit Through: Directly through the Universidad de Costa Rica.
Document Awarded: certificate, diploma, transcript

Cost:
Overall Program Costs: $1,985 (4 week program)
Cost Include: activities, admissions, airport pickup, cultural activities, fees, housing included, internet access, lang courses, laundry, most meals, on-site dir, on-site svcs, pre-departure svcs, student support svcs, tuition
Cost Range: $1,000 to $2,500 not incl intl travel

Instruction:
Instruction Language: Spanish
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Internship, Lang study, Lecture, Seminar
Students: mainly US

Housing:
Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: homestays

Deadline: March 1 (Summer 1: June), March 15 (Summer 2: July) - (Late applications accepted.)

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 1990
In Coop With: Universidad de Costa Rica
Orientation Location: abroad
Orientation Description: 2 days, Housing and Cultural, Academic
Misc: For graduate & undergraduate students & teachers of Spanish to earn credits during intensive language &culture immersion
Financial Aid: scholarships
May Contact Former Participant