CIEE Tropical Ecology and Conservation Program in Monteverde, Costa Rica

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
300 Fore St
Portland, ME  4101
Phone: (207) 553-4000
Western Hemisphere: Costa Rica: Monteverde

Host Inst.: CIEE Study Center in Monteverde

Dates: Fall: mid Aug - late Nov / Spring: early Feb - mid May

Subject: Biology, Conservation, Costa Rican studies, Ecology and environmental studies, Field study, Independent study, Internships, Sociology, Spanish language

Level: Sophs, Jrs, Srs
Requires: 2.75 GPA, 2 semesters of college-level biology; see website for full details

Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 17 per semester
Grad Credit: Avail
Document Awarded: transcript

Overall Program Costs: See CIEE website for details
Cost Include: cultural activities, field trips, housing included, insurance included, support svcs, tuition
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: Contact sponsor for pgm costs

Instruction Language: English, Spanish
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Lab, Lang study, Lecture, Seminar, Volunteer svc
Students: US

Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: homestays

Deadline: Fall: April 1 / Spring: Nov 1

Other Info:
US Accredited Sponsor: Yes
Year Program Began: 1996
Orientation Location: in US & abroad
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity, field trips activity, pgm travel activity
Misc: Full-time resident dir. 1-mo homestay with a local family; gain extensive research exp.
Financial Aid: scholarships
May Contact Former Participant