Development Studies in Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Program

International Center for Development Studies (ICDS)
Dr Jorge Nowalski
San Jose
Phone: (617) 938-3725
Int'l Phone: 506-2253-5763
Western Hemisphere: Costa Rica: San Jose

Host Inst.: ICDS

Dates: Spring: January - early May / Fall: August - November

Subject: Costa Rican studies, Development studies, Ecology and environmental studies, Food management, Food production, Gender studies, Human rights, International relations, International studies, Latin American studies, Public policy, Social policy, Spanish language, Sustainable development, Water management

Level: Sophs, Jrs, Srs
Requires: 2.75 GPA
Age Min: 18
Age Average: 21

Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 15 semhrs/option of taking 18
Grad Credit: None
Document Awarded: transcript

Overall Program Costs: Contact sponsor
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: Contact sponsor for pgm costs

Instruction Language: English, Spanish
Format: Lang study, Lecture, Seminar, Tutorial, Volunteer svc, Workshop
Students: intl

Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: farmhouse, homestays
Other Housing: Students stay at Finca La Flor farm if enrolled in Sustainability course 3 weeks prior to semester start date

Deadline: Spring: October 15 // Fall: March 30

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 1998
Orientation Location: abroad
Orientation Description: (2-day cultural & acad orient)
Activities: cultural events activity, field trips activity
Misc: Service-learning, cultural immersion, and Spanish. 1 elective course option 3 weeks before semester at local farm
Financial Aid: scholarships
May Contact Former Participant