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CIEE: Costa Rica: Monteverde: Tropical Ecology and Conservation (summer)
Monteverde, Costa Rica (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Language Requirement:
none
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Apartment Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Field Study/ Experiential
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Martha Sadler
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Anthropology, Biology, Cultural Studies, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Independent Study, Psychology, Spanish
Program Description:

Monteverde
CIEE Summer Tropical Ecology and Conservation in Monteverde, Costa Rica
Spend the summer exploring Costa Rica’s diverse and imitable ecosystems and gain comprehensive insight into their conservation through theory, hands-on exposure, and direct experimentation.

Through rigorous coursework, Spanish language instruction, extensive travel throughout Costa Rica, and an independent research project, study abroad in Monteverde, acquaints you with practical biological problems associated with agricultural development, eco-tourism, and grassroots conservation efforts in developing countries.

Study abroad in Costa Rica and you will:logo

  • Camp and hike in some of Costa Rica’s most amazing protected areas, including rain forest, dry forest, mangroves, beaches, and more
  • Live in Monteverde, an internationally recognized area of research and natural beauty, and home to a world famous Cloud Forest
  • Gain research experience conducting your own independent project
  • Experience rural Costa Rica through a homestay with a local family
  • Enjoy cultural activities in the town of Monteverde
 

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 



 
This program is currently not accepting applications.