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Best Courses 2019 in Central America and Caribbean

Central American and Caribbean nations are rich in culture, history and culture. They are proud of their ancient history, and most of the citizens take pride and joy in showing their country to international eyes. The unique cultural scenery provides a one-of-a-kind encounter that is inseparable from a feeling of excitement and experience. Central America is the ideal place to ground oneself in while enjoying more than a few of life’s greatest pleasures.

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Intensive Specialty Spanish Immersion Program

VERITAS
Campus Full-time 4 weeks June 2019 Costa Rica San José

This course is designed to provide general law enforcement professionals with no previous Spanish experience with the tools necessary for interacting with native Spanish speakers. During this 4-week course, students will work through simulated interactions with Spanish speaking patients to acquire the basic linguistic knowledge and skills that will allow them to comfortably tackle these interactions when they return home.

Conservation Biology of Sharks and Rays Short Term Program

VERITAS
Campus Full-time June 2019 Costa Rica San José

This course is aimed to highlight the importance of Conservation Marine Biology in managing Costa Rican Elasmobranch species (sharks and rays) with the emphasis on recent conservation efforts in the Easter Tropical Pacific (ETP). Marine ecosystems of the ETP provide a baseline source for sharks and rays species of high commercial interest in satisfying human demand for national and international food.

Tropical Marine Biology Short Term Program

VERITAS
Online & Campus Combined Full-time January 2020 Costa Rica San José

This course introduces the basic concepts of oceanography, marine geology, marine ecology, and marine biology, with emphasis on the interaction between species, between species and their environment and between ecosystems. It also provides information on the natural and human environmental impact and the utility, management, and conservation of the ecosystems.

Certificate in Wellness and Psychology

VERITAS
Campus Full-time 12 weeks September 2019 Costa Rica San José

The key to wellness and happiness is finding the means, practices, and mindset to lead a sustainable lifestyle. Health is more than just a physical condition. Becoming aware of some of the critical elements to well being, and stress prevention practices are crucial to the better quality of life.

International Community - Based Research

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full-time 9 - 52 weeks September 2019 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 10 more

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community.

International Development Gap Year

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full-time 9 - 56 weeks September 2019 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 10 more

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college.

International Development Training and Internships

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full-time September 2019 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 9 more

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground.

ILISA Language Institution - Winter program

ILISA Language School
Campus Full-time 2 - 3 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

ILISA offers you this possibility to escape the cold winter in your respective countries, and come enjoy an exciting educational experience here in Costa Rica. We have created a complete package that includes: Spanish classes, homestay, airport transportation and two weekend excursions. In this intensive program, students will be enrolled in language classes from Monday-Friday for four hours per day plus multiple activities around the country. Classes will be determined by the student’s level of proficiency and are offered for all levels. Students can participate in the program for 1, 2,3 or more weeks.

Spanish for your career - ILISA Language School Costa Rica

ILISA Language School
Campus Online Full-time Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

For many ILISA students, Spanish skills are a necessity in their current or future workplace. For you, language training is an investment in your job skills. Several of ILISA’s programs can be tailored to meet your needs to assure you’ll be better prepared for the challenges of an increasingly bilingual workplace.

Volunteer in Costa Rica with ILISA

ILISA Language School
Campus Full-time 1 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

Our volunteer program focuses on providing individuals a practical experience; hence, playing a big role in developing their career path. Volunteers will be involved in activities that respond to identified community needs with the aim to raise awareness of current issues. The student will be able to develop his or her analytical abilities, social skills, and ethical responsibilities.

Total Spanish immersion - One-on-one instruction

ILISA Language School
Campus Full-time Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

LISA Instituto de Idiomas offers one-to-one tutoring sessions ideal for individuals with very specialized language needs. We provide private classes for 2, 4, 3 or 6 hours a day. This program is available for every level and follows the same scheduling as the Group-4 and Group-4 Plus programs.

Total Spanish Immersion - Group 4 PLUS program

ILISA Language School
Campus Full-time Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica through Group 4 Plus, the most popular program at ILISA Instituto de Idiomas. It combines the Group Program plus two hours of private tutoring in the afternoon. The private lessons will be customized to match your personal interests and needs. These afternoon classes emphasize extending your active vocabulary and improving your proficiency. They are a great complement to the morning classes.

Total Spanish immersion - Group 4 program

ILISA Language School
Campus Full-time Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica! This program puts you in a group with students of a similar level. With a maximum of four students per group, your participation is assured and your progress is guaranteed. Classes are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with a 20-minute break at 10 a.m. This program provides plenty of time for Spanish instruction while still allowing enough free time to enjoy our free cultural activities throughout the week.

Course in Spanish in Nicaragua

Kulturstudier
Campus Full-time 1 semester August 2019 Nicaragua León

In Nicaragua we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition you do Latinamerican studies. The studies are offered in collaboration with Nicaragua’s second largest public university, UNAN-Leon.

Course in Multicultural pedagogics

Kulturstudier
Campus Full-time 1 semester August 2019 Nicaragua León

On the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, we offer a unique academic semester programme in multicultural pedagogics divided into the two courses Positive Psychology and Learning and Multicultural Pedagogy. The programme is offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, León, which is Nicaragua’s second largest public university.