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Areas of Study:
Humanities, Internships, Linguistics, Sciences, Service Learning, Spanish
Watch your Spanish skills bloom in Monteverde as you dig into today’s pressing environmental issues. Take four required content courses focused on Costa Rican history, environmental studies, and sustainability, as well as a Spanish language course at your placement level at CIEE Global Institute – Monteverde. Learn in the classroom and field, and travel to remote parts of Costa Rica and Panama that most visitors never see. You’ll be rewarded with unique and life-changing experiences, new knowledge and skills, and inspiration to carry the sustainability movement forward. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE ENERGIES
and learn about how they impact communities and biodiversity
GET TO KNOW AN ISLAND FISHING VILLAGE
that is a model for sustainable fishing practices
INTERN WITH A LOCAL LEADER
and apply the principles of conservation and sustainability to real-life situations
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