Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/19/2018 10/26/2018 01/09/2019 04/10/2019
NOTE: Early application deadline: Friday, September 20, 2018 Early Decision Date: Friday, September 27, 2018 Standard Application Deadline: Friday, October 19, 2018 Standard Decision Date: Friday, October, October 26, 2018
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Residential Center Sponsor: University of Georgia
Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professor(s) Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence, Homestay, Hotel/Hostel
Work Opportunity: No Volunteer Opportunity: No
Scholarship Availability: Yes Academic Area: Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Social Sciences, Spanish
Minimum number of credit hours: 12 Maximum number of credit hours: 18
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.00 or above Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Program Description:

CR brochure photo
Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and has taken great measures to preserve its rich environment. The University of Georgia’s open-air campus, nestled in the Monteverde cloud forest, fits right in with the culture of sustainability and conservation. UGACR offers a wide variety of courses, across a range of disciplines including tropical science, photography, language, business, and more. We provide plenty of recreational excursions such as coffee and chocolate tours, soaking in hot springs, sunset horseback riding, surfing, zip lining, and white-water rafting. Come study with our UGA Center, and experience Costa Rica’s hospitality and incredible beauty. ¡Pura Vida!

Courses offered:
  • HIST (LACS) 4200: Central America and the Caribbean: Studies in Latin American History  
  • WMST (SOCI) (LACS) 4280: Perspectives on Global Gender  
  • SOCI (LACS) 4290: Sociology of Latin America  
  • ENGL 3800W: Introduction to Creative Writing (tentative) 
  • CRSS(HORT)(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG) 4931/6931 - Sustainability of Agroecosystems (for non-science majors) 
  • SPAN 2002: Intermediate Spanish II  
  • SPAN 3010: Spanish Conversation and Composition  
  • DANC 1609: Pilates, Mindfulness, and Yoga (1-2 credits) 

For full program details, please view the UGA Costa Rica website.