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  • Locations: San Luis, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Faculty-Led Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Academic Level(s): Graduate, Undergraduate Type of Admission: By deadline or until program fills
Participant Selection: Competitive Click here for a definition of this term Number of Student Participants: 21-40 students
Type of Instruction: Experiential, Independent Study, Interdisciplinary, Lecture, Research/Fieldwork, Site Visits/Discussion, Study-Travel Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students
Taught By: Guest Lecturers, Host Professor(s), UGA/U.S. Professor(s) College/School: Warnell
Academic Area: Animal Science, Avian Biology, Avian Medicine, Biological Science, Biology, Ecology, Entomology, Epidemiology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Global Health, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Natural Resources, Public Health, Veterinary Medicine Language Program: No
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.8 or above
Minimum number of credit hours: 2 Maximum number of credit hours: 6
Work Opportunity: No Volunteer Opportunity: Yes
Scholarship Availability: Yes Housing Type: Bungalow, Dorm/Student Residence
Adventure Sport: Hiking, Other, Snorkeling
Program Description:


UGA - Warnell - Conservation Medicine/Conservation Biology


Program Location: Costa Rica


Academic Program

WILD(ECOL)(POPH) 4575/6575 (6 Credit Hours)
POPH 5118 (3 Credit Hours)
POPH 5418 (2-6 Credit Hours)

Program Itinerary

This is a working itinerary and subject to change.


Fully-furnished, shared, apartment style accommodation for the full duration of the program. Breakfast is not included at the apartment, and is the responsibility of the students.

Program Costs

The tentative program fee includes shared occupancy for all participants for the duration of the program, ground transportation, admission fees, group meals and 24/7 emergency support.  

  • Additional costs include roundtrip airfare to Costa Rica, passport and visa (if necessary)
  • UGA tuition and fees for at least six hours of credit.
  • General living expenses
Speak with a UGA Financial Aid Advisor about how to apply the HOPE scholarship and other financial aid to study abroad expenses


  • Satisfactory academic and disciplinary records
  • Enrollment is limited (Likewise, minimum enrollment must be met to confirm program)

Admission Process

Admissions are rolling after the Oct. 15 decision date, and only applications marked "complete" by that time will receive a decision. Admission decisions will be sent via the application portal. Students will have a limited time to accept or decline an admission offer before the spot passes to another candidate. Students who accept the offer of admission must pay a non-refundable $300 deposit to confirm their place in the program and register for courses.

Contact Information

Dr. Sonia M. Hernandez, Program Director

Phone: 706-542-9727

Warnell 4-325

This program is currently not accepting applications.