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Costa Rica

costa rica

Drexel University offers a variety of opportunities to study abroad in Costa Rica. The programs below are available — click on an individual program to learn more about the program, eligibility, and more! Attend a 101 Presentation to begin the application process.

Available Programs

Drexel in Costa Rica: International Center for Development Studies (ICDS)

Students who are interested in Latin American development studies, environmental studies, and Service Learning should consider this program. Students will acquire in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience on the multidimensionality of human development and the current challenges facing the region. This program is available fall and winter terms and also includes a study + co-op option that allows students to spend 9 to 12 months in Costa Rica.

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Drexel in Costa Rica: Health Care in Latin America

This program gives students the opportunity to explore health care in a developing country while furthering their Spanish language skills and gaining an understanding of the life and culture of Costa Rica. Students with appropriate language ability may choose to pursue a co-op in Costa Rica. Open for students in majors: Biology, International Area Studies, Nursing and Health Professions over summer vacation for freshmen, and over winter term for sophomores, pre-juniors, and juniors.

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Drexel in Costa Rica: Corporate Social Responsibility

This program provides students with the opportunity to study different business strategies, as well as public-private programs aimed to contribute to sustainable development in Latin America. Students who are interested in Latin American development studies, business, and/or corporate social responsibility should consider this program. This program is available in summer term for sophomores, pre-juniors, and juniors.

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Drexel in Costa Rica: ICDS Sustainability and Equality

Students who are interested in Latin American development studies, human rights, migration, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and Service Learning should consider this program. Students will acquire in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience on the multidimensionality of human development and the current challenges facing the region. This program is available in spring term only.

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