Latin American Business and Development Initiative
Latin American Study Abroad Programs
Study abroad adds an invaluable dimension to a student’s academic, cultural, and professional development, and provides advantages in an increasingly competitive job market. First hand experience in other countries and cultures allows a clearer understanding of ourselves, our own society and culture our place in the global community, and our common human heritage.
Study abroad program in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a small tropical country in Central America, nestled between Nicaragua and Panama. It is internationally recognized for its natural diversity and natural resources and for the fabled kindness of its inhabitants. The capital, San Jose, is in the beautiful mountainous Central Valley.
The ten-day Business Study Tour of Costa Rica includes lectures and factory/business tours of some of Costa Rica's most prominent businesses
La Nacion Newspaper, Baxter Pharmaceuticals, CISCO, Café Brito, Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica, LEVI’s, JACK’s, and much more.
Site visits and cultural opportunities: Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, San Jose City Tour, Cartago’s Cathedral, etc