Study Abroad

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March 8 - May 28, 2015



March 15 - May 22, 2015



May 24 - June 24, 2015


Semester Abroad | COSTA RICA

SUMMER 2015  |  May 24th - June 24th, 2015


The Program

A 4-week Summer program in Costa Rica for the Summer of 2015. The program is for 6 credit hour and will focus on enhancing Spanish language skill and Latin American culture through immersion.  The program is offered in conjunction with COSI Spanish Institute in Costa Rica.

The program includes:

  • A 4-week, faculty led program beginning May 24th and returning June 24th

  • Proposed locations in Costa Rica
    • San Jose
    • Quepos-Manuel Antonio
    • Various field trips

  • Proposed field trips
    • San Jose city tour
    • Plantation tour
    • Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs
    • Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall
    • Manuel Antonio National Park (rain forest, beaches and mangroves)

  • Language instruction- students will take 2 of the following 4 courses
    • SPA 210 Intermediate Spanish 1
    • SPA 230 Conversation and Composition 1
    • SPA 496/596 Conversation and Composition 2
    • SPA 440/540 Hispanic Prose and Poetry


The cost for this program is $3,875 per student, which includes:

  • 6 credit hours of tuition and fees (in-state rate)
  • round trip airfare from Omaha, Nebraska
  • housing and most meals (homestays)
  • health insurance
  • field trips and excursions

Program Eligibility

Students currently attending any college or university are welcome to attend, and should have:

  • At least a 2.5 GPA
  • Completed at least one semester of college
  • Completion of Spanish 120 or its equivalent
  • A passport valid through the end of the trip

Other important things you’ll need to know:

  • Qualified students will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Participation is limited to 20 students


The group will be accompanied by a full-time faculty member from Nebraska. Faculty will be responsible for the academic component (supervising local instruction, grading, instructing, etc.) as well as the logistics of the program (transportation, classrooms, housing, field trips, etc.).



Adolfo Cacheiro, Faculty Leader
Phone: (402) 375-7461

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