UVM Costa Rica Semester Abroad Info-Sessions and Interviews

Interested in studying sustainable development, biodiversity, and real-world challenges, all while living in a neo-tropical environment and earning 18 UVM credits? Join UVM’s Costa Rica Semester Abroad Program: Prosperity and Biodiversity in the Tropics: Challenges of Sustainability. Now interviewing for:

  • Fall 2024 – application deadline February 15th!
  • Spring 2025 – limited spots available before waitlist begins
  • and Fall 2025.  

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources’ semester study abroad experience in Costa Rica integrates academic content across the biological and social sciences with the real-world challenges and opportunities faced by a rapidly developing Latin American country with unparalleled biodiversity. 

As part of an integrative capstone experience, students engage in a service-learning component in which they apply the knowledge they’ve gained to a community-identified sustainable development project on the Osa Peninsula. 

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Pura Vida! 

The Costa Rica Team