Study Abroad

University of Kansas in Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica

The is a required one-month orientation to prepare students for the challenges of rigorous academic work in a foreign language and culture.  Amherst students will not receive credit for the orientation course, and must take at least 15 semester credit hours of courses when they directly enroll at the Universidad de Costa Rica.  Spanish majors may receive credit in the major, see the department website for more information.  Only this advanced language program is approved.

Language pre-requisites: If you need a language assessment/recommendation form as part of the application, contact the Spanish Department.
Language(s) of instruction available: Spanish
Program link:
Types of housing: Homestay
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
Student evaluations:

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 2-7pm
Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

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