Study abroad in Costa Rica

Study abroad in Costa Rica, where beautiful beaches and a unique culture await you. Improve your Spanish with innovative courses and activities, including volunteer opportunities with local organizations. You will have plenty of time to experience a variety of natural bio diversity when you study abroad in Costa Rica.

EF Languages Abroad

16 + years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language faster at an accredited EF school. Choose from 10 languages in 50 destinations. Start any Monday.
Destination: Costa Rica

EF Language Year Abroad

16 + years
6, 9 or 11 months
Combine language and academic studies at a school abroad. Prepare for an official language exam and gain work experience.
Destination: Costa Rica

Study abroad programmes in Costa Rica

There are many study abroad programmes in Costa Rica, so you can find one that fits your schedule and helps you meet your educational goals. Shorter courses with more free time are ideal for a language holiday, but you can also work toward Spanish fluency with a longer programme and extra classes. Whichever programme you choose, you'll certainly enjoy yourself outside of class when you study abroad in Costa Rica. You can surf world-class breaks, hike volcanoes, and explore the lush tropical rainforest. Visiting a coffee plantation or cowboy rodeo gives you a dose of local culture. Good fun and better Spanish are waiting for you, so come study abroad in Costa Rica.

The path to better Spanish

Your Spanish will improve dramatically after you study abroad in Costa Rica. The curriculum uses speaking-and-listening exercises and group work to ensure that you speak lots of Spanish while in class. Your study abroad programme in Costa Rica also includes sessions in the language lab, where multimedia technology reinforces your classroom lessons. All of this results in better language skills no matter what level you speak when entering the programme. You should advance one class level for eight weeks of study if you start as a beginner and one level for 12 weeks of study if you enter as an advanced speaker. Come study abroad in Costa Rica if you want to improve your Spanish for your future.