Language Schools: Learn Spanish in Costa Rica:

You can find many educational opportunities in Costa Rica. Language schools allow you to learn Spanish in an academic credit setting, or just in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Our Non-profit Org section features FLACSO's social and political science published works for sale on-line (Spanish only). Biology and ecology courses are vastly interesting in this most ecodiverse country. Our Bookstore offers the widest assortment of Costa Rica books online. As always, you can e-mail us at for help or questions.
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  • ILERI Spanish School was founded in Escazú, San José ,Costa Rica in 1992. We offer Spanish Immersion programs for all levels and ages, dance lessons, cooking classes and hiking.
  • Academia de Español Intercultura Costa Rica Two campuses, beach and city, academic credit, homestays, cultural activities calendar, latin dance classes daily, and volunteer programs.
  • ACADEMIA DE ESPAÑOL NICOYA Located in the colonial town of Nicoya, and Samara Beach. Our maximum class size is 2 students per teacher, guaranteed! We are the only Spanish school to offer this low student to teacher ratio.
  • Adventure Spanish School Our adventure school offers family and group packages for all ages at an affordable price. Also our unique Spanish-on-the-Go program.
  • CPI Spanish immersion programs at THREE fully established campuses. See the most stunning locations of Costa Rica: the Monteverde Cloud Forest,Flamingo Beach and Heredia while receiving the same high quality Spanish instruction.
  • CRLA - Costa Rica Language Academy Costa Rican owned and operated language school offering first rate Spanish instruction by professional, qualified teachers, in a warm and friendly environment
  • The Corcovado Foundation is a non profit organization dedicated to protecting the natural resources of the Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park, especially by stopping illegal hunting and logging.
  • Universal de Idiomas For-credit and non-credit courses in small, personal classroom settings. Over 18 years experience.
  • Wayra Spanish Institute Spanish at Tamarindo Beach. Learn in nature, speak in scenic splendor, pronounce in paradise. Lots of activities: surfing, diving, golf, horseback riding... Auch in DEUTSCH.

Non-Profit Organizations and Study Centers and Internships

Biology and Ecology Courses

  • INBioparque an educational and recreational center that includes interpreted trails with permanent exhibits (frogs, tarantulas, bees, ants, bromeliads, orchids and butterflies), interactive exhibition halls and audiovisuals.
  • TROPICAL SCIENCE CENTER ANDMONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST PRESERVE: Tropical Dendrology and Birding courses lastingtwo-three weeks are offered every year.

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