Costa Rica

Get the most out of your Spanish studies in Costa Rica!

We emphasize language learning through cultural immersion and by using the communicative methodology for a meaningful/ authentic and enriching Spanish learning experience. Learn Spanish with our dynamic, accredited teachers using our communicative methodology with a strong cultural immersion component. Founded in 1993, Intercultura Costa Rica is recognized as one of the top Spanish schools in Costa Rica, Intercultura Costa Rica offers internationally recognized Spanish and culture immersion programs for all ages and Spanish levels, year-round. Known for its outstanding academic quality and is the only language school in Costa Rica recognized by the United Nation´s Global Compact:

  • We are the only language school in Costa Rica recognized by the United Nations´Global Compact.
  • We have been receiving students from Duke University, the World Health Organization (WHO), Fulbright Commission teaching programs, the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), the University of Connecticut, the University of Washington, the European Commission, the Costa Rican Consulate in the US, Colorado University, College Maisonneuve, HEBO (Holland), the University of North Carolina, and others.
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Our main goal is to teach and nurture the students in a warm, fun yet intellectually challenging learning environment, providing them with the highest standard of service possible while participating in our Spanish programs. Founded in 1993, classes at both of the school campuses are conducted entirely in Spanish, accompanied with a daily cultural activity program, and the living with a local family providing students with a complete and intensive learning experience.

What makes Costa Rica stand out?

  • • Conversation-focused Spanish classes are dynamic and interactive.
  • • Beautiful, custom-designed campuses: One, in historical Heredia, the other, the only beachfront school in Costa Rica!
  • • Free daily activities: Latin dance, yoga, cooking, films, Zumba, arts.
  • • Homestays are within walking distance of the school.
  • • Outstanding quality of academics (we work with the only language school in Costa Rica recognized by the United Nations’ Global Compact) and have been choosing by Duke, UNC, University of Connecticut and others for study abroad programs.
  • • Friendly atmosphere, personalized approach, and attention to detail.

Combine both campus locations to experience Costa Rica and its vibrant culture from two different perspectives, and to maximize your Spanish learning experience. Students participate in the free cultural and extra-curricular activities at each location and have the option to volunteer if they choose. We work with both individual students and groups from around the world and have been chosen by universities such as Duke, UNC, University of Connecticut, and others for their study abroad programs.

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