Costa Rica Exchange

Study in the top ranked private university in Central America. Fall for the paradise beaches and enjoy the exotic adventures in one of the happiest countries in the world!

Why study in Costa Rica?

Study abroad in Costa Rica - the unspoiled tropical paradise! Costa Rica’s nature has something for everyone: gorgeous beaches, hidden waterfalls, volcanoes, mountains, and exotic flora and fauna. It is the best study abroad destination to quench your thirst for adventure!

Costa Rica is a success story in development and a global leader in environmental accomplishments. The political stability, stable growth, and aiming to be the first carbon-neutral country in the world have made Costa Rica a role model in sustainable development. In addition, Costa Rica abolished its army already in 1948 and has since allocated all the funds to education. Studying in Costa Rica, where education is highly valued, will widen your horizons and boost both your CV and academic skills!

Costa Ricans, known as Ticos, are famous for their friendliness and warm welcoming attitude. Learning their worry-free lifestyle will give you tools for personal development and lessons that will carry you throughout life. Studying abroad in Costa Rica is a unique chance to get to know the dream destination of eco-travelers and be charmed by the Latin rhythms. You might find it hard to leave after your study abroad semester!

Dare to take the first step and begging the adventure of the lifetime!

Programs and courses

Are you interested in Latin American culture and international relations? How about sustainability and entrepreneurship? Have you always wanted to learn Spanish? Study in the International Relations and Latin American studies, Business Management and Liberal Arts and Humanities programs that are all taught 100% in the English language.

Example courses: Latin American studies, Conflicts and Resolution, Spanish language, Innovation and Technology, Entrepreneurship, Business Management, and Economics

Max credits: 30 ECTS or 18 US credits

Level of studies: Bachelor

Studying in top-ranked ULACIT

The Latin American University of Science and Technology –ULACIT–, based in San José, Costa Rica, is an innovative, entrepreneurial, and fully bilingual university leading higher education in the Central American region since 1987. It is ranked as the best private university in Costa Rica for ten consecutive years (2011-2021) in the QS rankings.

ULACIT prepares its students to lead in science, technology, business, and other fields of human endeavor, with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to serve the world in the 21st century. The teaching strategies in ULACIT are project-based, with no traditional exams. The learning is based on research, case studies, problem-solving and service-learning experiences, under the Teaching for Understanding (TfU) framework, developed by Harvard University’s Project Zero. ULACIT will help you to take your skills, knowledge, and career to the next level!

Fill out an information request if you are interested in this school. Then you will receive more information from us or the school and you will be eligible for our discounts and special offers.

Subjects you can take at Costa Rica Exchange

Costa Rica Exchange


Semester Schedule: Spring (Jan-Apr), Summer (May-Aug), Autumn (Sep-Dec)

Semester duration: 15 weeks

Max Credits per Semester: 30 ECTS / 18 US

Level of Study: Bachelor

Tuition Fee: 1990 EUR

Discount at Asia Exchange/Beyond Abroad programs

Students from DreamStudies get a guaranteed 40 Euro discount on all Asia Exchange's programs in Korea, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Mexico, Cuba, Portugal, and Italy. You can take Study Abroad semesters, degree programs, or summer courses. EU and US citizens can also apply for a 40% scholarship.

All you need to do to get the coupon code is to fill out an info request form at and let us know where you want to study.

This offer expires on 2028-06-24

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