Truman Study Abroad Programs - Costa Rica

Conversa: courses all year round
Universidad Veritas
Universidad Veritas Summer

Centro Lingüístico CONVERSA

The main focus of the Centro Lingüístico CONVERSA is to teach Spanish and English as foreign languages. The university has campuses in Costa Rica's capital city, San José , and Santa Ana, roughly fifteen minutes away. Costa Rica offers a rich cultural and environmental atmosphere for students with its mild climate, national parks, volcanoes, beaches, rain forests, and wildlife refuges. The main campus is located in Santa Ana, on a former six-acre mountainside farm named El Pedregal. The program follows the teaching methods of the Peace Corps and the Foreign Service Institute.

Universidad Veritas

The Universidad Veritas is located in Costa Rica's capital city of San José. There students have easy access to the city's museums, restaurants, markets, and the National Theater. Reaching other parts of the country, including beaches on both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, are all within a few hours drive from San José. The Universidad Veritas is located in a residential section of town. The Veritas Instituto de Español (Intensive Spanish for Foreign Students) is part of the University and offers students from around the world the opportunity to advance their Spanish language skills while taking other courses in English by bilingual faculty from the University.