This unique study abroad opportunity in Costa Rica is the result of a partnership between EARTH University and other premier US universities, which form the “Consortium for Sustainability”. Program participants join students, researchers and professors from around the world for a short-term, intensive summer course on the following critical global issues:

Course 1:
Tropical Forest Carbon Management: Tools for Protecting Rain Forests and Mitigating Climate ChangeProgram dates: May 14th – May 27th, 2017

Course 2:
Making Agriculture Sustainable: Understanding Challenges and Finding SolutionsProgram dates: May 28th – June 10th, 2017

Course 3:
Engaging Rural Communities: Tools and Methodologies for Sustainable DevelopmentProgram dates: June 18th – July 1st, 2017

Course 4:
Tackling Environmental Issues: How to Measure, Manage and Mitigate Our Impact Program dates: July 2nd – July 15th, 2017

Program fees:

The cost for each course (i.e., 2 week-long session) is USD $2,425 and it includes tuition, room and board, access to campus facilities, student services, field trips throughout the region, and administrative fees. Airplane ticket, international health and travel insurance, personal expenses, and any additional study abroad fees from your home institution are not included.

Language of instruction:

Courses are taught in English, but an optional intensive Spanish course is offered.
Please note that you may enroll in one or all of the four courses, but we do recommend combining adjoining courses for logistical reasons.
This program takes place at EARTH each summer and consists of four courses. Apply by April 15, 2017.

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