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  • Locations: Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** Applications must be submitted by 10:00 pm. Study Abroad applicants should note that the deadline indicated here is for Hopkins only; external programs may have earlier deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
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GPA Requirement: 2.5 Housing Type: Apartment
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Areas of Study: Global Environmental Change & Sustainability
Program Type: CIEE, Third-party provider Credit Type: Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript)
Program Advisor: Jessica Mervis Language Prerequisite: No
Hopkins Application Fee: $25 (provider/university may also charge an app fee) Application Process: (1) Complete Hopkins app by clicking "Apply Now", (2) Go to program website to complete program app (note deadline may be different)
Program Description:

Monteverde
CIEE Summer Tropical Ecology and Conservation in Monteverde, Costa Rica
Spend the summer exploring Costa Rica’s diverse and imitable ecosystems and gain comprehensive insight into their conservation through theory, hands-on exposure, and direct experimentation.

Through rigorous coursework, Spanish language instruction, extensive travel throughout Costa Rica, and an independent research project, study abroad in Monteverde, acquaints you with practical biological problems associated with agricultural development, eco-tourism, and grassroots conservation efforts in developing countries.

Study abroad in Costa Rica and you will:logo

  • Camp and hike in some of Costa Rica’s most amazing protected areas, including rain forest, dry forest, mangroves, beaches, and more
  • Live in Monteverde, an internationally recognized area of research and natural beauty, and home to a world famous Cloud Forest
  • Gain research experience conducting your own independent project
  • Experience rural Costa Rica through a homestay with a local family
  • Enjoy cultural activities in the town of Monteverde
 

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 




IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ALL JHU APPLICANTS

There is a dual application process for this program:

(1) Students must complete the Hopkins application by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button
AND
(2) Students must complete the program application, which you can access on the program website.

Please make sure to abide by both the Hopkins and the program deadlines as they may be different.