Study Abroad Programs

A 155-acre property located in mountainous San Luis de Monteverde, UGA Costa Rica is proud to offer courses representing 35 different disciplines and 9 Colleges within the University of Georgia, making it not only the largest of UGA's three international centers but also the one sponsoring the widest academic representation. Click below to find detailed information on each of our annual programs, including their faculty and experiential focus.


Coffee: From Bean to Cup! (Thanksgiving Break)
Tropical Biology Fall Semester


Costa Rica Studies Abroad Spring


Advanced Spanish, Creative Writing, & Photodocumentary
Art & Journalism
Housing and Household Economics (FHCE)
Outdoor Recreation & Geology
Tropical Ecology


Conservation Medicine and Conservation Biology
International Perspectives on Interracial Communication
Language & Culture Service-Learning
Spanish Language and Cultural Immersion
Surfing & Sustainability: Political Ecology in Costa Rica