CIEE Tropical Ecology & Conservation Program in Monteverde, Costa Rica

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CIEE Tropical Ecology & Conservation Program in Monteverde, Costa Rica

You’re in for the ecological education of a lifetime. Take courses and do research in a spectacular cloud forest 4,600 feet above sea level in Monteverde at CIEE’s Study Center. You’ll come to understand the practical biological problems associated with agricultural development, ecotourism, and grassroots conservation efforts in developing countries. Study abroad in Monteverde and you’ll: - Gain hands-on experience through an independent research project - Participate in two, two-and-a-half-week field trips, including a trip to Panama to observe marine diversity in the coral reefs off the Bocas del Toro Islands - Live in a biological station surrounded by the Monteverde Cloud Forest - Get to known rural Costa Rica during a one-month homestay with a local family - Study Spanish at nine different levels with no more than five students per instructor

Subjects

  • Latin American Studies
  • Tropical Biology
  • Ecology
  • Conservation And Preservation
  • Environmental Studies
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Language Literature And Studies
  • Foreign (Non-English) Languages And Literature

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