Costa Rica

Exchange Possibilities to Costa Rica

The Universidad de Costa Rica is the oldest and largest university in Costa Rica. It was founded in 1843 under the name Universidad de Santo Tomás. It is considered one of the best research universities in Central America and the Caribbean.

Campus: San José

Number of students: 45,000

Faculties: Agricultural and Food Sciences, Art, Education, Engineering, Faculty of Law, Natural Sciences, Pharmacology, Social Sciences, Economics

Language requirements: Spanish B2

Housing: The university offers placement services for exchange students with host families in Costa Rica.

You can find more information on the university's website and the database "Gö abroad" (in German).

Dr. Maren Büttner
South Africa, China, Latin America, Mongolia, South Korea, Taiwan

Netra Bhandari
India (from winter semester 2022/23)

Patricia Missler
Israel and Russia

Dr. Martin Jagonak
Japan, North America, Oceania

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