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Study Abroad Costa Rica by Veritas University

 

Costa Rica is definitely a great choice if you would like to study abroad. Veritas University has a large variety of learning courses such as Latin America Architecture, Drawing, Painting and Public Art, Documentary Appreciation, Latin America Tropical Dance, Afro Caribbean Studies, Spanish courses and more.

Costa Rica cultural information

It is considered the happiest country in Latin America according to the World Happiness Report (2016). It is a safe country for locals and tourists.

Costa Rica has no army; this was abolished by the famous José Figueres Ferrer on December 1, 1948.

Costa Rica Nature will amaze you

Jungles and virgin beaches, indescribable landscapes and more than a hundred active and inactive volcanoes. It is considered by UNESCO as a Natural Heritage of Humanity and is the country with the greatest biodiversity in the world. Its inhabitants are very gentle and cheerful.

Costa Rica official currency is the Colón. Due to its location, Costa Rica does not have the four defined seasons, but two. These are marked by rainfall and not by hours of sunlight. The inhabitants are Costa Rican; however, it is more common to refer to themselves as ticos. A very popular expression among the Ticos is "Pura Vida" It is used daily to greet, to emphasize that they are good, to refer to the quality of someone as a good person and even to say goodbye.

"I became way more curious about the world, I want to travel more now, I want to meet more people, learn more things, and I’ve made a lot of friends both Costa Rican and American and from all over the world"

- Wendell Kirkman | Indiana State University -