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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Education Department/School: Curriculum & Teaching
Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program AU Faculty Director(s): Sue Barry,
Majors: English as a Second Language (ESL) Majors, Foreign Language Education Majors Student Level: G-Graduate
GPA: 3.0 (Graduates)
Program Description:


Foreign Language Curriculum Program in
Costa Rica



This two-week exchange program at Auburn University and the Universidad Nacional Costa Rica is open to five teachers preparing for graduate degrees in the teaching of Spanish or English-Language Learners. Teachers will: (1) observe and reflect on methodologies for teaching modern languages at different levels in a variety of school settings; (2) observe daily life in the target culture though a home stay with a local family in Heredia, Costa Rica, or Auburn; (3) become familiar with the cities of Heredia or Auburn and their surrounding areas; and (4) investigate a specific topic to be determined on a yearly basis.


Heredia, Costa Rica


If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA NOTICE: Visa regulations are being reviewed and updated constantly. Please check with the Faculty Director or Program Provider regarding Visa requirements. 


Contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page with any program specific questions.

This program is currently not accepting applications.