Arenal, a rich community for language immersion. Come and visit one of Costa Rica’s most popular areas while immersing yourself with small group class sizes in our classic language setting. Our medical and nursing students will love this opportunity to be part of a very unique experience. The head of the AEC medical program, Dr Arias has his clinic available for all who are interested. With three ambulances, five examination rooms, a radiology lab and pharmacy on site this gives our medical/nursing student a lot to experience. EMT’s are offered opportunities to go along with ambulance staff. Pharmacists can study and learn right on site from other Costa Rican pharmacists. With our other campus locations you can start your program in Turrialba and then move onto Arenal to experience the beauty, uniqueness of each location adding to the overall experience. With stronger language skills Dr Arias can have you be a part of his clinic setting where you can combine both language and being a part of a working clinic.
Live with a local host family that’s only minutes’ walk from the main central area of the town of La Fortuna. The area is noted for world renowned flora and fauna where people from all over the world come to visit and soak in the relaxing hot springs, jump into the area’s wondrous waterfalls or cascade down a white water adventure. For young and old this area can fit the interests of many.