EARTH University’s Spanish Language Institute offers intensive language-learning courses are offered as either standalone study or as a supplement to any existing program.

During your time on campus, you also will have many opportunities to get involved in University life and activities with EARTH's full-time students, along with visiting local communities and traveling to impressive destinations across Costa Rica! Spanish Language Courses at EARTH University also pair particularly well with EARTH's Internship Abroad summer program. 

The dates for this program are flexible. ISEP students enroll in Spanish Language courses at EARTH during any four-week period between early May and mid-August. 

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Course Description

Spanish language courses at EARTH are small-group or one-on-one and can be tailored specifically to your needs. Classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced language learners are available. The course meets for 64 hours over 4 weeks (16 hours per week) and awards 4 credits.  


(in Spanish)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Spanish Language and Literature

  • Language and Culture Recommended!

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation

Special Application Instructions

Please upload to the "additional documents" section of your application a letter with the following information:

1) Your field of academic study at your home university

2) Your current level of Spanish 

3) Your intended enrollment dates. This should be four consecutive weeks between early May and mid-August. 

Semester & Prices

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