Known for its progressive environmental policies and national approach to conservation, Costa Rica boasts more biodiversity per square meter than any country in the world. Our partner university, the Universidad de Costa Rica is located in the capitol, San Jose.

Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR)

The Universidad de Costa Rica is the oldest and largest university in Costa Rica, originally established in 1843 as the Universidad de Santo Tomás. It is also considered a top research institution in Central America and the Caribbean.

Campus: San Jose

Population: 45,000 students

Faculties: Agricultural Sciences, Arts and Letters, Basic Sciences, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences

Language requirements: B2 Spanish

Housing: : The university offers an optional homestay program with a Costa Rica family.

You can find more information on the University Website or in the MoveOn Portal.