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Currently, the Monteverde Institute has space to host more semester or quarter courses.

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Course Curriculum and Logistical Support for development of courses in our thematic areas

We offer courses in these areas:

  • Agro-Ecology
  • Anthropology and Social Development
  • Environment & Social Justice
  • Community Health
  • Conservation Biology
  • EcoTourism
  • Land Use Planning
  • Spanish Language & Culture
  • Sustainable Development
  • Tropical Ecology
  • Water Resource Management



You may create a specialized or custom course for your university or high school which can be hosted by the Monteverde Institute.  Click here for more information.



Other opportunities include: 

  • Study tours and service learning for high schools, colleges, and universities
  • Internships, research, and volunteer opportunities. Click here for more information.



Currently, the Monteverde Institute has space to host 2 more semester or quarter courses, Fall and Summer.  For more information, click here.


Open Enrollment Courses

Open Enrollment courses are available for local and international students regardless of their affiliation with a university and who would like to study in an environment of place-based education and service learning.  Currently these courses include but are not limited to Sustainable Futures and our Spanish Courses.  Please contact for current information on local offerings.

Limited Enrollment Courses

Limited enrollment course are provided by specific colleges, universities and consortia.  Occasionally these courses may be made available for students outside these organizations.  Please contact the school directly through their Study Abroad office.

Short Courses

Course topics include biology, ecology, sustainability, community health, liberal arts, and social justice.  If you have a course you would like to offer, click here to learn how to partner with Monteverde Institute.