Study Abroad education for a sustainable future in Costa Rica.See More
The Monteverde Institute supports applied research projects and partnerships that advance our mission of sustainable living at the local and global level.See More
Our goal is to enhance the capacity of community members, and visitors, to be effective actors in the endeavor of "a sustainable community for a sustainable world".See More
The institute’s programs are based on the belief that to achieve sustainability—both locally and globally—a combination of environmental, social, cultural, economic, and technological factors must be carefully considered. To that end, MVI fosters a synergistic approach that blends international study abroad, applied research and community engagement.
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The Monteverde Institute (MVI) is a member-governed Costa Rican not-for-profit association dedicated to education, applied research, and community engagement. Founded in 1986, MVI from its inception has facilitated place-based, experiential learning in education abroad, grounded in the environmental, social, economic and cultural realities of the Monteverde Zone communities.
Bellbird Biological Corridor
Fundacion Conservacionista Costarricense
Change The World Kids
Radio Comunitaria Monteverde
Earth University Costa Rica
United Nations Development Program Sgp