To satisfy the need of our students to communicate as functional multilinguals through the use of an innovative methodology and personalized attention, in a reasonable time span and at a reasonable cost.
To be an innovative institution of higher education, a leader nationally and internationally in offering educational programs that are practical and intensive.
- Experience: Over 40 years of experience and thousands of students back up our methodology!.
- Methodology: We want our students to be able to have fluent conversations in day to day activities, at school and/ or professionally… So, we focus on intensive oral practice to achieve that proficiency, without neglecting writing and underlying grammar.
Flexibility & adaptability: Small groups in dynamic and interactive lessons, all year round!
Multiple locations: Intensa has 4 different locations in 3 provinces to choose from!
Accommodation: Being in a safe and comfortable environment is one of the most important things to consider when studying abroad, we have diverse options to offer our students, including homestay families, that have been meticulously picked and that comply with our standards..
- Activities: We have multiple activities for our students to participate in and immerse in the Costa Rican culture like cooking, dance, walking tours and others.
Expeditions: Costa Rica offers something for everyone. Whether you wish to spend your day hiking through the rain forest and gazing at exotic birds, or sipping tropical drinks in a natural hot spring while admiring the explosion of an active volcano. Both oceans provide excellent surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities. With over 15 different ecosystems, students will have a wide variety of landscapes, climates and activities to choose from our selected expeditions.
Volunteering: Volunteering helps not only to develop or improve hard and soft skills that will advance your career, but is also proven to make you happy! From taking care of baby sea turtles, to teaching English to young adults in high vulnerability contexts; from translation for non-government organizations to learning how to run a sustainable and organic farm… We have many options to choose from to volunteer and make a difference!
International programs coordinator: Student support before, during and after the program.
Credits: Students can receive university credits for studies at Intensa, further information provided upon request.