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The grounds of CIAPA are peaceful and provide plenty of common areas for students and faculty to gather. One of the favorite activities of the students is to gather for dinner together on the outside patio dining area. Photo by Jimmy Huck

Group Dinner at CIAPA

Students on the Summer in Costa Rica Program enjoy dinner on the outside patio.

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  • February 25th, 2014

    Costa Rica as your classroom

    This story originally appeared in Tulane’s New Wave. By: Mary Sparacello Currently, seven Tulane undergraduates are spending the spring semester studying tropical and environmental studies at a Tulane-run campus in Costa Rica…


Tulane @ CIAPA

CIAPA is a Tulane-affiliated campus in San José, Costa Rica for academic programs and meetings.

Central American Experience @ CIAPA

The Central American Experience is a fall semester program that introduces students to a region of the world fascinating in its historical, geographical, and biological diversity, and closely tied to the United States and the Gulf South.

Tropical & Environmental Studies @ CIAPA

This Spring semester abroad program is focused on environmental issues in the tropics and a unique, interdisciplinary experience for students interested in Environmental Studies.

Summer Study Abroad

Since 2000, Tulane has operated a summer study abroad program at the CIAPA campus.

Special Short Term Programs

CIAPA is the perfect location for symposia, conferences, or meetings with Latin American colleagues.