Our institution was created in March, 1941. It was preceded by Casa de Enseñanza de San Tomás, founded in 1814 and closed in 1843.
The Universidad de Costa Rica was started on August 26, 1940, due to the Law N° 362 of the Republic. Since its doors opened in March, 1941, its work has been channeled in accordance with a constant, inexhaustible, and free search for truth, efficacy, and beauty, as read in its Organic Statute.
In order to obtain it, students must bring a passport-size photo (with name, last name, and passport number written on the back of it) during the period established for registration or, the latest, during the first three days of class. This document allows the students to use the libraries and other university services as well as to obtain student discounts in cultural centers and the university gym
The SFL Program offers a total of 29 courses including Intensive Language Courses, Latin American Literature and Culture, Advanced Spanish Conversation and Advanced Spanish Composition.
Around 400 students, from different countries, come to the SFL Program per year.
Students are required to take an oral and written placement test to determine their proficiency level in Spanish.
Programa de Español como Lengua Extranjera
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