Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW
Costa Rica Study Abroad Course

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Sustainability and Systems Thinking

Course & Travel Dates: January 3-16, 2018

January | CHE 4990/ENR 4890/5890 | 3 credits

Designed for students with interests in sustainability, engineering, environmental studies, and ecosystem studies, this course emphasizes sustainability issues focused through a systems thinking philosophy lens. The class will take place at the UGA San Luis campus in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Region of Costa Rica, where students will be immersed in a campus and region epitomizing sustainable practices. Numerous activities and tours will enable first hand experiences as well as direct interactions with the community who have embraced sustainable philosophies.

Requirements & Fees:

  • Open to all UW students

  • Passport valid for travel to Costa Rica

  • Financial contribution from each student:$1500 (in-country expenses: lodging, meals, transportation & activities) + ~$800 flights + $150 Study Abroad fee & insurance cost (payable to International Programs)

  • UW tuition and fees not included in course costs

  • Cheney Study Abroad Grants available (dependent on qualifying GPA)

  • Application deadline: October 15


Applications are currently being accepted for this course.

Questions? Contact Patrick Johnson ( for more information.

Share This Page:

Contact Us

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window) Find us on Instagram (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon