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As you study, you learn. As you study and travel, you transcend

More than a study abroad provider, Costa Rica Global Learning Programs is an organization that brings the world to Costa Rica while simultaneously encouraging Costa Rica to explore the rest of the world. We are dedicated to customizing high-quality academic experiences that leave a lasting impact on our participants.



International education experiences is what brought GLP to life, and we have experienced firsthand the impact of studying while traveling.


Brandon Gonzalez

Digital Media Specialist

Studied Abroad in:

  • United States

Favorite Quote: 

“If you really are passionate about it, you're just going to find a way to make it happen.” - Keiynan Lonsdale


Watching movies, being in wild nature, deep conversations, hiking, wildlife photography, creating and sharing videos, traveling, anything fitness. 

Why Brandon Thinks You Should Study Abroad: 

We have to face different realities in order to understand the world, ourselves, and what really matters. Studying abroad deeply awakens that spark within you, unleashing your potential, personal growth, and professional success. It also allows you to actively learn and network while traveling! I mean, if you have opportunity, do it.


Sergio Zúñiga

Internship Program Manager

Studied Abroad in:

  • Denmark

Favorite Quote: 

"However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at." - Stephen Hawking


Football (Soccer), workout, family and friends time, traveling, hiking, music.

Why Sergio Thinks You Should Study Abroad: 

Studying abroad lets you see life with a new perspective, allows you to open to new lifestyles, cultures and environments. Studying abroad is that experience that makes you feel alive and excited for learning more and more about new things. Studying abroad is that unforgettable experience.


Alexis Wren

President & Director of Programming

Studied Abroad in:

  • France, Perú, Arizona (study away), Costa Rica

Favorite Quote: 

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes” - Marcel Proust


Running, birdwatching, traveling, hiking, mountain biking, reading, baking.

Why Alexis Thinks You Should Study Abroad: 

Studying abroad, even for a short period, opens your eyes to seeing your home country from a new perspective, challenges the ideals that have been instilled in you since birth, deepens your empathy, and just overall makes you a more well-rounded person.


Alvaro Rivas

Program Coordinator

Studied Abroad in:

  • United States, Italy

Favorite Quote: 

"All that is gold does not glitter,

Not all those who wander are lost,

The old that is strong does not wither

Deep roots are not reached by the frost"

- JRR Tolkien


Cooking delicious food, reading in different languages, swimming in open waters.

Why Alvaro Thinks You Should Study Abroad: 

I think everyone should study abroad in order to develop tolerance and patience towards our differences, perspective to understand ourselves better and curiosity to explore and discover the unknown.


Diana Corboba

Vice President & Director of Academics

Studied Abroad in:

  • Pennsylvania, Uruguay

Favorite Quote: 

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”. - Aristotle


Dancing, learning, traveling, cultural activities, personal development.

Why Diana Thinks You Should Study Abroad: 

Maybe you might not experience right away, but study abroad raises your awareness, and broadens your mind. You will notice that the experience will come again and again many times, i.e.  when you make personal decisions, business agreements. It's not only about learning, it's about presence, and living with all your senses something that will definitely last a lifetime.


Sofía Carrillo

Program Coordinator

Studied Abroad in:

  • United Kingdom

Favorite Quote: 

"It's a big world out there, it would be a shame not to experience it!" - Jo Andrews


Hiking, travelling, working out ( boxing), watching movies, and quality time with friends and family. 

Why Sofía Thinks You Should Study Abroad: 

It is an unforgettable experience that allows you to discover and define yourself. Experiencing another culture and lifestyle opens your mind and helps you see things with a different perspective. You make longlife friendships, learn new languages, have better career opportunities, and appreciate small things in life.


Since 2019, we have collaborated with local and international partners to transform more than 400 students' lives through study abroad. 

 The Catholic University of America

International Partner


"I have worked and traveled with GLP for 3 trips and with 7 virtual internships and am very satisfied with every aspect of the program. The team is professional, articulate and the locations are clean and updated. Programs are very well organized.

Jennifer Maxwell

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