Institutional Partners


Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

CapturaICDS’s partner for its programs is the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, (ULatina, campus San Pedro and campus UAM) the largest private university in Costa Rica, with a student body of 16,000. With its modern facilities, advanced equipment, experienced staff, and extensive student services, ULatina provides the perfect environment to run ICDS’s highly participatory programs. Additionally, ULatina serves as a great environment to involve local students with international students, further adding to both the academic and the cultural experience.

Fundación para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad:

logo_aliarseThrough ALIARSE’s multi stakeholder network, which includes government officers, and representatives of private companies, the cooperative movement, and NGOs, ICDS provides a wide scope of experiential and service learning opportunities as complements to its academic programs.

Hospital Clínica Bíblica:

logo-sitioHospital Clínica Bíblica is the largest and most comprehensive private hospital in Costa Rica and the only Joint Commission certified hospital in Central America.  Through its social services area, ASEMECO, ICDS’ partner with Hospital Clínica Bíblica in the  conduction of its short-term and customized programs in the field of health.


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Earth is a private, non-profit, international University with a rigorous four-year undergraduate program in agricultural sciences, sustainability, and natural resource management. With a prestigious international faculty, EARTH provides a world-class education that emphasizes values, ethical entrepreneurship and environmental and social commitment for students from over 45 different countries.


International Universities:

At an international level, ICDS works with various American universities, such as, Drexel University, Elon University, Emory University, Kalamazoo College, Northeastern University, Suffolk University, The George Washington University, University of New Hampshire and Villanova University, and has hosted students from many other schools in the United States, Canada, and Europe.