CIID Summer School Costa Rica 2019

Scholarships available for Costa Rican participants! Learn more here.


Are you interested in learning new skills with people from all over the world, discussing big issues and thinking about what you can do to help solve them?

We are proud to launch our 2nd Summer School in Costa Rica! Join us to learn life-centred design, embrace new technologies, and accelerate the pace of innovation in your work and daily life.

Schedule: Aug 19-23rd at the Omar Dengo Foundation, San José (map)
Aug 26-30th at La Selva Research Station (in the jungle – map)
For whom: The Summer School is open to everyone.
People from all over the world, of all backgrounds and all levels of experience are welcome to join. The workshop descriptions will state if any specific skills are required.
Language: All courses are taught in English.
Participation Fee: 1360 USD per workshop at the regular fee – read more about the Fees.
Structure: The programme has been designed for you to build your own curriculum based on your interests. Each week-long workshop is a stand-alone module and it is possible to participate in one or multiple workshops. The workshops generally run from Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm). Tuesday and Friday’s activities will run until 8 pm.
Topics: Explore the Workshops here. All workshops are taught using the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Click here if you wish to know more about the SDGs
Enrol here: There are 20 places available for each workshop and these will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Applications will be closed when the workshops are full. Workshops might be cancelled if they don’t have a minimum of 10 participants. If that’s the case, you will be offered a place on another workshop or receive a refund.
Read more about the enrolment here.