Broad Curriculum in Panama

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Program Description

Panama is a crossroads between the Americas and Panama City, its capital, is a bustling metropolitan city surrounded by tropic rain forests and serving as a hub for international trade. Students will be immersed in a bilingual community within Latin American culture while studying liberal arts, science, and business. Modernity and history combine seamlessly in this lush destination filled with diversity.

Safe and hospitable, Panama is home to the eighth wonder of the world, the Panama Canal. Alongside international commerce, Panama is full of natural wonders to explore for those who enjoy the outdoors.

Students will be able to experience this tropical area with beaches, historical areas, and modern Panama. By joining the Broad Curriculum program, students can earn credits for elective courses and general requirements.

Students will go on excursions to the Panama Canal, indigenous communities, the island homes of Kuna Indians, and the cosmopolitan, old, and colonial centers of Panama City. Students will experience local customs, handicrafts, food, and culture. Surf, sunbathe, deep sea-fish, and participate in ecotourism like hikes and other adventurous activities.


Included social and cultural events:

•Welcome and farewell dinner
•Excursions to the Embera Indians’ indigenous communities
•Visit to a coffee plantation farm and coffee processing plant in the highlands of Panama
•Excursions to San Lorenzo Fortress and Portobelo
• San Blas Islands Tour
• Contadora Islands and Taboga excursion
• Colón Free Zone excursion
•Expedition for turtle hatching
•Visit to liquor distillery
•Excursion to the Achiotines tuna fish research laboratory
• Certified agro-touristic farm excursion
• Isla Grande Tour
•Excursion to the countryside
• Eco-Canal Tour
•Explore Cosmopolitan, Old, and Colonial Panama
•Tour of the Visitors’ Center and the Panama Canal Locks

* New opportunities or events may change plans.

What`s Included

The program fees above include:

•All registration fees
•All instructional costs for up to 10 undergraduate credits for Summer 1 or summer 2, up to 16 undergraduate credits for Summer 3, Fall, or Spring
•Welcome orientation
•Program planned excursions
•Program planned group activities
•Full-time academic support
•Full-time administrative support
•Entry visa
•Scheduled group pickup at airport
•Health Insurance
•International Student ID Card
•IP T-shirt and travel water bottle

Not included: The fee does not include round-trip international airfare; passport; food (except as noted); books and supplies; personal travel/activity/spending money; university-assessed fees (e.g. per credit hour technology fee).


Economics, English, Humanities, International Relations, Marketing, Ad., & PR, Mathematics, Science

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Florida State University International Programs
  • Panama: Panama
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Fall, Spring, Summer
English, Spanish
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