Engage Your Passions
The Quetzal Education Research Center brings students and researchers from around the world, including the host country, to engage dialogue and research focused on the tropical cloud forest and its floral and faunal community for the purpose of sustainability.READ MORE
Live, Learn and Explore
Life at QERC is more than just class time and research. As a student at QERC, you will become a part of a close-knit community as you live, learn, and explore alongside your peers. Come immerse yourself in a rich and vibrant community.
Our courses will help you explore your passions at a depth unmatched in a traditional classroom.
Central American History and Culture
Learn to integrate meaningfully into a culture that is different from your own.Apply Now
Biblical Theology and Global Stewardship
Discern what the Bible and Christian theology articulate about the nature of the world and the place of human persons in that world.Apply Now
Tropical Ecology and Sustainability
Experience the diversity of Tropical Ecology first hand.Apply Now
Tropical Field Research
Investigate the scientific questions you're curious about.Apply Now
Learn about pathogens common to the tropics and the clinical features of the associated diseases.Apply Now
Take a tourOur campus is a living laboratory for conservation, sustainability, and education.
Imagine yourself living in a Christ-centered community amidst Costa Rica's montane cloud forests.