Jump into a sustainable town building startup. The Kalu Yala Institute is for students and entrepreneurs passionate about addressing social and environmental issues through the discovery and application of scalable solutions and products.
We don't tell you what to do; you tell us what we should be doing. Spearhead projects that solve tough issues and drive the evolution of communities.
Get out of the classroom and into the wild– from lush jungles and beaches to developing towns and skyscraping cities.
Live in a diverse community of students and entrepreneurs dedicated to living, working, and growing sustainably.
Get to know Panama – a country of incredible biodiversity and progress. Exploration isn't just encouraged– it's built into your curriculum.
Score credit from your university for your time spent at Kalu Yala. Earn between 3-12 credit hours for each semester.
Launch a business at Kalu Yala, and sell or expand it through our business incubator. Get funding and support for your social enterprise.
Apply now to study abroad at Kalu Yala, or download our 2017 Program Guide.