Universidad de Costa Rica

About Universidad de Costa Rica

The Universidad de Costa Rica (U.C.R.) and the Psychological Research Institute (IIP) at U.C.R, are honored to be hosting the IACCP Regional Conference in July, 2019.

The University was founded more than 70 years ago, and it is the largest and most prestigious university and research center in the country.  It offers  more  than  250  undergraduate  programs,  as  well  as  over  450  postgraduate  study  programs.  Our  leadership  in  academic  studies  and  research efforts in the region, combined with our modern and highly sophisticated conference facilities, allow  us  to  proudly offer  an ideal venue to host the 2019 Regional Conference.  We extend to all of you our most heartfelt “Bienvenida” (Welcome).

¡¡Pura Vida Costa Rica!!*

(*Our National way of greeting each other, which means Pure Life).

Website: www.ucr.ac.cr

Getting to the Venues

Universidad de Costa Rica, is in San Pedro district, on the east side of the capital, San José.

It has three different campuses.  The venue of the Congress will be at the Social Sciences Building within the Research City Campus, “Ciudad de la Investigación” (B in the picture above) https://goo.gl/maps/pKXjXFn1WzHwkAt36.  This campus is one km east from the Main Campus, Campus Rodrigo Facio (A in the picture above).

 

maps UCR

To get to the venue using public transport, we recommend the following:

1. Arrive at Campus Rodrigo Facio, there are two options: take the shuttle from the university (see schedules in this program) or enjoy a one kilometer walk. Your destiny will be the Research City. From the main entrance there will be road signs to the Social Sciences faculty.

2. Use Taxi or Uber. Both services can enter the campus of the Research City, drive to Social Sciences Building:  https://goo.gl/maps/pKXjXFn1WzHwkAt36

Transportation within the campuses: University Shuttles

There is an internal transportation service that connects Campus A and B. It must be taken at the Faculty of Education.  https://goo.gl/maps/ZSbK1tkE5mwBPx259

The schedule is in the table below.

 

bus UCR   Bus UCR 2

Shuttle Schedule during the Conference

UNIVERSITY SHUTTLE SCHEDULE

ROUTE: CAMPUS RODRIGO FACIO, RESEARCH CITY CAMPUS, ODONTOLOGY FACULTY

 

 

Faculty of Education (Campus Rodrigo Facio)

Social Sciences Faculty (Research City Campus)

 

Departure

Departure

7.40

16.30

8.00

16.35

8.30

16.40

7.30

16.50

7.45

17.05

8.10

17.10

 

17.25

 

17.30

 

17.35

 

17.40

 

18.0

 

18.10

 

18.15

 

18.20

 

18.30

 

18.35

 

18.50

 

19.00

Social Sciences Faculty
Social Sciences Faculty
Social Sciences Faculty

Psychology Research Institute (IIP)