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Maximo Nivel is a leading educational travel and study abroad organization. We offer a range of programs in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru, including Volunteer Abroad, International Internships, Native Spanish Program, TEFL Certification, Adventure and Culture programs, and more. We offer comprehensive instruction and learning, academic credit for most programs, and a fun and professional environment. Founded in 2003, Maximo Nivel is a professional, ethical, and hardworking organization dedicated to providing a great experience to every student, participant, and client. We aim to deliver safe, affordable, high-quality programs, provide the best Spanish language immersion in Latin America, improve the impact at every volunteer project site where our volunteers work, train and certify world-class ESL teachers, organize excellent internships, and help people see the world.


TEFL Certification in Costa Rica—Teach in Latin America!

Certified English teachers are in heavy demand all over the world. This rewarding career will help you develop new skills and travel! Our institute in Costa Rica offers a fun, intensive, internationally ...

TEFL Certification in Guatemala—Teach in Latin America!

Become a certified English teacher by earning a TEFL/TESOL certification with Maximo Nivel in Antigua, Guatemala. This program is the perfect passport to a job teaching English in Latin America or anywhere ...

Native Spanish Program—Costa Rica | Guatemala | Peru

Live and study in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. Maximo Nivel offers the most intensive and professional Spanish immersion program in Latin America. Our Native Spanish Program emphasizes oral ...

TEFL/TESOL Certification—Costa Rica | Guatemala | Peru

Get TEFL certified and start your career as a professional English teacher. English teachers are in high demand all over Latin America and the rest of the world! Maximo Nivel offers the 4-week internationally ...

TEFL Certification in Peru—Teach in Latin America!

Maximo Nivel's internationally-accredited TEFL/TESOL Certification program is the perfect passport to a job teaching English in Latin America or anywhere else in the world! The 4-week/150-hour certification ...

Great Volunteer Programs—Costa Rica | Guatemala | Peru

Maximo Nivel is a locally based organization in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. Volunteer abroad—get involved, make an impact, and learn to serve by working at local projects: - Working with Kids - ...


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Daniel Ruiz, 23

United States

An amazing eight weeks in Cusco

I had the pleasure of working on two projects while being in Cusco for eight weeks. The experience of working construction in the mornings and working with kids in the afternoon was an incredible...

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John Mcalpine, 59


Are you thinking enrolling in the TEFEL Certification Course offered by Máximo Nivel in Manuel Antonio? I just completed the 4 week course (July 2018) and I give it my absolute highest...

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Asha, 27

You will NOT regret it!

I just recently completed the course with Audra. Be prepared for a challenging bit of work but Audra does a great job in making the month super enjoyable with her fierce personality! She's lots of...

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