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About Nicaragua
Country Handbook



Known as the land of lakes and volcanoes, Nicaragua has an abundance of untouched tropical landscapes that range from pristine beaches to lush rainforests. Nicaragua also offers a fascinating history, from the settling of the Aztecs to the Spanish conquest to nearly hosting what became the Panama Canal. Recognized as one of the safest countries in Central America, Nicaragua is quickly becoming a hot spot for tourism, real estate and business investments.


Chances of Placement

Chance of placement for US and international students on ISEP Exchange is excellent. Chance of placement for all students on ISEP Direct is generally Excellent. For the most current chances of placement, see the Sites Open for Applications for US Students or Sites Open for I-to-I Applications.