The World Bank announced that it committed credits by $400 million between 2012 and 2015 to support a plan to improve higher education in Costa Rica.

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With these funds, “Costa Rica will be able to support the public university system, helping to improve their infrastructure, increase their physical capacity, ensuring a better teacher training and research,” noted the Minister of finance. The program is part of the so-called strategic alliance with Bank of Costa Rica, which seeks to develop the competitiveness.