Maximo Nivel provides high quality, affordable study abroad programs in Latin America. Since 2003, we have offered our international programs to participants from all over the world. Our programs in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru include: Spanish immersion, Volunteer Abroad, International Internships, TEFL Certification, Study Abroad, High School Abroad, and other great adventure and culture programs. Our intercultural centers are locally-based organizations in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru.

Our programs are internationally accredited and university credit is available for most programs. Our success is based on our commitment to quality and the highest level of client service. Whether you want to study abroad, take a gap year, get international work experience, or just get involved in life, language, and culture, Maximo Nivel has a program for you!

We pride ourselves on providing a great home base in Latin America! We continuously invest in professional staff and first-class facilities to ensure your overall experience with us is nothing short of excellent.

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Why I Maximo

This was my first volunteer trip and Maximo Nivel has gone above and beyond to make this the most memorable one for me yet. I was in the Childcare program and my heart is thankful, humbled and so full. The children in the after school care are so precious and their joy is contagious!
Erin Chu‎
Just finished TEFL….WOW!. Not only did I need a major refresher on my own English grammar, I feel like I can go anywhere and teach TEFL. They prepared me beyond what I imagined. Interested in travel and making a difference? I recommend it with a grade of A++++! Thank you Antigua, Guatemala.
‎Paul Shane Cole‎ ‎ ‎‎
Thank you so much to Maximo Nivel for a great month! It has been a pleasure to be at a clinic in Poroy and work alongside the nurses and physicians at local schools. It was my first volunteer abroad experience and was definitely on for the books, and I cannot wait to be able to experience more events like this through Maximo Nivel in the future.
Shivani Tumu‎
This trip has been truly amazing! I have learned so much about patient care in my medical placement and I could not ask for a better clinic to work in! Maximo nivel has given me an experience I will never forget and I cant wait to have another adventure with Maximo!
Amber James
Had the most amazing expierence with Maximo Nivel in Cuzco, Peru. Volunteering in a clinic exceeded my expectations in all ways, and I feel like I learned so much. My biggest regret is that I chose to only come to Peru for two weeks. I would highly recommend them because I had a wonderful expierence with this affordable program.
Haley Kathryn‎
These two weeks flew by. This program gave me the opportunity to explore the country not just as a tourist, but living like a local. My host family was great and taught me a lot about Costa Rican culture. I was able to get an insight in teaching esl, which is what I am majoring in. It was a very enriching experience.
Alexandra M. Cintrón Jiménez‎
Maximo Nivel is a great organization which has given me a life changing opportunity at such an affordable cost. I would definitely recommend this experience to everyone who is interested in community work abroad!
Alessia Fuoco‎
I have been in Guatemala for just about three weeks now and Maximo Nivel has continued to show me endless support through my time here. The staff are all so friendly and really care about their volunteers.
Emily Ayenew‎‎
Absolutely loved volunteering through Maximo! The staff was amazing and so helpful and they offered so many free cultural experiences! I am so glad I decided to travel through them
‎Jenna Sage Chapman‎ ‎‎
Had the most amazing expierence with Maximo Nivel in Cuzco, Peru. Volunteering in a clinic exceeded my expectations in all ways, and I feel like I learned so much. My biggest regret is that I chose to only come to Peru for two weeks. I would highly recommend them because I had a wonderful expierence with this affordable program.
Haley Kathryn‎

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