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Study in Panama

Interested in studying abroad in the central American nation of Panama? Click on the tabs below for an insight into the range of universities in Panama, the lifestyle and practical information.

Fast Facts

  • Southernmost country in Central America
  • Borders with Costa Rica, Colombia, Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean
  • Capital and largest city is Panama City
  • While the official currency is the balboa, this is pegged to the US dollar, and US paper notes are used
  • Major exports include bananas, fish, shrimp and oil
  • Known for the Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
  • Climate is tropical, and temperatures high year round
  • Popular sports include baseball, boxing, basketball, volleyball and soccer