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  • Locations: Havana, Cuba
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Spanish Studies Abroad 
  • Restrictions: Ithaca applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Minimum GPA: 3.0
Language of Instruction: Spanish Areas of Study: Caribbean Studies, Culture, History, Literature, Spanish (Language)
Housing Options: Homestay Program Provider: Spanish Studies Abroad
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Program Description:


Spanish Studies Program - Havana, Cuba

Why choose Havana?
The city of La Habana, founded in 1514, and named after a local aboriginal chief, is Cuba’s cosmopolitan capital. Havana was once one of the most prosperous ports, and the third most populous city in the Americas. A beautiful city, with idyllic landscapes, captivating bays, and a rich, diverse culture, Havana is the site for an ideal learning experience.

Spanish Studies Program at Universidad de La Habana
The Spanish Studies Program gives intermediate to advanced Spanish-level students the unique opportunity to take language and content courses designed for international students studying Spanish at Universidad de La Habana, all while benefiting from the cultural guidance, language tools, and academic quality that defines Spanish Studies Abroad. 

Program Highlights:
The goal of the Spanish Studies Program is to guide you to live as a member of this community, while gaining a profound understanding of your surroundings.
In this atmosphere of constant immersion, you will share daily activities with fellow Cuban and international students, whether attending classes or socializing. Courses designed for international students learning Spanish and access to abundant cultural resources, workshops, and activities allow you to more fully integrate into campus life at Universidad de La Habana. 

Learn the Language...
  • All classes taught in Spanish by Cuban professors
  • Courses designed for international students in a variety of disciplines
  • Optional Independent Research Projects.
All-inclusive program-sponsored study trips
Visits to locations such as Old Havana, the Museum of the Revolution, Farmers' Markets, grassroots community centers, jazz, salsa and hip-hop concerts, weekend trip to Santiago, day-trip to Las Terrazas, the colonial city of Trinidad, and more!

Program Inclusions:
Spanish Studies Abroad program fees include tuition, room & partial board (homestay with breakfast and dinner provided daily), support of the onsite Resident Director, pre-departure support, laundry, overnight and local study visits, cultural activities, orientation, health insurance, and a Spanish Studies Abroad transcript. Optional activities are also available through the university.

Prerequisite: 
  • Successful completion of one semester of intermediate college-level Spanish or the equivalent.
  • 3.0 overall GPA and 3.0 in Spanish language coursework
  • Applicants must be 18-25 years old and hold class-standing of sophomore, junior, or senior.

Contact:                                                                                           
Spanish Studies Abroad
446 Main Street
Amherst MA, 01002
tel: (413)256-0011
email: info@spanishstudies.org
www.spanishstudies.org
 


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PROGRAM INFORMATION:
  • Fall or Spring Terms
  • Classes scheduled Monday through Thursday
  • Average class size: 10
  • Prerequisite: successful completion of the intermediate level of college Spanish or the equivalent
  • Class standing junior or senior during program
  • 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework required
  • 13 - 17 credits per semester

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COURSES:
All courses are taught by Cuban university professors with extensive experience in teaching American students.

STUDY TRIPS AND CULTURAL VISITS:
All-inclusive program-sponsored excursions to places such as Old Havana, the Museum of the Revolution, Farmers' Markets, grassroots community centers, jazz, salsa and hip-hop concerts, Cienfuegos province, the colonial city of Trinidad, and more!

More program information coming soon.


This program is currently not accepting applications.