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  • Locations: Havana, Cuba
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Spanish Studies Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2021 01-APR-2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: NOTE: You must submit an application to UVA and your outside program provider. The deadline above is for UVA’s application. The deadline for your outside program application may be earlier. Confirm the outside program’s application deadline on their website

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: 2000 level Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-UVa Students: No
Housing: Homestay Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct Enrollment at foreign institution, Study center Click here for a definition of this term Tuition Payments Made To: Program Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Education Abroad Advisor: Liz Wellbeloved Click here for a definition of this term Application Fee: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Administrative Fee: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Subject Area: Art, Art - Art History, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, History, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Other Languages & Literatures, Philosophy, Sociology, Spanish
Program Description:
Havana

Integrated 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.

Integrated Studies Program at Universidad de La Habana
The Integrated Studies Program gives advanced Spanish-level students the unique opportunity to take language and content courses designed for international students studying Spanish, and integrated courses with Cuban students 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 Integrated 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, classes with Cuban students, 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
  • Guided direct enrollment in a wide range of courses at Universidad de La Habana
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 and day trip to Las Terrazas in Viñales.

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 two semesters in advanced 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