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Spanish Studies Abroad: Cuba: Spanish Studies Program
Havana, Cuba (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Spanish Studies Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 01-NOV-2017
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2018 01-APR-2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
2000 level
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Homestay Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: Spanish
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Martha Sadler
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Art - Art History, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, History, Latin American Studies, Other Languages & Literatures, Spanish
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, Cienfuegos province, 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, computer access, 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.

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