Program Details

This 3-week program is offered in January or July at Universidad de La Habana and all courses are taught by native Cuban faculty. Students take Introduction to Contemporary Cuba and are lodged in hotels. An array of cultural activities and study trips are
Location:
Havana, Cuba
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Introduction to Contemporary Cuba is offered in English or Spanish. Study 20th Century Cuba to the present, including political, economic and social history, and the arts. Cultural visits are also arranged in Havana along with field trips to: Matanzas Province & Varadero Beach; Pinar del Rio; Hemingway's home/ museum; Museum of the Revolution Soroa Orchid Preserve, Afro-Cuban rumba party at Callej n de Hammel, the colonial city of Trinidad and more.

This 3-week program is offered in January or July at Universidad de La Habana and all courses are taught by native Cuban faculty. Students take Introduction to Contemporary Cuba and are lodged in hotels. An array of cultural activities and study trips are designed to encourage direct interaction with the Cuban people. Earn four credits during each 3-week term. Program licensed by the U.S. Government and sponsored by Willamette University.

An incredible opportunity to experience the real Cuba. Talk to locals, meet young writers and filmmakers and tour Cuba with a fully licensed educational program with experience in Havana since 1997. Spanish Studies offers the chance to form your own opinion of Cuba and it's people.
Setting Description:
Experience the Caribbean walking along the Malecón seafront or buy local art at the open market in old Havana. Ride in a 1930's era taxi to have a Mojito cocktail at the Bodeguita del Medio, one of Hemingway's favorite hangouts. Tropical, sunny and lively, Havana's jazz and salsa clubs are never far away. Study tours and day trips are included at no extra cost.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Merit and diversity based

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