Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
  • Locations: Havana, Cuba
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Spanish Studies Abroad 
  • Restrictions: WFU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/15/2021 10/15/2021 TBA TBA
Fall 2022 03/15/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 10/15/2022 TBA TBA
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 intermediate to 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
  • 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 & board (homestay), meals, 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 two semesters in advanced 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