USAC Cuba: Havana

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Program Description

Study abroad in Havana, Cuba’s capital, and become immersed in a dynamic city that is culturally rich. You will have access to a variety of entertainment options along with culture and arts. The Old Havana area is a UNESCO World Heritage site and well worth a visit to experience the lives of locals. You will gain firsthand knowledge of a culture and a country that is assimilating fully into the global community after decades of relative isolation.

The culture here is a mixture of Caribbean influences such as American, Spanish, and African. This is a diverse destination with delicious dishes and interesting literature. Cuba has a vibrant mixture of culture and history which provides for a memorable travel adventure. There is also a lot to recommend for nature lovers who want to explore beaches, valleys, and plains.


Field trips and excursions to museums and to beautiful beaches
Enroll in an additional tour for Southern Cuba and explore Playa Pilar, among other destinations
Enjoy the local cuisine
Become immersed in the local culture alongside your classes

What`s Included

tuition and fees
USAC prearranged housing placement service
roundtrip airfare from Costa Rica to Cuba
Cuban visa fees
personalized pre-departure advising
immigration visa guidance
parental support and advisement
scholarship advising and assistance
transcript assistance
student health insurance
airport pick-up for those on the group flight/tour
USAC mandatory orientation
24-hour local staff support
program-organized overnight field trip to Varadero
museum visits in La Habana
two dinners with local Cuban families
local travel resources, tips, and suggestions


Anthropology, Culture, Dance, Government, History, Latin American Studies, Political Science/Politics, Spanish, Spanish Literature

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Program Locations

Havana, Cuba

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Program Details

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)
  • Cuba: Havana
School Term:
Summer, Winter
English, Spanish
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South african, South aftican, WorldWide
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