Havana, Cuba


Spanish Studies Abroad gives you the unique opportunity to experience the blend of African, European, and American cultures that form Cuba.

Spanish Studies Abroad is a study abroad pioneer in Cuba. As a result, they are experts in dealing with the special issues involved in traveling to and studying in Cuba.

What You’ll Learn

You choose courses ranging from Spanish language and Cuban culture, to Afrocuba and Cuban Socialism. All courses are taught in Spanish by faculty from the Universidad de La Habana. Students with advanced Spanish skills can also take any two classes with Cuban students at the university’s Facultad de Artes y Letras.

Guided excursions and study visits to sites of historic and cultural interest throughout the country are an integral part of the program.

Living in Havana

Students live and share meals in small residential hotels. Students also have the chance to interact with local residents. This is usually through optional community service activities and visits to Cuban homes.


  • Offered both fall and spring
  • You must be a junior with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • You must have completed the intermediate level of college Spanish