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.
Fact Sheet:
#i18n(14)#
Academic Courses: HUM Language of Instruction: Spanish
Housing: Host Family Program Length: Semester
Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum GPA: 3.00
Class Status: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

CIEE in Cuba: Havana - Cuban Studies

AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY  |  COURSE INFORMATION  |  HOUSING INFORMATION  |  COSTS |  STUDENT LIFE  | APPLICATION PROCESS  |  STAFF CONTACT



CIEE-HavanaAT A GLANCE/LOCATION

Click to CloseAs the political, economic, and cultural hub of Cuba, Havana is the perfect spot to practice your Spanish and gain insight into this country’s fascinating past. Learn about the Cuban Revolution, Cuba’s relationship with the U.S., explore Cuban art, language, and literature, and step into history in Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

With a population of two million, Havana is the largest city in Cuba and the political and economic hub of the country. Enjoy a vibrant arts scene – from the music for which the island nation is famous to film, dance, and visual arts. In 1982, Old Havana was named a UNESCO World Heritage site, with the restoration process praised for combining historic preservation with local community development.

Pre-Requisites for Program/Eligibility

An overall GPA of 3.00 is required to be considered for this program. 
PROGRAM TERM 

FALL SEMESTER:  Late August – Mid-December 
SPRING SEMESTER:  Late January – Mid-May
Photo of ParisAREAS OF STUDY 
 
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • History
  • International Business
  • Math/Statistics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

COURSE INFORMATION 

Click here to find the list of available courses.
 
HOUSING INFORMATION 

Homestay (two meals per day are included)

COSTS

1. Administrative Fee: $150


2. Belmont Tuition:

Student will first pay Belmont tuition and then be charged a Program Fee for the difference in total provider program cost and what has already been paid for Belmont tuition. If the provider program costs less than Belmont tuition, the student will only be billed Belmont tuition.


3. Airfare  
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel.It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare. 

4. Other 
 
Photo of ParisSTUDENT LIFE
  • Visit sites of historic and cultural importance in Havana and the surrounding areas.
  • Attend festivals and holiday celebrations like Festival Internacional de Ballet de La Habana.
  • Go on historical, architectural, or other specialized tours of the city of Havana.
  • Take guided visits to the city’s museums, baseball games, and other sporting events.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Dates and Deadlines

All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
  • Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 31 
How to Apply

1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.

This program has a two-step application process:
 
Step 1) Belmont’s Study Abroad Office application, which requires:
  • Passport photocopy
  • Online questionnaires
  • Signature documents 
Step 2) The Provider application, to be completed SIMULTANEOUSLY with Step 1:
  • You must submit the provider application and all requested documents directly to the provider by the Belmont Abroad Office deadline, regardless of the deadlines set by the provider organization.
  • Instructions for completing the provider application will be provided on your Belmont Abroad Office application. You should contact the provider directly if you have further questions about the application.
  • Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted both the Belmont application and the provider application. 

STAFF CONTACT

Jasmine Marecle

Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009
jasmine.marecle@belmont.edu

 Havana
CIEE Cuban Studies Program in Havana, Cuba
As the political, economic, and cultural hub of Cuba, Havana is the perfect spot to practice your Spanish and gain insight into this country’s fascinating past. On CIEE’s Cuban Studies program, you’ll learn about the Cuban Revolution, Cuba’s relationship with the U.S., and Cuban art, language, and literature. Step into history in Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site that shows what life was like after the Spanish arrived, and become a part of Cuba’s rich culture.

Through direct enrollment at the University of Havana alongside Cuban students, specially designed CIEE courses, and a host of cultural activities and excursions, you’ll:logo

  • Gain insight into the Cuban Revolution; U.S.-Cuban relations; and Cuban art, language, literature, and history
  • Explore Havana, old and new—from Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site to modern Vedado and the city’s diverse suburbs
  • Enjoy Havana’s world-famous music scene and the many festivals to which the city plays host
Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/30/2019 12/15/2019

** 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.