Spanish Studies Abroad
Spanish Studies Abroad is located in Havana, Cuba. La Habana was founded in 1514, and was once known as a very prosperous port city. It is the capital of Cuba and is situated on the Northern coast. Its diverse cultural and political heritage, along with its idyllic landscapes, make it an ideal place to study abroad.
Programs of Study
Students can select from several programs at Universidad de la Habana:
Spanish Studies Program focuses on language and culture learning. Classes are with a mix of international students.
Fall: late August-late December Spring: February - May
Integrated Studies Program allows students to take regular university classes with local students.
Fall: late August-late December Spring: February – May
Summer Term allows students to take one 4-credit class in language or culture during the month of June.
The programs also provide numerous activities and excursions for students.
Students are housed in double rooms in Casa Vera, similar to a B&B, near the University of Havana. Students will be in shared rooms, and each room has its own bathroom. 3 meals a day are provided.
Students pay Berry College semester tuition. Current housing and meals fees are $XXXX. Prices are subject to change, and other fees may apply.
Students need a 3.0 minimum GPA in Spanish coursework and have junior or senior standing.
Spanish Studies: successful completion of the intermediate level of college Spanish or the equivalent
Integrated Studies: successful completion of two semesters of advanced level Spanish or the equivalent.
Summer Term: completion of one course in college-level Spanish or the equivalent
What Berry students say:
"I didn't really expect to fall in love with Cuba as much as I did. I can certainly see problems that Cuba has, but I met many wonderful and warm people who have captured an important part of my heart."