July 17, 2024
4.6 - 94 Reviews

Study Abroad in Havana

Havana, the vibrant capital and leading commercial center of the Caribbean island of Cuba, offers a unique and captivating study abroad experience for American college students. With its rich history, colorful architecture, and lively music scene, Havana provides an unparalleled opportunity for students to immerse themselves in Cuban culture while pursuing their academic interests.

Havana's unique attractions cater to those who appreciate historic sites, such as Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the vibrant Malecón, a popular seafront promenade. The city is also famous for its lively music and dance culture, including traditional Cuban styles like salsa and rumba. Those who choose to study abroad in Havana can explore the diverse culinary scene, which features a mix of traditional Cuban cuisine and innovative international offerings. In addition, Havana boasts beautiful beaches and an energetic nightlife, offering young American students a well-rounded cultural experience while studying abroad. While Havana is considered relatively safe for students, it is essential to take the usual precautions when studying abroad. Students should be aware of their surroundings, avoid walking alone late at night, and stay informed about local safety conditions.

Below you will find our list of Study Abroad and Internship programs in Havana, Cuba. It is an index to international education in Havana, listing university-level study abroad, internships, volunteer opportunities, and intensive language school programs oriented to American college and university students. Some pre-college and post-graduate options are also included. We invite you to read the student reviews, see the ratings scores, and use this site to compare programs and understand what other students have encountered during their education abroad. We hope that you might study abroad in Havana someday.

You can also see other study abroad programs in Cuba or use our advanced study abroad program search engine to find the perfect program for you.

To learn more about Havana and its attractions, visit the Cuba Travel official website. For information on how to obtain a student visa to study abroad in Cuba, please visit the U.S. Embassy in Cuba's website.

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Study Abroad Reviews for Abroadia: Havana - Cuban Culture Program
Havana - Cuban Culture Program

Infamous and colorful old cars. A mix of different cultures. 200 bays and 250 beaches. Discover the Cuban ...

4.9

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Abroadia: Austin Community College Percussion Program in Cuba
Abroadia: Austin Community College Percussion Program in Cuba

This summer program has been designed specifically for percussion students at Austin Community College....

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for SUNY Oswego: Havana - Universidad de La Habana
SUNY Oswego: Havana - Universidad de La Habana

SUNY Oswego offers a semester study abroad program at the Universidad de La Habana. This is a direct enrollment program which means that participants will take classes alo...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Brown University: Havana - Brown in Cuba
Brown University: Havana - Brown in Cuba

Brown in Cuba provides students with an unparalleled opportunity to examine firsthand the key political, social, economic, and cultural issues affecting this island nation...

3.9

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for don Quijote: Spanish School in Havana
don Quijote: Spanish School in Havana

don Quijote is a prestigious organization that has been dedicated to teaching the Spanish language to students since 1986. don Quijote owns and operates its own schools in...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Utah Valley University: Havana - History, Peace and Justice, Spanish
Utah Valley University: Havana - History, Peace and Justice, Spanish

Students on this educational program to Cuba can experience first-hand a culture, society, and political system that is very different from the one they know. Students wil...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sarah Lawrence College: Havana - Sarah Lawrence College in Cuba
Sarah Lawrence College: Havana - Sarah Lawrence College in Cuba

The Sarah Lawrence program began in the Fall of 2001 with eight students led by Isabel de Sena, a Sarah Lawrence College professor of Spanish and literature. From the begi...

4.6

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Cuba: La Habana - Cuban History, Society, Politics, and Culture
USAC Cuba: La Habana - Cuban History, Society, Politics, and Culture

The Havana program offers an unparalleled opportunity to visit this enchanting island and legendary city to learn about its culture and society. It will also provide a uni...

4.5

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Havana - Universidad de la Habana
API (Academic Programs International): Havana - Universidad de la Habana

The capital and largest city of the island nation of Cuba, Havana has a long and storied past. The city was chartered by King Phillip II of Spain in 1592, and was recogniz...

4.6

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SSA Education Abroad: Havana - Semester, Year or Summer in Cuba
SSA Education Abroad: Havana - Semester, Year or Summer in Cuba

SSA offers you a unique opportunity to study on-site in Cuba, one of America's nearest and most significant neighbors. You will take classes at the Universidad de la Haban...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IFSA: Havana - Study Abroad at the Universidad de La Habana
IFSA: Havana - Study Abroad at the Universidad de La Habana

Make history with us as we experience changes daily. Study at one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America, and spend a long weekend living in an intentional ...

4.6

7 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Harvard University: Havana - DRCLAS Program in Cuba
Harvard University: Havana - DRCLAS Program in Cuba

The Harvard College Program in Cuba is a semester-length study abroad program for Harvard undergraduates. The program introduces Harvard students to critical issues in Cub...

5.0

2 reviews