Brown University: Havana - Brown in Cuba

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Brown in Cuba provides students with an unparalleled opportunity to examine firsthand the key political, social, economic, and cultural issues affecting this island nation and its Caribbean and Latin American neighbors.Brown’s principle institutio... read more

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OVERALL RATING 3.9
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It was the best thing I have ever done; it might be easier to enumerate what I didn't gain than what I did, and it's hard to express exactly how important this experience was to me in a short paragraph, but a few things that come immediately to mind are empathy, an opening up of my assumptions about the world, and a connection w... - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned a great deal about Cuban history and contemporary culture. This experience helped my put my opinions on American foreign policy in perspective. It was definitely worthwhile. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
July 27, 2015 Spring Break
Definitely a worthwhile program. My Spanish became fluent enough that people stopped immediately assuming I was from the U.S. My social skills improved a lot. I learned more about Cuba than most people ever consider. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I gained an understanding of a different world and met people in what I found to the nicest community I've ever been a part of. It was very light on academic rigor, which I enjoyed because I found the goal of my time there just to live and experience living in a completely different place. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I understood more about US foreign relations and history, which was really worthwhile. - Middlebury College View Entire Review

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

Brown’s principle institutional partner is Casa de Las Américas (“Casa”), the Cuban government's premier research institution – since its founding in 1959 – on Caribbean and Latin American studies, Cuban culture and the arts, and the University of Havana.  

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Study Abroad
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  • Fall
  • Spring
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