Spring Faculty Led Study Abroad to Cuba

    October 30, 2018

    Step back in time, immerse yourself in a vibrant, foreign culture, and dig deep into bucket-loads of controversy. Visiting Cuba feels like traveling a world away and decades back in time, even though it is only 90 miles south of the Florida Keys.

    Consider exotic Cuba for your Spring Break!! 

    With fundamental political and economic changes possible in the near future, now is the time for you to visit Cuba (and earn 3 academic credits, too!!). ***
    ***The students can register for the course MKT 584/384 Special Topics: Study Abroad in Cuba to get 3 graduate or undergraduate academic credits during Spring 2019. For undergraduate students, tuition of the course will be covered within the flat rate tuition (18 credits total), and tuition for 3 credits over 18 will be $1132(cost of 1 credit). For graduate students cost of 1 credit (as appropriate for the program) wil l be charged for the 3 credits. 

    Program Fee: $3000 (in addition to reduced tuition, if applicable)


    • Study Abroad Program Application Fee and Mandatory Insurance required by University of Scranton
    • Airfare NYC-HAV-NYC, Cuban Visa
    • Transfer airport-accommodation-airport in Cuba
    • All transportation while in Cuba in a charter bus with guide and driver
    • Lodging in Casas Particulares (private owners who rent bedrooms in their houses, a hybrid between a b&b and a homestay family)
    • 6 hours of lectures at University of Havana
    • Panoramic tour of Havana & Old Havana
    • Meetings with local artists
    • Meetings with cuentapropistas (Self-employed/entrepreneurs)
    • A visit to a tobacco factory
    • Visit to a school
    • Visit to a clinic and meeting with doctors
    • Visit the Museum of the Revolution
    • Trip to Trinidad stopping in Santa Clara to visit Che Guevara's memorial and brief tour of Santa Clara 
    • On the way back to Havana, a stop in Cienfuegos for a brief tour and meeting with local artist (Cienfuegos is famous for their artists)
    • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners (except 2 dinners) 

    • Personal expenditures
    • Phone/internet costs
    • Optional activities

    For Additional Information Contact: Dr. Satya (SP) Chattopadhyay 
    Ms. Diane Lang (Admin. Asst.) x7612

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