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Cuba: Diversity, Culture & Social Issues

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2019
Program Starts: May 12, 2019
Program Ends: May 28, 2019
Major 1: Foreign Language / Literature Spanish
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $2,350
Program Locations: Havana, Trinidad, Vinales
Contact Phone: 304-261-9719
Contact Name: Amy Garzon Hampton
Contact Email:
What is Included: - Roundtrip Airfare from a Washington DC area airport
- Transportation
- Lodging
- Most meals
- All excursions

Please note: dates and program fee are tentative and are subject to change.
What is not Included: - Transportation to and from Washington DC area airport
- 3 credits of Shepherd tuition
- Shepherd University Travel Health Insurance
- Some meals
- Passport fees and visa fees (if applicable)
- Souvenirs and personal spending monrey
- Gratuities

Estimated Costs: 2350
Payments: Deposit of $500 by Friday, December 14 (non-refundable) then installments of $950 starting February 8, 2019 and $900 by April 12, 2019.
Community Members: There is a $350 Community Traveler Assessment Fee. Your mandatory University Travel Insurance will be covered by this fee.
Program Description

3 credits - SOWK 399b. This course has an online component to be completed in spring and culminates with the trip in May. The trip includes Spanish instruction that can be transferred back to Shepherd for 3 language credit. You will learn about the culture, economy and history of Cuba. You will sample the local food, take Latin dance lessons, participate on excursions to Trinidad, ViƱales, and catch some rays on the beach. Bring your friends or make new friends for life in this adventure of a lifetime!

Quick Facts

Population: 11075244
Capital: Havana
Per-capita GDP: $ 9900
Size: 110860 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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