La Habana, Cuba

Living Accommodations for La Habana, Cuba

For your time in Cuba, you will stay in bed-and-breakfast style apartments, run by local Cubans, near the University of Habana in a student neighborhood. This style of accommodation is relatively new in Cuba but has exploded in popularity as an inexpensive and more authentic living experience. The area is only a 5-minute taxi ride to Habana Vieja (the popular, touristy part of La Habana). The Vedado neighborhood is far less touristy than Habana Vieja and offers a more authentic experience; it is also close to the recently opened American embassy. You will stay in double rooms, and there will be a few students in each apartment. There will be a common living space and kitchen so you can hang out together and cook in that area. Daily breakfast will be provided by the landlady of the apartments.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

January (3 weeks): Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:

Summer I (3 weeks)

Summer II (3 weeks)

Summer I & II (6 weeks)


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

35 students


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