Study in Cienfuegos, Cuba
Cuba has an ineffable allure. It is one of the most musically diverse countries on the planet. The beaches of Cuba are famous for a reason: they are uncrowded, tropically beautiful, and diversified. Gain international experience, advance your profession, and immerse yourself in Cuban culture with Cienfuegos University’s outstanding study abroad program!
STUDY ABROAD in cuba with Beyond Abroad
- Cienfuegos University provides students with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study abroad in Cuba for a semester or longer.
- For international students, a one-of-a-kind, tailor-made program is available.
- Join a group of over 150 foreign students from all around the world.
- Experience English-taught programs in one of the most iconic islands worldwide
- Our students have the possibility to learn Spanish and to improve their language skills
STUDYING AT THE CIENFUEGOS UNIVERSITY
Studying at Cienfuegos University in Cuba offers you the unique chance to explore Cuba and study in a tailormade program for study abroad students, fully taught in English and based on the curriculum of Cienfuegos University. The University presents a teaching method that demands students’ active participation in their own learning and development process. Learning about the Cuban Culture plays an important role as well.
WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?
- You’re interested in Cuba
- You want to study abroad in a unique environment
- You want to expand your knowledge with a variety of topics
- You want to get to know people from all over the world
|Semester dates||January 31st – May 20th|
|Application deadline||November 30th, 2021|
|Semester dates||August 29th – December 15th|
|Application deadline||June 20th, 2022|
You may apply for semesters in the upcoming years already.
*) Dates still tentative
Q: How do I select my courses?
A: From the list sent by the Head of Export and Commercialization Office, you select the ones that suit your interests.
Q: Are the courses organized and taught in English?
A: Those courses sent in the list are taught in English.
Q: Can I enrol in courses taught in Spanish?
Q: Do I need to have any language certificate?
A: For those courses taught in Spanish the students don’t need to have a certificate, but they need to be proficient in Spanish at least at a B1 or B1+ levels. A Spanish diagnose will be applied to them before starting the courses; in case they don’t show enough language proficiency they will have to enrol in a Spanish Language course to get the B1 level before doing the specialized course. The Spanish Language course, should be paid as well.
Q: What is the required course attendance?
A: 70% of attendance
Q: When do exams take place?
A: There should be Midterm Examinations and Final Examinations, but it will depend on the course program.
Q: What type of VISA do I need to have to study abroad in Cuba?
A: The students can enter the country with a tourist visa, once here the university authorities can guide the students and facilitate the change to a student visa. (process that they will have to afford)
Q: What type of accommodation options available?
A: The university is working on providing dorms inside campus, but they are not finished yet. At the moment, the options are houses for rent outside campus that the students will have to book on their own beforehand.
Q: How can I get to the campus?
A: There are public and private transportation means, as well as state and private taxis.
Q: Do I need an insurance?
A: Yes, students need to arrive at the country with a health insurance.
Q: I need to have my learning agreement/certificate of enrolment signed. What should I do?
A: Please fill the document and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter?
A: The official letter of acceptance (Offer Letter) will be sent to you by email 2–3 months before the semester starts.
Q: When will I receive my Transcript of Records?
A: The university prepares and sends the Academic Records, usually within 1-2 months after the end of the semester. We will send your Academic Records as soon as we receive them from ULACIT.
STUDY ABROAD AT CIENFUEGOS UNIVERSITY IN CUBA
“Study hard, learn as much as you can both culturally and academically, but always remember to make time for putting that cultural knowledge to use. Travel, grow and live in the moment.“
Not the destination you were looking for?
Do you want to study abroad in Portugal, but you thought you needed to study in Portuguese? Luckily, that is not the case. You can study in Lisbon in English indeed! Portugal hosts more than 50,000 international students each year. Its capital, Lisbon, is one of the most favored study abroad destinations in Europe.
Costa Rica has a unique charm, because of its friendly people, beautiful Spanish language and “Pura Vida” attitude. This Central American gem offers endless possibilities. From adrenaline junkies to salsa enthusiasts and eco-lifestyle lovers – Costa Rica has it all. Here are the top 8 activities you have to experience in Costa Rica.