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Host UniversityUniversidad de La HabanaSpring/Fall
Application DeadlineSpring: October 15Fall: April 1Universidad de La Habana (UH) is Cuba's oldest and most prestigious university. UH offers study in 15 faculties, and its academic excellence attracts students from throughout Latin America and around the world. Located next to the heart of Havana's historic district, UH offers a unique study abroad opportunity for the adventurous and flexible student.What the Universidad de La Habana has to offer Students direct enroll in classes at the prestigious Universidad de La Habana Electives integrated with Cuban students available in a wide variety of disciplines A core course developed exclusively for IFSA-Butler students focuses on Cuban culture and patrimony IFSA-Butler's full time resident director provides on-site support and assistance Early application is recommended, as enrollment is limitedAcademics Students take four or five courses taught in Spanish An advanced Spanish course (highly recommended) is also available Academic advising and tutoring available throughout the semester at no additional cost
IFSA-Butler ServicesAcademics Tuition Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer Academic records maintenance Grade and credit query assistanceHousingHousing for this program is guaranteed in a home-style atmosphere. Most rooms are doubles, with some triples also available. Rooms have air conditioning, a shared bathroom and access to a refrigerator. Housing is within a 10- to 30-minute walk of the university.Predeparture support services Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities Financial aid assistance and transfers Travel and student visa assistance Group flight arrangements to most destinationsOn-site services Airport pickup for group flights Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals) Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation New student orientation at host university Newsletter updates throughout the semester IFSA-Butler welcome mealExcursions and activities Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips Cultural activities and social events Day trips and sightseeing toursHealth services and emergency assistance Full medical insurance plan for all students 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff Access to local medical facilitiesFinance Scholarships available
Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000. Click here (http://www.ifsa-butler.org/scholarships.html) for more information about our scholarship opportunities.
Monthly payment plan available Ability to pay by credit card Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
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