Cuba Study Tour

Unit Code:ATS2251 / ATS3251
Credit Points:6
Coordinator:Dr Carlos Uxo
Season:Summer Study Tour
Location:Cuba (Havana, Santa Clara, Trinidad)
On campus Teaching: 19 Nov 2019
Overseas Dates:26 Jan - 8 Feb 2020
Pre-departure session (compulsory):28 Oct 2019
Information SessionTuesday 6 August, 2019, 12:00-13:00
Application Details:Places still available - apply now

Program details

This study tour offers a unique environment for students to engage with the history politics and culture of Cuba. Students will undertake a two-week intensive stay in Cuba where they will have the opportunity to engage with academics, activists and leading cultural figures. Students will be asked to engage with some of key challenges facing Cuba today and to consider these in a broader global context. A key component of this study tour will be directed at developing students’ cultural literacy.


Deposit:$500 deposit is due at time of application
Total Program fee:$4595

All program fees are paid to Rustic Pathways (Our Travel Service Provider). Payment process outlined in the MAP application portal.

*Please note that the deposit is non-refundable except in the case that your application is not successful.

Included in the program fee:

  • Accommodation
  • Transport in Cuba

Not included in the program fee:

  • International flights
  • Visas (if required)
  • Spending money
  • Tuition fees. Monash students will be charged fees according to their funding status.

*Please review the full list of inclusions and exclusions outlined in the Monash Abroad Portal (MAP) and Travel Service Provider's cancellation policy.

All students will receive a Monash Abroad Travel Grant.

Travel Information

Visa Information & Vaccinations

Please visit for up-to-date information on visas and health and vaccination requirements for Cuba.

Monash University Health Services can assist with any vaccinations you require.

Travel Insurance

All outgoing students will receive complimentary travel insurance. To view the coverage, visit the Monash Abroad website.

**Students should not make travel arrangements until after your application is successful and program participation has been confirmed by the Faculty