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“I never could have imagined what kind of a benefit this experience is in working life. I started to look for summer jobs and internships when I knew that I am coming to study here. I sent three applications to different places and I got all the jobs. Can you believe it, all three!”
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Cuba is a land of indescribable charm. It is one of the world’s most musically diversified countries. Cuba’s beaches are well-known for a reason: they are uncrowded, lush with tropical beauty, and diverse. Gain international experience, boost your career and dive deep into Cuba’s culture in the mind-blowing study abroad program of Cienfuegos University! Your dream semester in Cuba is closer than you think – apply today and get accepted to study in Cuba as quickly as in a day!
Studying at Cienfuegos University in Cuba offers you the unique chance to explore Cuba and to 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 the student’s active participation in their own learning and development process. Learning about the Cuban Culture plays and important role as well.
|Semester dates||January 30th – May 20th|
|Application deadline||November 30th, 2022|
|Semester dates||August 28th – December 15th|
|Application deadline||August 15th, 2023|
|Semester dates||January 29th – May 20th|
|Application deadline||November 30th, 2023|
You may apply for semesters in the upcoming years already.
*) Dates still tentative
Course descriptions are available for each course under ‘Syllabi´next to the Faculty
Courses will be selected during the first days of your semester.
In addition to the courses mentioned above, you have the chance to attend additional distance learning courses in the fields of Economics, Marketing, Sociology, and Politics. All the courses are taught from a distance and can be joined independently from place and time. This gives you the ultimate flexibility to combine your study abroad experience with various academic courses.
All information about the eCampus can be found here.
You have the chance to opt for distance learning courses during your application process. Please note that each distance learning course is worth 5 ECTS and comes at an additional charge of 149€ / 167USD.
After completing your eCampus courses, you will receive an academic transcript issued by Undiknas University. Additionally, you will receive a participation certificate for each completed distance learning course.
Tuition fee: 1,990 EUR
Application fee: 75 EUR.
See what’s included in the fees.
Are you from outside of Europe? Find out more about the fees.
Please note that our study program is a free mover program and that our students are not studying under the Erasmus program.
Get the required documents (see list below)
Fill out and submit the online application form together with the required documents
You’ll get a confirmation of your study placement within one week, at best as quickly as in one day.
You will get a confirmation of your study placement in 1-7 days, starting from the day your application is complete with all the required documents.
The application fee invoice will be sent to you soon after the initial acceptance letter. This fee will be due within 10 days of receiving your confirmation. The application fee is non-refundable even if you decide to cancel (see below).
If you’re unable to participate in the study abroad semester, you have the right to cancel your participation up to 1 month before the semester starts with no extra cost (the application fee will not be refunded, however). Let us know about your cancellation by writing us an email at info[at]asiaexchange.org. Cancellations notified via phone, SMS or by any other means will not be considered. For more detailed information on our cancellation policy, please see terms and conditions for cancellation. We also reserve the right to cancel your participation if any of your fees becomes overdue. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.
You are required to have a valid accident and health insurance from your home country for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate in the beginning of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers.
Cienfuegos University is located in the mind-blowing city of Cienfuegos, also known as La Perla del Sur (The Pearl of the South). Those who choose to study in Cuba at this university have the opportunity to combine fantastic education with the beautiful tropical beaches found on the island’s southern coast. Founded in 1970, the Universidad de Cienfuegos Carlos Rafael Rodríguez currently ranks within Latin America’s top 300 universities.
CS, Cienfuegos, Cuba
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: 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.
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