Cuba Study Tour

Unit ATS2251 ATS3251
Credit Points 6 credit points
Location Cuba (Havana, Santa Clara, Trinidad)
Coordinators Dr Carlos Uxo and Dr Gabriel Garcia Ochoa
Program Type  Summer Study Tour
Applications Open June/July 2018 – Submit an Expression of Interest!
Application Process See here for how to apply

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.

2017 Key Dates

Pre-Departure Session (Compulsory) Monday 30 October 2017, 1pm – 2pm
(E365 Menzies Bldg)
On Campus teaching Wednesday 22 November 2017, 11am – 1pm (Clayton)
Overseas Dates 28 January 2018 – 10 February 2018
Results Check here


All students will receive a Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship.

Find out more about scholarships and loans available for outbound students.

Program Fee

Deposit (Paid on application) $500
Balance (Paid on acceptance into program) $2,597.50
Balance (Paid before Pre-Departure) $2,597.50
Total Program Fee $5,695

Included in Program Fee

  • Most Meals
  • Site Entrance Fees
  • All accommodation
  • Transport whilst on tour
  • Travel Insurance (All outgoing students will receive complementary travel insurance)

Not included in Program Fee

  • Some Meals
  • Spending Money
  • Tuition Fee (Monash students will be charged fees according to their verified funding status)
  • International Return Flights and transfers***
  • Visa

Health, Wellbeing and 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.

*Please read our refund procedure carefully before applying
**Program Fee is subject to change at any time
***Students should not book flights until after your application has been endorsed by the Faculty and the Faculty has confirmed the program will be going ahead.