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Looking for something to do this Spring Break? GO TO CUBA!

Cuba is a country that has remained politically and economically isolated from the United States since the Cuban Revolution of 1959.  During this time, the country has developed as a socialist nation, placing an emphasis on economic, social, and political equality to varying degrees of success.  This one-week study abroad program, which is an integrated component of a larger spring semester course, gives you the opportunity to study and visit a country where very few Americans have ever gone.

Location: Havana, Cuba

Terms Offered: Spring Break

Program Type: Panther Program

Academic Areas: Economics, History

Dates: March 8 - March 16, 2019

Estimated Cost: $2,499 In-State; $2,699 Out-of-State

Application Deadline: Sunday, November 4, 2018

Requirements: 2.75 GPA (2.5 for engineers)

Pitt Students: Must have completed 24 credits on a Pitt campus, Clear Judicial Record

Application Due Date: November 8th

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Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership

You could win a $5,000+ scholarship to study abroad.

Up to 3 young ladies are awarded this prestigious scholarship each year!

YOU could be a Vira of Summer 2019 - click here for the requirements and to learn more.

Viras of Summer 2018

Chelsea Holmes:      Pre-Education | TEAN Australia
Aponi Geletko:            Public Policy | ISA Santiago (Dominica Republic)
Samantha Ursiny:      Pre-Health and Rehabilitation | Pitt in Tanzania (Africa)

NEW! Panther Programs 

Semester Fall or Spring: Student Teaching in Bolivia (partial semester)

NEW! Exchange Program: Universidad de Guanajuato - 4 campus locations in Mexico | Fall, Spring or Year (Fall & Spring) 

*Study Abroad exchanges are perfect for the independent undergraduate student who want to spend either a semester or a full academic year overseas at a partner university abroad.


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