Study Abroad - Cuba

The Past, Present and Future of Sport in Cuba

The Past, Present and Future of Sport in Cuba

March 4-10, 2017

Program

The primary purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of Cuba's approach to sports, including how sport has been used as a tool for political benefit and diplomacy, as well as for public health. Students will gain an understanding of the pasat and current system used to develop athletes in Cuba. Furthermore, students will assess the disruptions to the current model of sport in Cuba and speculate on how sport will evolve in the country. Students will gain an understanding of the rationale behind Cuba's urban development policies and the role of art and sport in the development of the Cuban culture.

Location:

Havana, Cuba

Course Information:

LEI 4955

Tourism, Recreation & Sport Managment

3 UF GPA Credits

UF in Cuba

Application Information

2017 Application Deadline
October 10, 2016

Please apply online at:
ufic.ufl.edu/sas

Eligibility Requirements
>>Open to all majors    >>2.5 GPA or higher    >>Undergraduate student in good standing

2017 Pricing - $2,677
A nonrefundable deposit ($350) for all students (separate from program fee) is due by October 10, 2016. The remaining amount will be billed to your student account.

What's included?
Tuition for 3 UF GPA credits, all accommodation and transportation in Cuba, some meals, admission ot games and tours, international health insurance and emergency medical assistance.

What's NOT included?
Round trip airfare to Havana (approximately $600 USD, including entry visa), exit tax ($25 USD), some meals, additioanl personal travel and optimal personal expenses.

Housing
Students will stay in Hotel Habana Riviera located on the Malecon.

Excursions
>Esquina Caliente (Hot Corner) at Havana's Parque Central
>UNESCO World Heritage Site, Old Havana
>Baseball game at the "Latinoamercano" Stadium & Boxing Match
>Higher Institute for Sports Education
>Children's Academy of Baseball at the City of Sport (Ciudad Deportiva)
>Museum of Revolution, the former presidential palace