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Public Health in Cuba

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Sponsor: Northwestern University Office of International Program Development (IPD)

Location: Havana, Cuba


Students study Cuba’s system of socialized medicine, tropical infectious disease, and medical diplomacy, as well as Cuban culture. The program combines study, research, and site visits to cultural and public health sites in Havana and surrounding areas.


  • Summer

Term Notes: June 24 - August 18, 2013

Languages: Spanish

Language Requirements: 

2 years or the equivalent of college-level Spanish.


Shared hotel accommodations.

Program Costs: 

Please refer to the IPD program website for cost information.