Education Abroad

  • May '19 Study Abroad- Sustainable agriculture Cuba

    AGNR 3095 - SPECIAL TOPICS  Food and Revolution: the Cuban Experience

    May 13 - 24, 2019

     (Fulfills ECON major Related course)

    The class will cover Cuba’s remarkable history pertaining to agricultural production and food security. Efforts in sustainable agriculture, organic farming and local solutions to production challenges have become a hallmark of Cuban agriculture. Students will have the opportunity to meet farmers, scientists and community leaders who will share their vision for agriculture and food security.  Subject areas  to be covered include: animal and plant production systems, urban agriculture, integrated pest management and organic farming.



    • Classes at Cuban agricultural research and education institutes, guest lectures and field trips
    • Residencia housing with breakfast, lunch and dinner included
    • Cultural activities in Havana and excursion to Las Terrazas/Vinales
    • Airport transfers and transportation in Cuba           
    • Cuban visa and medical insurance
    • 3 UConn credits


    APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 12, 2018

    Visit the UConn Education Abroad website for all program details!


    Or join us for an information session on Thursday, November 29, 2018

    11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    George White Bldg. 115 (York Room)



    For more information contact:

    Dr. Ana Legrand

    Department of Plant Science &

    Landscape Architecture


    Dr. Steven Zinn

    Department of Animal Science

    For more information, contact: Ana Legrand at

If you have any questions, please contact Economics Advising Office at 860-486-3022.