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RIT Global

This 3 credit course in the spring semester provides you the unique opportunity to participate in a one-week intensive workshop experience traveling and photographing in Cuba over Spring Break. Through the use of photography, related field trips, and lectures, you will be introduced to a completely new culture and environment and learn technical skills to document the environment, architecture, and the people of Cuba. You will experience the lively culture of Havana’s music, art, history, and culture along with the quiet village of Viñales with its dramatic landscape. 

The course culminates in a gallery exhibition at the end of the spring semester. Non-majors are also encouraged to apply!

This program is expected to next run in 2022. Contact the faculty director ( to inquire about next year's program.

Program Details 

  • Term: Spring course with travel over spring break 
  • Location: Havana, Cuba
  • Credits: 3
  • Course: Photography in Cuba (PHAR 560 - undergraduate; PHAR 660 - graduate)
  • Open to 2nd, 3rd year, 4th year, and graduate students (or by permission of instructor). 
  • Financial aid may apply and scholarships are available!


Spring/Spring Break
Language of Instruction: 
Course Discipline: 
Art, Photography
Undergraduate, Graduate
Open To: 

RIT students only