CIVIL ENGINEERING

OVERVIEW OF CIVIL ENGINEERING IN CUBA

The Cuban Civil Engineer embodies a well-rounded professional, meticulously trained to possess a wide-ranging profile enriched by an extensive array of knowledge, skills, and attitudes. This preparation empowers them to adeptly tackle the broad spectrum of challenges commonly encountered at the foundational level of their profession. These challenges span various critical areas, including education, project management, architectural and structural design, strategic planning, construction, and the rehabilitation of infrastructural projects.

Equipped with proficiency in the latest technologies prevalent within the field, Cuban Civil Engineers approach their work with a blend of scientific precision, technical expertise, and creative problem-solving. Their work is further distinguished by a strong environmental consciousness, ensuring that projects not only comply with sustainability standards but also contribute positively to ecological preservation. Moreover, their practice is underpinned by a deep sense of social responsibility, reflecting a commitment to contributing meaningfully to society and the betterment of the communities they serve.

Through this comprehensive educational foundation, Cuban Civil Engineers are uniquely positioned to lead and innovate within the sphere of civil engineering, driving forward the development of infrastructure that is both resilient and reflective of the highest standards of excellence and ethical practice.

QUALIFICATION AWARDED

Civil Engineering

DURATION OF PROGRAM

4 years

Non-Spanish speaking students

The program’s duration is 5 years. Total cost of the program, including the 1st year of preparatory and Spanish language program.  The Spanish preparatory program includes the following:

  • Accommodation in CubaHeal students’ residence for the 1st year of Spanish Pre-med
  • Transportation from and to school

 

Career Preparatory/ Spanish language PRICE (USD) 1st year PRICE (USD) 2nd year PRICE (USD) 3rd year PRICE (USD) 4th year Total program cost
Civil Engineering $14,140.00 $5,500.00 $6,325.00 $7,705.00 $8,280.00 $41,950.00 USD

 

Spanish speaking Student:

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Important Notices:

  1. All non-Spanish speaking students are required to enroll in a 1-year pre-med program intended to deepen students’ knowledge of the Spanish language related to Biomedical Sciences and also to train the students in the development of the teaching process.
  2. Upon submitting your application, it will be recorded in a database and is only valid for the academic year in which it was requested. Otherwise, if you do not attend in that period, you must make a new formal request.

The above prices include the following:

  • Enrollment
  • Right of attendance to all practical and theoretical teaching activities
  • Right to all the exams including the final state examination.
  • Marks certification.
  • Title duly legalized by the University of Medical Sciences where the student has attended studies at the end of the program.
  • Use of library services during the studies.
  • Access to sport and cultural areas of the University of Medical Sciences
  • Participation in its various manifestations and scientific advisory for research works.

The above prices do not include the following:

  • Accommodation for year 1st – 4th year of the engineering program
  • Meals
  • Learning materials
  • National or international transportation
  • Telephone services and/or internet services.
  • Books
  • Printing
  • Immigration procedures in Cuba
  • Change of migratory status
  • Identity document for year 1st – 4th year of engineering
  • Translations and legalization at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or embassies
  • Health insurance or medical care
  • Paperwork and transfer of the deceased in case of death.

SUMMARY OF THE ENGINEERING DEGREE

  • Work Objective

The Cuban Civil Engineering program is meticulously designed to prepare professionals capable of excelling in the creation and management of diverse civil engineering projects. The primary work objectives of these professionals encompass a broad range of infrastructural developments, including:

  • Civil Works: Skilled in the design, construction, and maintenance of essential structures, our graduates are adept at handling projects across industrial, agricultural, and social sectors. This includes the development of buildings and structures of varying complexity, as well as the construction and rehabilitation of roads, urban pathways, and railways.
  • Material and Technology Production: Beyond structural projects, these engineers possess the expertise to innovate in the production of construction materials and the development of new construction technologies. Their work ensures the availability of high-quality, sustainable materials and methods that meet the demands of modern construction.

Additionally, the program places a strong emphasis on economic and management training, equipping professionals with the skills necessary to navigate the financial and organizational aspects of civil engineering projects efficiently. This comprehensive approach ensures that graduates are not only technically proficient but also capable of leading projects to successful completion, optimizing resources, and contributing to the economic development of their communities.

Through this holistic educational framework, Cuban Civil Engineers are prepared to make significant contributions to the field of civil engineering, characterized by their technical excellence, innovative thinking, and a profound commitment to sustainable and socially responsible development.

  • Areas of Action

The Cuban Civil Engineering program prepares professionals for a wide spectrum of Areas of Action, positioning them as versatile contributors across various sectors within and beyond the construction industry. These areas of engagement include:

  • Construction Entities: Civil engineers lead and innovate in the construction of infrastructural projects, overseeing the execution of designs from blueprints to completion, ensuring adherence to quality and safety standards.
  • Design Entities and Engineering Services: They specialize in conceptualizing and drafting designs for buildings, structures, and urban layouts, applying creative and technical expertise to bring architectural visions to life.
  • Project Management Entities: Professionals are skilled in coordinating and managing all aspects of engineering projects, from planning and budgeting to implementation, ensuring projects are completed on time and within financial constraints.
  • Construction Materials and Technologies Production: They contribute to the development and production of innovative construction materials and technologies, enhancing the efficiency, sustainability, and durability of construction projects.
  • Environmental Protection Entities: Civil engineers play a crucial role in ensuring projects comply with environmental regulations, promoting sustainable construction practices that minimize ecological impact.
  • Physical Planning Institutions: They are involved in urban and regional planning, contributing to the strategic development of communities through careful planning and zoning.
  • Heritage Conservation Entities: Professionals work on the preservation and restoration of historical and cultural landmarks, ensuring the conservation of built heritage for future generations.
  • Educational Institutions: Civil engineers engage in academia, contributing to the education and training of future engineers at universities, teaching units, basic labor entities, and specialized training schools.
  • Research and Study Centers: They lead and participate in research initiatives aimed at advancing the field of civil engineering, developing new methodologies, and solving industry challenges.
  • Central State Administration Agencies: Civil engineers contribute their expertise to government agencies, influencing policy, regulations, and standards that govern the construction industry and infrastructure development.

 

This comprehensive framework ensures that graduates of the Cuban Civil Engineering program are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and versatility to make meaningful contributions across a diverse range of professional settings, driving forward the development of resilient and sustainable infrastructures.

  • Fields of Action

The Cuban Civil Engineering program delineates a robust framework for its Fields of Action, preparing graduates to address the multifaceted demands of civil engineering with expertise and innovation. These fields encompass:

  • Civil Works Project Management: This area focuses on the comprehensive lifecycle of land communication routes and structures, from their initial conception and planning through to their monitoring, analysis, design, execution, and managerial oversight. It equips engineers with the skills to lead projects that enhance connectivity and infrastructure resilience.
  • Conservation of Civil Works: Emphasizing the importance of sustaining the longevity and functionality of existing structures, this field covers the protection, preservation, maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, restructuring, and reinforcement of civil works. Graduates learn to assess and implement strategies that ensure the continued safety and utility of infrastructure, recognizing the balance between historical preservation and modern needs.
  • Production of Construction Materials and Technologies: This domain is dedicated to the innovation, development, and production of advanced construction materials and technologies. It aims at fostering sustainability and efficiency in construction practices, pushing the boundaries of traditional materials to meet the challenges of modern engineering demands.

 

Through these Fields of Action, the Cuban Civil Engineering program arms its graduates with a dynamic set of competencies, enabling them to contribute significantly to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of infrastructure. By fostering a deep understanding of both the technical and conservation aspects of civil engineering, alongside a commitment to innovation in materials and technologies, the program ensures that its professionals are well-prepared to lead and innovate in the global engineering landscape.

 

CUBAHEAL’S SERVICES:

Prior and upon the student’s arrival to the Republic of Cuba, CubaHeal Inc will be responsible for coordinating and concluding the following logistical issues:

Prior to the student’s arrival:

  1. Ensure adequate accommodation in or near the school.
  2. Keep constant line of communication with the university’s administration to confirm seat reservation.
  3. Arranging for airport pickup

Upon the Student’s Arrival:

  1. Airport pickup
  2. An orientation session to familiarize the student with:
  • CubaHeal team.
  • local transportation.
  • Other aspects relating to and city’s facilities as well as relevant immigration and legal laws that must be adhered to in the Republic of Cuba.
  1. Establishment of bank
  2. Stand as a permanent point of reference for the student should a need arises.
  3. Stand as a permanent point of reference to the student’s relatives overseas should the need arises.

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