2centroCASA’s academic center in Havana is located in the historic Galería Haydee Santamaría, a spacious art gallery in the Vedado district of Havana. Built in the early 20th century in the Spanish colonial style, and restored in 2015 for use by CASA, the Galería provides classroom space, two interior patios and administrative office space for the program. It is outfitted with limited Wi-fi access for CASA students, faculty and staff.


The gallery is open for student use from Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM and on weekends from  8 AM to 4 PM.

Galería Haydee Santamaría1centro

Casa de las Américas

Avenida de los Presidentes (G) esq. 5

El Vedado, La Habana Cuba

Tel. + 53 7 835-1569



Wifi Access Limitations

From Monday through Friday during class hours there are some restrictions on Wi-FiCASA Seminar with R. Hernandez [10854] to guarantee that students, faculty and staff are able to access their e-mail and do online research at reasonable speeds. During these time periods social networking sites, VOIP calling services (Skype, IMO and similar), video and audio streaming and download sites like YouTube, Netflix, torrents and other pages and programs that require high-bandwidth are blocked. High-bandwidth sites and software updates should be done during evening and weekend Wi-Fi hours.