The Social Sciences and the Humanities Facing the Challenge of Local Development in Santiago de Cuba

Flemish Project Leader: Miguel Norbert Ubarri, PhD | E-mail:
Local Project Leader: Neris Rodriguez Matos, Ph.D. | E-mail:


  • To strengthen professional and scientific performance and competence as tools for social and cultural development.

Main Focus

  • Conservation of the urban and architectural patrimony
  • History and culture of Cuba and the Caribbean
  • Fine arts in Cuba and America
  • Social and political policies in relation to human development
  • Social work in communities

Attention Areas

  • Human resources
  • Increasing the scientific performance
  • Increasing the quality scientific degree
  • Development and strengthening of national, regional and local identity

Expected Outcome