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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Full year, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, Residence halls Area of study: Economics, Finance, International Relations
Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
Global Economics 
Explore the impact of globalization on European economies. Critically examine and apply theories of international trade, capital, and finance to contemporary case studies.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Discover how traditional economic models are challenged by today’s turbulent economic realities
  • Visit local institutions such as think tanks, consulting firms, banks, and labor unions on Field Studies, where you meet with professional economists and gain an understanding of the vast range of careers you can pursue
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours that give you first-hand insight into the larger economic, political, and cultural landscapes of Denmark, the European Union, and neighboring countries
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Government
  • International Relations

CORE COURSE

Globalization and European Economies
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
You explore globalization and its impact on trade, capital, culture, and politics around the world. A particular focus is on European economies and challenges faced by the EU and its neighbors. You gain a deeper knowledge of theories within the field, and go on to apply and challenge economic thinking through discussions, Field Studies, and Study Tours. 
Week-Long Study Tour (Preference of): London, or Brussels-Paris, or Moscow-St. Petersburg
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One course each in macro- and microeconomics, and one course either in intermediate or advanced macroeconomics, all at university level.

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SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AVAILABLE!
Global Economics students are invited to apply for the Jacob Buksti Memorial Scholarship. This merit-based award honors a beloved former DIS faculty member, Jacob Buksti, who passed away in 2016. Jacob built a strong legacy in modern Danish politics and made a deep impact on the hundreds of DIS students he taught from 2003 to 2016. Find more information here!


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
10/15/2018 01/11/2019 05/12/2019
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 03/15/2019 08/17/2019 12/14/2019

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