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  • Locations: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Fall, Full year, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • 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 Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
Global Economics 
Nation-states face rapidly shifting challenges in maintaining growth and managing distribution of resources. Analyze outcomes and proposed economic solutions, as people and governments find new sustainable ways of distributing resources. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Analyze government financing, allocation of funds, management of public finance, and what these mean for economic growth 
  • Meet with representatives of Swedish government agencies, think tanks, and interest groups to learn about the current challenges and the complexity of accommodating several stakeholders’ interest in the economy 
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours to visit key banks and institutions in Europe and meet with professional economists, giving you first-hand insight into the European economic landscape 
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? 
It's a good fit if you study:
  • ECONOMICS
  • FINANCE
  • GOVERNMENT

CORE COURSE

Public Finance: European Perspectives 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Explore the role of governments in the economies of advanced industrialized countries, taking a comparative look at a variety of systems for public services with respect to taxation, social benefits, unemployment, health care, public pension schemes, parental leave, childcare, and education. We consider a variety of microeconomic tools to analyze current policy debates in Scandinavia.
Week-Long Study Tour: Frankfurt-Strasbourg 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: One course each of macro- and microeconomics, and one course in either intermediate or advanced microeconomics, all at university level. 

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

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline. Application deadlines can change. It is your responsibility to confirm the application deadline with the program sponsor or overseas university to which you are applying.