Explore the impact of globalization on European economies. Critically examine and apply theories of international trade, capital, and finance to contemporary case studies.
IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
- 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
It’s a good fit if you study:
Globalization and European Economies
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
- International Relations
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
Special Note for Auggies:
DIS applications are processed on a rolling basis, and they often reach capacity before published deadlines. In addition, some core courses fill up faster than others. So in order to have a strong application and the best chance of being offered a place on their program, and taking the core course you want, we suggest the following:
1. Apply early!
2. Submit a high quality application with an outstanding personal essay that addresses all of the points requested
3. Make sure you meet the eligibility requirements below, especially the 3.0 GPA
- Good academic and disciplinary standing at a four-year college or university in the United States or Canada, with at least three semesters completed at time of application
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- Prerequisites for the core course(s) to which you are applying
- Academically compelling reason why DIS is a good fit for you
- Independence, self-reliance, and maturity necessary to obtain the benefits of studying abroad
- Enthusiasm for cultural engagement
- Willingness and ability to embrace the challenges of studying abroad
The Upper Midwest Rebild Scholarship Corporation offers $1,000-$3,000 scholarships for students studying abroad in Denmark!
Spring semester applications are Due by November 1.
Application and details available at www.umrsc.org