Explore globalization and its impact on European economics. Critically examine and apply leading theories of international trade, capital, finance, and development to case studies throughout the region and beyond.
- 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 will 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
This program is right for you if you study economics or finance, are interested in how globalization impacts European economies, or are planning a career in government or the financial sector.
CORE COURSE OVERVIEW
Globalization and European Economies
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
You will explore globalization and its impact on trade, capital, culture, and politics around the world. A particular focus will be on European economies and challenges faced by the EU and its neighbors. You will gain 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): Brussels-Paris or Moscow
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 in either intermediate or advanced macroeconomics, all at university level.
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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