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|Program Sponsor:||DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia|
|Restrictions:||Gustavus applicants only|
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|Program Provider:||DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad||Program Term(s):||Semester/Year|
|Minimum Class Standing:||Junior||Minimum GPA:||3.00|
|Previous Language Study Req?:||No||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Language courses offered:||Danish||Housing Options:||Apartment (Shared), Dormitory, Homestay, Other|
|Areas of Study:||Economics, Finance, International Relations||Program Design:||Study Center, Theme based|
|Additional Program Options:||Field Study, Volunteer|
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.
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.
Visit disabroad.org for a complete list of 250 additional elective courses!
For Gustavus Adolphus students: DIS uses US semester credits. Each GAC unit = 4 US semester credits. Thus, most DIS courses, which are worth 3 US semester credits each, are worth 0.75 GAC units. Be sure to discuss the irregular unit totals with your advisors as you select courses.