Globalization and European EconomiesSemester Course

Week-Long Study Tour
Lisbon-Porto or Bratislava-Vienna or Brussels-Paris
Core Course Week Study Tour
Denmark-Northern Germany
Major Discipline(s)
Economics, Finance, International Relations
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

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.


Amanda Lapadat-Nordström

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M.I.B (Queen's University Canada, 2010). Bachelors (Business Administration, Honours, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2007). Consultant and Co-Founder, Do Business Nordic, 2020- Present. Commercial Manager Sweden, MG Real Estate, 2020-2022. FDI and Business Development Advisor, Invest in Skåne, 2017-2020. Trade Advisor, The Trade Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark in Canada, 2013-2017. Trade Journalist, Global Business Reports, 2011-2013. Strategic Communications Consultant, Kreab Worldwide London, 2010-2011. Global Program Coordinator, Blackberry (RIM), 2007-2009. With DIS since 2023.

Mikkel Godt Gregersen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M.Sc. Economics (University of Copenhagen), MBA (Melbourne Business School). Ph.D. from Copenhagen Business School (CBS) in the field of control, growth, and creativity. Assistant Professor at the Copenhagen Business School. Lecturer at University of Copenhagen. Previous employment: A.P. Moller - Maersk (controller / manager), Entrepreneur, ReD Associates (Consultant / Finance Manager). With DIS since 2013.

Lavanyan Thedchanamoorthy

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Cand.oecon, Syddansk Universitet, 2012. Trainee, Trade Council, Bangalore, India, 2010, Assistant professor, Erhvervsakademi Kolding, 2014-2017, Economist, Danmark Statistik, 2017-2022, Freelance teacher, Aspiri, 2016-present, Senior Analyst, EKF Danmarks Eksportkredit, 2022-present. With DIS since 2022.

Holger Sandte

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Economist, employed at EKK, Denmark export credit agency. Formerly working for the Danish Finance Ministry as well as for German and Danish banks, trying to make sense of the global economy and financial markets. Ph.D. (1998, University of Trier) with a thesis on whether moderate inflation harms growth. Main professional interests: macroeconomics , globalisation, data analysis, With DIS since 2019.

Adrian Mongan

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Master's in Economics (International Macroeconomics), UW Madison, Wisconsin. Master's in Economics (International Trade), University College Dublin, Ireland. Worked in multinational conglomerates for over 10 years with roles as company macroeconomist, strategy director, and in strategic communication. Experienced university lecturer in international trade, macroeconomics, and microeconomics. With DIS since 2019.