Globalization and European EconomiesSemester Course

Program
Global Economics
Week-Long Study Tour
London or Moscow-St. Petersburg or Brussels-Paris
Core Course Week Study Tour
Western Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Economics, Finance, International Relations
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

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.

Faculty

Adrian Mongan

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Masters in Economics (International Macroeconomics) from UW Madison, Wisconsin and Masters in Economics (International Trade) from University College Dublin, Ireland. Have 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. 

Michael Hedegaard

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M. Sc. (Economics (Cand. Oecon), University of Aarhus, 1993). Trainee at the European Commission while studying, and since worked at Eksport Kredit Fonden (Export Credit Agency of Denmark), the Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries and West Africa Growth Fund. Founder of international business consulting company and bio-tech company in Kenya. External lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and University of Copenhagen. Co-author of university text book “Strategic Investment and Finance”. With DIS since 2012.

Global Economics, Michael Hedegaard

Holger Sandte

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Studied Economics and languages in Germany and France. M. Sc. (Economics, University of Hanover) 1993, PhD (Dr. rer. pol., University of Trier) 1998. Has since worked as an economist for German and Nordic banks and for an asset management company. Currently employed at the Danish Ministry of Finance where he deals with government debt and financial markets. Main professional interests: Monetary macroeconomics and European integration. With DIS since 2019.