Globalization and European EconomiesSemester Course

Week-Long Study Tour
London 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.


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.


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

Ph.D., Dr. rer. pol (University of Trier, 1998). M.Sc. (Economics, University of Hanover, 1993) with a thesis on whether moderate inflation harms growth. Studied Economics and languages in Germany and France. Twenty years as a bank economist trying to make sense of global economies and financial markets. Worked with government debt and financial market regulation at the Danish Ministry of Finance. Main professional interests: monetary macroeconomics, economic policy, and European integration. With DIS since 2019.