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DIS: Sweden: Global Economics
Stockholm, Sweden (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Year
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 15-OCT-2018
**
Rolling Admission 11-JAN-2019 12-MAY-2019
NOTE: Accepted students must commit by October 30th.
Year 2019-2020 15-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 17-AUG-2019 09-MAY-2020
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by March 25.
Fall Semester 2019 15-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 17-AUG-2019 14-DEC-2019
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by March 25.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
none
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Island
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Margaret Walter
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Economics
Program Description:
Global Economics 
Nation-states face rapidly shifting challenges in maintaining growth and managing distribution of resources. Analyze outcomes and proposed economic solutions, as people and governments find new sustainable ways of distributing resources. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Analyze government financing, allocation of funds, management of public finance, and what these mean for economic growth 
  • Meet with representatives of Swedish government agencies, think tanks, and interest groups to learn about the current challenges and the complexity of accommodating several stakeholders’ interest in the economy 
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours to visit key banks and institutions in Europe and meet with professional economists, giving you first-hand insight into the European economic landscape 
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? 
It's a good fit if you study:
  • ECONOMICS
  • FINANCE
  • GOVERNMENT

CORE COURSE

Public Finance: European Perspectives 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Explore the role of governments in the economies of advanced industrialized countries, taking a comparative look at a variety of systems for public services with respect to taxation, social benefits, unemployment, health care, public pension schemes, parental leave, childcare, and education. We consider a variety of microeconomic tools to analyze current policy debates in Scandinavia.
Week-Long Study Tour: Frankfurt-Strasbourg 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: One course each of macro- and microeconomics, and one course in either intermediate or advanced microeconomics, all at university level. 

Visit our website for a full list of additional elective courses!