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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; Helsinki, Finland; Innsbruck, Austria; Munich, Germany; Salzburg, Austria; Stockholm, Sweden; Vienna, Austria
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: WKU applicants only
  • Program Cost:: Summer
Program Dates:
Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/02/2019 06/21/2019

** 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.
Program Description:
Europe Economics 2019

HISTORIC AND MODERN EUROPEAN ECONOMICS

This program is a study in the economic history and modern economy of the EU and northern Europe. The courses are an instruction and tour program that studies production and allocation of resources, past and present, in Scandinavia and German/Austria. The program centers on business and economic development and looks at the organizational frameworks related to resource allocation in Europe, the role of the international economy, and the importance of cultural differences in business development and practices.
 
PROGRAM LEADERS

Dr. Brian Strow - brian.strow@wku.edu
Dr. Dennis Wilson - dennis.wilson@wku.edu

COURSES

ECON 410: European Economic History
ECON 410: Current Issues in European Economics


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Students completing the course will:
  • Have a heightened awareness of markets and how they work
  • Better understand social legislation in the economic markets
  • Better understand how cultural difference affect international business
  • Have a better understanding of the EU and how common currency and the free flow of labor affects the economies of Europe and the individual member countries.

ELIGIBILITY
Program leaders may determine stricter eligibility requirements, but at a minimum, all applicants earning credit in a program would meet these requirements:
  • Current WKU student eligible to enroll in WKU courses OR students from outside WKU may participate as non-degree seeking student,
  • Good academic standing as defined in the Undergraduate Catalog or Graduate Catalog,
  • A minimum of 18 years of age at time of departure: Must be registered in a WKU course for credit, Must be a part of an established WKU program, and No guarantee of acceptance due to different program design and location.
  • No current disciplinary sanctions as verified by the WKU Office of Student Conduct
    • Students who become ineligible to attend the program after applying due to disciplinary sanctions will be subject to standard program cost penalty rates. Students are responsible for notifying the Office of Study Away when they become aware of this ineligibility. For eligibility questions pertaining to disciplinary sanctions, students should contact the WKU Office of Student Conduct.
  • Students must complete Study Abroad & Global Learning application process prior to being registered in this course. All students studying abroad are required to pay $150 SAGL application fee,
  • Students must select program on TopNet and pay $250 deposit to finalize admittance process,
  • Student must possess passport book valid for a least six (6) months after return date. 
  • Students must complete pre-departure orientations,
  • Full payment prior to departure, and
  • Permission of instructor(s) is required.
 
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