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*WKU Faculty Led: Historic and Modern European Economies (Northern Europe)
Berlin, Germany; Helsinki, Finland; Innsbruck, Austria; Munich, Germany; Salzburg, Austria; Stockholm, Sweden; Vienna, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: WKU applicants only
Program Cost: Summer
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Minimum GPA:
Good Academic Standing with WKU
Program Catagory: WKU Faculty Led
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Faculty/Program Leader(s):
Strow, Brian, Wilson, Dennis
Colonnade Credit: No
Program Description:
Program Description:
Europe Economics 2019

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.

Dr. Brian Strow -
Dr. Dennis Wilson -


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

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.

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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This program is currently not accepting applications.