Study abroad - Economics
If you are interested in going on an exchange term, here is some valuable information for you. Please read it carefully.
You can find all partner universities here:
Specifics for students at Economics
You can choose to study abroad either Term 2 or Term 3, but you cannot take any courses from a distance.
1) must be on a graduate level
2) cannot have the same/almost the same content as another course you have taken/will take within your programme
3) must cover the topics of business administration, finance, economics, economic history and/or economic geography.
If you cannot take the core course/s from a distance, you must find an approved replacement course. Replacement course/s must be equivalent to at least 5 ECTS/hp.
Special degree requirement for Economics
The programme covers four academic terms of full-time study (120) hec including three terms of courses, core (45 credits) and elective (45 credits), (total 90 credits), and one term of Master Degree Project (thesis writing - 30 credits). Of the programmes total 120 credits, at least 90 credits must be in Economics. Therfor a minimum of 15 credits of elective courses must be in Economics.
Exchange during Term 2
If you choose to study abroad during Term 2, select elective courses that correspond to at least 30 ECTS/hp.
Exchange during Term 3
For the two core courses you don´t need to find replacement courses but the courses must be within Economics and on advanced level. Together with the elective courses you select courses that in total correspond to at least 30 ECTS/hp.
(The two core courses cannot be taken as distance courses.)
Year 1. Term 2, Spring
|Period 1, 2, 3 & 4||Elective 30 hp|
Year 2. Term 3, Autumn
|Period 1 & 2||Elective 15 hp|
|Period 3 & 4||
Economic Research Process 7,5 hp
Applied Econometrics 7,5 hp
Students from the Msc in Economics have the opportunity to take part in a Double degree program at the University of Rome Tor Vegata, Italy or Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. A Double Degree Program means that one year of your two-year master degree will be spent at the partner university and you will be awarded degrees from both universities.
Read more about exchange studies on the International Office website.