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Summer Program in International Economics

Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Length: 6 ECTS
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Summer / Short course
Location: Barcelona
Language: English

Program Description

Attend a summer program in international economics in Spain

UABThe principal objectives of the course are the following ones:

  • Introducing the basic tools to disentangle and analyze the international economic relations
  • Identifying the problems issuing from the international economic relations
  • Presenting the most important theoretical approaches of the international economic transactions in particular referring to the international trade and relative trade policies
  • Providing an overview (from an empirical and theoretical viewpoint) of the international economic integration
  • Introducing the main features of the international economic institutions, their objectives and their range of action

This international economics program explores:

  • International trade
  • International monetary relations;In the section of International Trade the following topics are considered
  • The principal trade theories and their impact in the definition of the terms of trade
  • The trade policy tools and their effects
  • The trade multilateralism and the role of the World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • The economic integration and its different degrees.In the section of the International monetary relations the following issues are tackled
  • The exchange rate regimes and the currency risk
  • The basics of exchanges of currencies
  • The purchasing power parity
  • The Government intervention in exchange markets: exchange rate systems
  • The international monetary system and the role of the IMF

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Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

Know for its excellence in research, high-quality teaching methods, and prime location, The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is an outstanding institution in Europe.  UAB is conveniently located only 25 minutes via public transportation from Barcelona’s city center, a cosmopolitan metropolis lying on the...

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Location & accommodation

Barcelona, Spain

The Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona is one of the few universities in Spain to have a real campus. The University's infrastructure was created exclusively for campus life and the campus provides all the services students need for their academic, leisure and everyday life. 

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Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

Plaça Cívica, Cerdanyola del Vallès
08193 Bellaterra (BARCELONA)

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