Autumn 2022, 50%, Campus, Daytime
Start date: 29 August 2022
End date: 15 January 2023
Application Deadline: 19 April 2022
Enrolment Code: UU-19508 Application
Language of Instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)
Entry Requirements: 60 credits
Fees: If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application Fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 32500
Tuition fee, total: SEK 32500
About the course
What is the real wealth of nations? How is the global economic system performing under increasing ecological and social pressures? Which institutions and actors have the best opportunities to work towards building desirable and sustainable economies?
The course aims to present a variety of theoretical perspectives on issues of political economy in the context of sustainable development. Throughout the semester, different theories and historical examples are analysed and discussed in sessions with knowledgeable and inspiring guest lecturers in order to offer a multidisciplinary understanding of the global economy’s role in today’s world. Keeping a good balance between abstract and concrete, as well as particular and general, the course constitutes a basic toolbox to understand economies in the 21st century. Embarking on this journey of discovery, international and Swedish students will reflect critically on the past and current state of the economy in order to imagine alternatives economic futures.
Hello and welcome to The Global Economy course Autumn 2022!
Throughout the course we will discuss a variety of theoretical perspectives on issues of
political economy in the context of sustainable development. We hope that we will have a fun semester together and believe you will be challenged and inspired by the complex problem of sustainability and the economy. By the end of the course you will hopefully have gained the tools necessary to reflect critically on the past and current state of the economy in order to imagine alternative economies, fit to tackle global challenges.
Saga Holmgren and Lwanga Egbewatt Arrey
If you have any questions, contact the Course Coordinators, Lwanga (email@example.com) and Saga (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Schedule & Course Info (GEC Autumn 2022)