Lithuania, Vilnius

International Business and Economics

when 3 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 1200

This course is an introduction into the contemporary debate on the changing patterns of global business, the economy, and challenges the world is facing. The course deals with three major aspects of global business the economy; firstly the trans-national economic flows, such as trade in goods and services, transactions and investment. The aspects covered are balance of payments dynamics, exchange rate regimes, national income accounting, terms of trade, etc. Secondly, the course deals with the challenges and opportunities in a globalized world. Thirdly, the course looks at the actors in the global economy: international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organisations, multinational corporations and regional integration initiatives. The motives, interests and interaction of the actors are scrutinised and furthermore the development of the global economic governance system is discussed.

Course leader

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maik Huettinger; Dr. Aras Zirgulis

Target group

Undergraduate, Graduate Students

Course aim

The International Business and Economics course aims to equip students with necessary analytical tools for analyzing and critically assessing the current dynamics of global business and the economy and challenges the nation states face in their pursuit of economic welfare.

Credits info

6 ECTS equals 36 academic contact hours in class and precoursework assignment of 12 academic hours.

Fee info

EUR 1200: The fee consists of 850 EUR fee for administrative and hospitality services, including accommodation, lunch on weekdays as well as welcome and farewell receptions. 350 EUR fee is for tuition.
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2017
EUR 1400: Students may choose two courses within the program. Additional 6 ECTS course would cost 250 EUR on top of a 1150 EUR fee.