Netherlands, Utrecht

European Business & Economy

when 7 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1160

This interactive course offers a two-week introduction to Europe, with a strong focus on economic, political and business developments. Several prominent guest speakers from different disciplines will give their views on the past, present and future of the European Union (EU). In interactive sessions they will discuss theories and thoughts about the financial crisis, global shift, knowledge economy & innovation, sustainable banking, political context, public affairs, decision-making processes, European business and regional cooperation.

Course leader

Drs. Inez Meurs

Target group

This course is open to students from all fields with a strong interest in economic trends and topics in Europe. A good command of English is necessary.

Course aim

After successful completion of this course, participants will have developed an overview of the main trends and topics in the European economy. They will have gained a theoretical background to which they are challenged to shape their own perspective and share this in group discussions, presentations and a paper.

Credits info

4 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 1160: • € 1160 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 825 - Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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