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International Economic History

Umea University

5 months
2291 EUR/year
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This International Economic History course from Umea University, studies the international economic and social development from the prehistoric time to the present day. In focus are the altering conditions, economical as well as political, for maintenance, production, reproduction, trade, migration and capital flows in different economic-political systems


The International Economic History course from Umea University is open to foreign and Swedish students with interest in gaining basic understanding and insight in the international economic history development. A good knowledge of the English language and general eligibility for university education are required.

Expected learning outcomes

After completing the course the students have acquired:
  •  Basic knowledge concerning economic growth, transformation, and crises
  •  Basic understanding for the role of the factors of production and patterns of industrialization as well as technological, institutional and structural change
  •  Basic knowledge concerning changes in economic thought, trade policy, and economic integration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • This course studies the long-term international economic and social development.
  • In focus are economic growth, economic thought, trade, crises and globalization, from the early medieval period up to present day.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 months

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15 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Selection Results - National university aptitude test - Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2291 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2291 EUR per year during 5 months.
  • Total fee SEK 23,250
  • As a citizen of a country outside the (EU), (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees 


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