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International Economic History, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 3 months
University rank #333 (QS) Online
This course 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
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  • 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.
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.
  •  Ability to apply a gender perspective on the long-term economic and social development
  • Ability to express and critically assess - in writing and orally - the different perspectives, interpretations and explanations that have been presented during the course

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 months
  • Credits
    15 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Includes study of: 

  • Long-term international economic and social development
  • Economic Growth, 
  • Economic Thought, 
  • Trade, 
  • Crises and ~Globalization. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • 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

  • International

    2268 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2268 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
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  • Citizenship in  (EU) or (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees.
  • Total fee SEK 23,250 


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