Economics

As an Economics major or minor, you can:

  • Participate in an internship abroad for academic credit.
  • Begin or continue studying a foreign language of interest.
  • Select a program with subject offerings in multiple areas of study as a double major.
  • Explore a variety of courses that count towards your core requirements, related courses, and electives.
  • Participate in a faculty-led, exchange, affiliated or short-term program.
  • Take specialty courses in world economics not available at UConn.
  • Engage in academic research abroad.
  • Develop international contacts to benefit your professional career.

Economics courses align easily because of the standardized nature of the subject around the world. Students will find opportunities to fulfill major requirements in many approved programs, especially at exchanges.

How will #UConnChangeYourWorld

 

These programs are recommended based on your academic interests but students can explore additional approved program options via the Program Search.

Faculty-Led:

Business and Economics in London
London, England
Faculty-Led program with semester options and an internship.

Exchange:

Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top ranking, major research university.

Lund University
Lund, Sweden
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in Sweden at a top 100 world university, with intermediate courses in the School of Economics and Management.

National University of Singapore
Republic of Singapore
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in a location known as a world financial hub.

University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at Ireland’s global university, with alumni from over 150 countries.

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top university with courses in behavioral and experimental economics.

University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a QS reported top ranking Asian university with economics and finance courses that highly emphasize mathematics.

Affiliated:

AIFS Study Abroad in Athens
Athens, Greece
Semester and Academic Year options with available internships and service learning on a university campus.

API International Business, Environmental Studies, and Social Sciences in Bhutan
Thimphu, Bhutan
Semester and Academic Year options in South Asia taking courses with local students.

API International Studies in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Semester and Academic Year options in a location with a unique economic history on the Adriatic Sea.

KEI in Pune, India
Pune, India
Semester and Academic Year options in a bustling metropolitan city known as the IT capital of India.

Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
Fee-based program with Semester and Academic year options at Israel’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education.

 

Finances are an integral part of the program selection and planning process. Research scholarships early to meet application deadlines and request feedback on essays from advisors and the Writing Center.

Featured Scholarships:

Catherine Dudley Scholarship Fund

To learn more and discover other financial opportunities to fund your Education Abroad opportunity, visit our scholarships page.

 

Students are encouraged to gather information through advising and participating in Education Abroad events:

Education Abroad Calendar
Learn about upcoming information sessions and events.

Education Abroad Advisor
Schedule an appointment.

Economics Department
Schedule an appointment with your advisor. 

Financial Aid for Education Abroad
Learn how to use your financial aid.

Academic

As an Economics major or minor, you can:

  • Participate in an internship abroad for academic credit.
  • Begin or continue studying a foreign language of interest.
  • Select a program with subject offerings in multiple areas of study as a double major.
  • Explore a variety of courses that count towards your core requirements, related courses, and electives.
  • Participate in a faculty-led, exchange, affiliated or short-term program.
  • Take specialty courses in world economics not available at UConn.
  • Engage in academic research abroad.
  • Develop international contacts to benefit your professional career.

Economics courses align easily because of the standardized nature of the subject around the world. Students will find opportunities to fulfill major requirements in many approved programs, especially at exchanges.

How will #UConnChangeYourWorld

 

Programs

These programs are recommended based on your academic interests but students can explore additional approved program options via the Program Search.

Faculty-Led:

Business and Economics in London
London, England
Faculty-Led program with semester options and an internship.

Exchange:

Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top ranking, major research university.

Lund University
Lund, Sweden
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in Sweden at a top 100 world university, with intermediate courses in the School of Economics and Management.

National University of Singapore
Republic of Singapore
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in a location known as a world financial hub.

University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at Ireland’s global university, with alumni from over 150 countries.

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top university with courses in behavioral and experimental economics.

University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a QS reported top ranking Asian university with economics and finance courses that highly emphasize mathematics.

Affiliated:

AIFS Study Abroad in Athens
Athens, Greece
Semester and Academic Year options with available internships and service learning on a university campus.

API International Business, Environmental Studies, and Social Sciences in Bhutan
Thimphu, Bhutan
Semester and Academic Year options in South Asia taking courses with local students.

API International Studies in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Semester and Academic Year options in a location with a unique economic history on the Adriatic Sea.

KEI in Pune, India
Pune, India
Semester and Academic Year options in a bustling metropolitan city known as the IT capital of India.

Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
Fee-based program with Semester and Academic year options at Israel’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education.

 

Finances

Finances are an integral part of the program selection and planning process. Research scholarships early to meet application deadlines and request feedback on essays from advisors and the Writing Center.

Featured Scholarships:

Catherine Dudley Scholarship Fund

To learn more and discover other financial opportunities to fund your Education Abroad opportunity, visit our scholarships page.

 

Resources & Contacts

Students are encouraged to gather information through advising and participating in Education Abroad events:

Education Abroad Calendar
Learn about upcoming information sessions and events.

Education Abroad Advisor
Schedule an appointment.

Economics Department
Schedule an appointment with your advisor. 

Financial Aid for Education Abroad
Learn how to use your financial aid.

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