Please be advised that the application process for Summer 2017 will open on December 15, 2016. At that time, an Apply Now button will appear on this page -- please begin your application at that time.
To learn more and ask questions about Summer study abroad opportunities please attend the Summer Study Abroad Fair, at DUC Commons, on January 25, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hosted by: Economics Department
Economics. This program is open to students majoring or minoring in Economics.
- The LSE requires a minimum 3.1 GPA but recommends 3.3 or higher for applicants to be competitive. A 3.3/B+ grades are recommended in the pre-requisite courses.
- Principles of Microeconomics (Econ 101) and Macroeconomics (Econ 112) will be required for all students. Intermediate Microeconomics (Econ 201), Intermediate Macroeconomics (Econ 212) and/or Introduction to Statistical Methods (Econ 220) will be required for students wanting one of the upper level courses.
June 17 - July 29, 2017 (The official program dates, are the arrival and departure dates for the program
Applications will be accepted starting December 15, 2016 on the Emory College Study Abroad website at www.studyabroad.emory.edu
. This program has a First Priority Deadline of January 15. The final deadline to submit an application is February 1.
Accepted Emory student participants will not pay the host institution directly; Emory will pay on their behalf.
This program has a First Priority Deadline of January 15. The final deadline to submit an application is February 1. Program Director, Professor David T Jacho-Chavez, will interview all applicants.
In the Summer of 2017, Emory students majoring or minoring in Economics have the opportunity to take courses not usually offered by the Department of Economics at Emory University on the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Summer School Program. The LSE is one of the most respected research institutions in the world in Social Sciences, see e.g. http://goo.gl/Wrfqm
. Its Department of Economics is always ranked among the top 20 Economic Departments in the world by various rankings, see e.g. http://goo.gl/XhW2w
, and its summer program is the largest university summer school in the United Kingdom with over 4000 students enrolled each summer.
Emory Program participants are expected to take one course in each of the two sessions for a total of two courses. They will earn 3 Emory credits for each course, for a total of 6 credits towards their major or minor in Economics at Emory University. Students must choose one (and only one) course in each of two sessions from the following list (the list below is a sample from summer 2016):
- EC101 Introductory Microeconomics (counts as Econ 201)
- EC112 Essential Statistics for Economics and Econometrics (counts as Econ 220)
- EC351 International Economics (counts as Econ 360)
- Participants seeking enrollment into LSE EC351 will be required to have successfully passed Econ 201 and Econ 212 at Emory University before enrollment.
- EC102 Introductory Macroeconomics (counts as Econ 212)
- EC212 Introduction to Econometrics (counts as Econ 420)
- EC240 Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development (counts as Econ 365)
- EC270 Public Finance (counts as Econ 434)
- EC307 Development Economics (counts as Econ 362)
- EC341 Industrial Organization & Introduction to Competition Policy (count as Econ 405)
- Participants seeking to enroll in LSE EC240 or EC341 will be required to have successfully passed Econ 201 (or EC101 during the first session) and Econ 212 at Emory University before enrollment.
- Participants seeking enrollment into LSE EC212 will be required to have successfully completed Econ 220 at Emory University or EC112 during the first session at the LSE Summer School before enrollment.
- Participants seeking enrollment into LSE EC270 or EC307 will be required to have successfully passed Econ 201 (or EC101 during the first session) and Econ 212 at Emory University before enrollment.
Regardless of the participants’ course choices, all students will also be required to take Econ 391: Economics in Britain Seminar
taught con-currently in Session I by Dr. David T. Jacho-Chavez. This course consists of pre-departure meetings, invited lectures, formal and informal gatherings, field trips, and career and network opportunities while in London. Please see attached syllabus (from summer 2015; subject to change)
. After successful completion of this course, students will earn a total of two-credit hours that can be counted towards general graduation requirements, but not towards completing either a major or minor in Economics.
Transfer of Credits:
- Per the Department of Economics’ policies, both courses taken at the LSE should be taken for a letter grade to count towards the major/minor in Economics. Under Academic Policy for Summer Study Abroad, only one of the two courses can be taken on S/U basis: The course taken for a letter grade will count towards the minor/major in Economics, and the one taken with a S/U designation could also count towards the minor/major in Economics. For the latter to happen, the student should not have taken any other of the courses for the minor/major in Economics either at Emory or other study abroad program with a S/U designation.
- The program will make no adjustment to students’ grades obtained at the LSE.
Accommodations are provided in The Hive
A full description of the program costs and billing procedures is described in the budget sheets. Please click here for Budget Sheet
Emory undergraduate students who qualify are considered by the Office of Financial Aid for a summer aid award after registration in summer study abroad classes. The amount of the award depends on the number of credits and current financial aid package. Students currently receiving financial aid from Emory are typically eligible. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about specific awards. Emory Scholars are informed separately about the procedures for Scholars Summer Study Abroad awards. Emory University Employee Courtesy Scholarships may be applied to the academic fee portion of the summer study abroad program's cost. For more information, please see Summer Study Abroad Scholarships
: This program is open to both Emory students and to visiting students from other institutions. For questions or assistance please contact Kate Dawson
, Summer Study Abroad Advisor, to schedule a meeting or to inquire about the application process. Student must apply online to the program via the on-line application system. Click on the Apply Now
link on this page. Emory students will need their Emory login ID and password. Visiting students from other institutions will create a username (current email address) and password through the online system.
Each summer study abroad program will have a mandatory pre-departure orientation session and/or other pre-departure activities for accepted program participants. The Program Director will contact program participants with details. Emory College Study Abroad will also offer a general pre-departure orientation in mid-April.
Summer Study Abroad Refund Policy
Summer Study Abroad Information for Visiting Students
David Jacho-Chavez, Program Director, Department of Economics, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kate Dawson, Summer Study Abroad Advisor, Emory College Study Abroad, 404-727-2240, email@example.com