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Department of Economic History

Lund University School of Economics and Management

New Bachelor’s programme in Economy and Society

Published: 2019-01-18

Starting in the autumn of 2019, the School of Economics and Management will offer a three-year Bachelor’s in Economy and Society. The programme is taught in English and aimed at recent high school graduates with a strong academic background, international career ambitions, and the drive to gain knowledge and skills in global context analysis, both in the public and private sector.

Economic history is concerned with how economic change in the past can help us understand the future. It uses concepts and theories from the social sciences to study the development of different economies and understand them in their social, political and cultural contexts. It combines the skills of the economist and the historian, the statistician and the sociologist. Meanwhile, economics tackles a broad range of problems, from barriers to economic development to international financial crises.

This programme combines the two complementary fields of economic history and economics. It will appeal if you want training in the application of economic theory and quantitative methods to real problems.

Find out more about the programme: 
https://lusem.lu.se/study/bachelors/economy-and-society/overview