in cooperation with Weber State University / USA

Lectures, excursion and assessments
Group work, individual preparation and reading


In this introductory course in macroeconomics we will develop a profile of the U.S. economy with respect to aggregate output, employment and inflation and will learn to analyze the relationship among these variables.

Modul 1

Principles of Macroeconomics

Modul 2

Cross-cultural Competences and Communication

Modul 3

Plant tour

  • Competently read and interpret business press accounts of the state of the U.S. and world economy.
  • Explain how unemployment, inflation, and nominal and real GDP are measured.
  • Locate current macroeconomic data for the U.S. economy online and to describe the current macroeconomic conditions in the U.S.
  • Understand the difference between the short‐run and long‐ run version of the aggregate demand/aggregate supply model.
  • Identify factors that lead to economic growth and relate those factors to the aggregate demand/aggregate supply framework.
  • Describe the basic workings of fiscal and monetary policy.
  • Understand ways in which national economies may be linked internationally.

15th April

Deadline of Registration

7th July

Day of Arrival

1st August

Day of Departure

The certificate or transcript of records

At the end of the course a certificate of attendance and transcript of records will be issued to each participant.
Successful participants can earn 4 credit hours – US / 8 credit points-ECTS.

* Please note: These credits can be transferred to your home university/institution. It is recommended to verify with your home university/institution that the grades you earn in Bremen can be applied to your curriculum or course of study.


The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals. Minimum age 18 years. Language level C1-C2 / Proficient user (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages / CEFR)

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The course fee includes...
  • Information packet with city guide
  • Seminars and lectures
  • Teaching material
  • Program related excursion
  • Ticket for public transport in Bremen (bus+tram)
The course fee does not include...
  • Travel expenses
  • Accommodation in Bremen
  • Insurance: Health, accident and liability insurance
  • Board and personal spendings
  • Participation in optional activities
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The program may be subject to change.

Course starts on 7 July 2019
Course Info