Five week courses - Macroeconomics European perspective

Macroeconomics European perspective

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This course provides an in-depth exploration of macroeconomic principles and concepts within the specific context of the European economy. Utilizing the textbook "Macroeconomics: A European Perspective" by Blanchard, Amighini, and Giavazzi as the primary resource, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of key macroeconomic issues, policies, and challenges that are relevant to the European Union. The course will blend theoretical foundations with real-world applications, allowing students to grasp the intricacies of macroeconomic decision-making in a European context.

Detailed course description is available here.


Professor Lena Malešević Perović, PhD

Lecturer CV and information is available here.


  • Understand Macroeconomic Fundamentals

  • Comprehend the European Economic Landscape

  • Analyze Fiscal and Monetary Policy

  • Explore International Trade and Exchange Rates

  • Assess Unemployment and Labor Markets

  • Comprehend Financial Markets and the European Banking System

  • Evaluate Economic Crises and Policy Responses

  • Apply Macroeconomic Analysis



  • Graduate students in economics (or in social sciences, technical sciences or science related fields) who intend to round out their knowledge in the field and use it in the proces of preparing dissertations.
  • Holders of undergraduate degrees or students in the last year of ther studies in economics or the social sciences who wish to study the field of behavioural economics.
  • Researchers and professionals working in the field.


This FEBT Summer school program offers participants the possibility of going through evaluation process for the purspose of requesting official credit transfers (ECTS).

  • Evaluation process

Participants who wish to acquire 3 ECTS will be evaluated based on the regular and active course attendance and taking a written exam or two mid-term exams.

The goal of the written exam is to show the necessary ability to understand key macroeconomic issues, policies, and challenges that are relevant to the European Union.


Participants not interested in credit transfer will instead receive the Certificate of Attendence, stating the course completed. These students will be neither evaluated nor graded.