B.A. On Campus

International Economics and Cultural Affairs

48 months
43400 USD/year
43400 USD/year
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International Economics and Cultural Affairs from Valparaiso University is an interdisciplinary major within the Global Studies B.A. program.


International Economics and Cultural Affairs from Valparaiso University combines study of a world language and culture with internationally focused courses in economics, geography, history, and political science. Students select a regional emphasis (East Asia, Europe, or Latin America) which, in turn, determines the specific courses and language study the student will undertake.

Program Highlights

  • International Economics and Cultural Affairs is one of the interdisciplinary concentrations in the Global Studies major housed in the Department of World Languages and Cultures.
  • It prepares students for internationally-focused careers in a variety of areas, from business and banking to policy development, government service, law, international relations, as well as NGOs dedicated to humanitarian, educational and cultural services.
  • A unique package of classes combines  economics, history, politics, and geography with the  study of a world language and culture. The curriculum provides students with a heightened sense of intercultural sensitivity, some level of proficiency in a second language, significant knowledge of a particular world region (Europe, East Asia or Latin America), and the skills necessary to understand international issues elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Regional Geographies of the World
  • Political Geography
  • European History
  • The World in the Twentieth Century
  • East Asian Culture
  • Modern Mexico: Competing Visions of the Nation
  • African History and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions. However, applying as early as possible after our application opens is recommended to have the greatest number of scholarship opportunities. The international deadline of May 1, is the preferred date.   


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

You can enroll as an undergraduate if you:

  • Earned or will earn a high school diploma
  • Submit your high school and/or college transcripts
  • Submit a personal statement so we can get to know you better
  • Want to live your life to the fullest

International students:

  • Your application to Valparaiso University
  • A copy of your passport
  • An official copy of your high school transcripts, with an English translation if they are in another language. 
  • Test Scores and Proof of English Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    43400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Valparaiso

1223 - 1978 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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