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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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KATRAA13 International Finance, Money & Banking 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Accounting and Finance
Person in charge
Fee-paid teacher
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
Preceding studies
The prerequisite (KATRAP11) is intended for degree students. The course will not be necessarily organized every year. Information on its organization will be published on the web pages of the School of Management.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course and demonstration of a sufficient level of knowledge on the exam, the student will be capable of disentangling and evaluating current monetary policy and related economic and political responses and arguments. In short, by the end of the course each student should be able to evaluate fact from fiction in the realm of domestic and international money and banking.


The basics of monetary economics; The role of banking, and the activities of the banking sector while taking account of international financial markets; A review of various related concepts and concerns: the demand & supply of money, the role of banks as financial intermediaries, central banks’ policies & their impact on the banking sector, other finance organizations & investors, and ultimately the financial markets themselves; The institutional organization of various markets; Historical context of the international monetary system.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 32 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Reinhart - Rogoff: This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly, Princeton University Press, 2009.

2. Bernholz: Monetary Regimes and Inflation: History, Economic and Political Relationships, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.

3. Other assigned readings and/or e-materials.

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