FAQ - for the course The Cointegrated VAR Approach: Methodology and Applications
- What are the prerequisites for the Summer School course?
Participants are expected to have some basic econometric experience and a theoretical knowledge corresponding to, for example, Johnston and Dinardo (1997) ‘Econometric Methods'. MacGraw-Hill. In particular we expect participants to have a basic knowledge of time-series analysis.
- How much credit does the Summer School course correspond to?
The course corresponds to 10 ECTS credit points.
- When do I pay the fees?
The course fee must be paid on or before 18 June 2012. You will not receive a place on the programme before you have paid the fee.
- Will I get a refund if I cancel?
If you withdraw from the Summer School before 18 June you will get a full refund of the course fee. After 18 June, a refund of the course fee will only be made if it is possible for us to offer the place to someone else.
- Will I receive a certificate?
Provided that you complete the exam you will receive a certificate a few weeks after completion of the Summer School.
- When is the deadline for applications to the Summer School?
The closing date for applications is 2o April 2012. After this date, we will only accept late applications if there are places left on the course. If the course is full before the deadline has expired, a waiting list will be made.
- When will I receive notification from the Summer School?
After having received your application we will sent you an e-mail confirmation. The applications will be assessed in the beginning of May.
- Do I need a visa?
If you are not an EU/EEA citizen and not a Nordic citizen, you need a VISA permit before entering Denmark. Successful applicants will receive a form as well as instructions on how to apply. Please contact the nearest Danish embassy or consulate immediately after receipt of the letter of admission in order to apply for your permit as the application process usually takes a considerable length of time (2-3 months).
- Is there access to computers/Internet and library facilities?
Library and computer facilities are available. The computer room will be open every day including Saturdays and Sundays.
- How should the application be sent?
The application form can be sent by e-mail or post.