Course: The European Union

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Course title The European Union
Course code EVS/BPEUN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • LEBIEDZIK Marian, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • TVRDOŇ Michal, doc. Mgr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • KURIC Miroslav, Ing.
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
Course content
1. Theoretical background of economic integration processes 2. Genesis of the European Union I - characteristics and origins of European integration 3. Genesis of the European Union II - from the Maastricht Treaty to the present 4. Economic characteristics of the European Union 5. Law of the European union 6. The institutional framework of the European Union I 7. The institutional framework of the European Union II 8. Financing of the European Union activities - the EU budget 9. The process of creating a functioning customs, economic and monetary union 10. The common trade and transport policy 11. The common agricultural policy 12. Selected coordinated economic policies 13. Czech Republic in the European integration

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Seminar classes
  • unspecified - 13 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 70 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • BALDWIN, R., WYPLOSZ, CH. Ekonomie evropské integrace. Praha: Grada, 2008. ISBN 978-80-247-1807-1.
  • FIALA, P., PITROVÁ, M. Evropská unie. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7325-180-2.
  • JOVANOVIC, M., N. The Economics of European Integration. Limits and Prospects. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2005. ISBN 1-84542-377-1.
  • LEBIEDZIK, M., ZLÝ, B. Evropská unie. Distanční studijní opora. Karviná: SU OPF, 2004. ISBN 80-7248-263-7.
  • ZBÍRAL, R. Institucionální rámec Evropské unie. Právně-politologický pohled. Praha: LINDE, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7201-682-2.


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