Course: The European Union

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Course title The European Union
Course code EVS/PEUN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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.
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
  • KURIC Miroslav, 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. Principle of supranationality and powers of EU institutions 6. The institutional framework of the European Union 7. Financing of the European Union activities - the EU budget 8. The process of creating a functioning customs, economic and monetary union 9. The main common policy I 10. The main common policies II 11. Coordinated economic policy 12. Czech Republic in the European integration 13. Political aspects of the integration process and future development of the European Union

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Seminar classes
Recommended literature
  • FIALA, P., PITROVÁ, M. Evropská unie. Brno, 2003. ISBN 80-7325-015-2.
  • HAD, M., URBAN, L. Evropská společenství. První pilíř Evropské unie. Praha, 2000. ISBN 80-85864-88-6.
  • JOVANOVIC, M., N. The Economics of European Integration. Limits and Prospects. Cheltenham, 2005. ISBN 1 84376691 4.
  • LEBIEDZIK, M., ZLÝ, B. Evropská unie. Distanční studijní opora. Karviná, 2004. ISBN 80-7248-263-7.
  • Pikna, B. Vnitřní bezpečnost a veřejný pořádek v evropském právu. Praha, 2003. ISBN 80-7201-449-8.
  • TÝČ, V. Základy práva EU pro ekonomy. Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-7201-631-8.
  • ZLÝ, B. Evropská unie v přelomovém období. 2. upr. vyd.. Karviná, 2004. ISBN 80-7248-149-5.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
School of Business Administration in Karvina Hotel Industry (14) Gastronomy, hotel industry and tourism 1 Winter