119-0312 – EU Law for Economists A (PrEU )

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Law
Subject guarantorprof. JUDr. Vladimír Týč, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
119-0312/01 2006/2007 3
119-0312/02 2008/2009 2020/2021 3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

In the subject matter students are supposed to: - describe regulatory enviroment, define its subject, outline the methods of regulation and list basal forms of regulation in EU law, - applicate gained knowledge and comprehension to interprete and solve model situations, - identify practical problem and infer legal regulation concerned, - explain legal aspect of practical problem, - interpret legal regulation. Structure of the course: 1. Introduction to EU Law - internal, international and EU law - European integration, EC, EU 2. Supranationality principle, basic EU documents, institutional structure 3. Sources of EU law, their application, primacy and direct effect, legislative procedures 4. Enforcement of EU law 5. Proceedings before ECJ, preliminary references 6. Internal Market, the four freedoms 7. Free movement of goods, customs union, regulatory measures in EU internal trade Conditions for credits: Written test - minumum 51 points from 100

Teaching methods



The course concentrates on EU institutional structure and the general part of the EU law. It stresses the supranational concept of EU requiring the existence of its own legal system based on its subordination nature. Attention is paid to particular sources of EU law, its application in Member States and its enforcement. Follow-up of this course: EU Law for Economists B.

Compulsory literature:

Matthew Homewood. EU Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide. OUP Oxford ISBN 9780198703730. * Texts of basic documents (EU Treaty, Treaty on functioning of the EU, Accession Treaty) - Evropské právo, základní dokumenty, Sagit, Ostrava, řada ÚZ, 2010, sv. 764

Recommended literature:

Szysczak. Understanding EU Law. SWEET & MAXWELL, 2008. ISBN 1847032796.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.