118-0329/01 – Natural Resources Management in EU (HPZEU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Regional and Environmental EconomicsCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Magdaléna Drastichová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Marcella Šimíčková, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ROZ06 Ing. Karel Rozehnal
S1I48 Ing. Marcella Šimíčková, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

After completing the course students should be able to classify natural resources, to identify their basic characteristics and indicators used in this area, to understand the aspects associated with the scarcity of natural resources in relation to sustainable development; to be familiar with the strategies and approaches to managing these resources at the international level, within the EU and its Member States; to identify challenges and potential opportunities for more efficient use of natural resources in relation to sustainable development.

Teaching methods

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The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the development and current goals and the formation of the European Community in the field of natural resources. The priorities of the current policy is the requirement of sustainable development, which applies also to the management of natural resources. The course therefore deals essence of natural resources, their basic functions, the factors that influence the development and use of their drawing and objectives that are set out in each policy area, management of natural resources in the EU and international level. In addition, a brief overview of developments and trends in the formation of EU policies in these areas. Conclusion The prognosis is dedicated to the exploitation of natural resources and resource evaluation and environmental demands of the EU. The basis of teaching are lectures, with the support of the management of the education system MOODLE, which provides access to both the basic learning materials, and additional resources.

Compulsory literature:

Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe, Brussels, 20.9.2011 COM(2011) 571 final A resource-efficient Europe – Flagship initiative under the Europe 2020 Strategy. Brussels, 26.1.2011, COM(2011) 21 UNEP. Keeping Track of Our Changing Environment. From Rio to Rio+20 (1992-2012) (DEW/1234/NA). OECD, 2011. 99 s. ISBN: 978-92-807-3190-3. Dostupné z www: http://www.unep.org

Recommended literature:

Towards a Thematic Strategy on the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources": Communication COM(2003)572 adopted by the Commission on 1st October 2003 EUROPE 2020 A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.COM(2010) 2020 GREEN PAPER Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy Brussels, 22.4.2009 COM(2009)163 final UN. Millennium Development Goal 8. The Global Partnership for Development at a Critical Juncture. MDG Gap Task Force Report 2010. New York: United Nation, 2010. 80 s. ISBN 978-92-1-101224-8. UNEP/GPA (2006). The State of the Marine Environment: Trends and processes. UNEP/GPA, The Hague

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Osnova předmětu: 1. Úvod do problematiky přírodních zdrojů - vymezení základních pojmů, základní funkce a klasifikace přírodních zdrojů a současná situace v jejich využívání 2. Vybrané aspekty současné environmentální politiky EU a její legislativní základy 3. Tématická strategie EU k udržitelnému využívání přírodních zdrojů 4. Hospodaření s lesními porosty v EU - podstata a význam lesních porostů a politika EU zaměřená na jejich ochranu a využívání 5. Vodní politika EU - stávající situace ve využívání vodních zdrojů v rámci EU a v globálním měřítku a vývoj politiky EU k jejich ochraně a využívání 6. Ochrana biodiverzity EU - podstata a význam biologické diverzity a politika na její ochranu na mezinárodní úrovni a v rámci EU 7. Politika EU na ochranu půdy - základní funkce půdy, faktory které ji ohrožují a politika EU v této oblasti 8. Politika EU v oblasti rybolovu - počátky a vývoj společné politiky rybolovu EU a hlavní oblasti jejího prohlubování 9. Energetická politika EU I. - počátky vzniku a vývoj energetické politiky EU v období do roku 2005 10. Energetická politika EU II. - hlavní oblasti, cíle a nástroje tvorby nové energetické politiky EU 11. Prognózy vývoje čerpání a využívání přírodních zdrojů v EU a v globálním měřítku - shrnutí 12. Závěrečné hodnocení environmentální náročnosti rozvoje EU - Lisabonská strategie jako základ dalšího růstu konkurenceschopnosti a omezení zdrojové závislosti

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Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40 (40) 21 3
                Written exam Written test 25  0 3
                Other task type Other task type 15  0 3
        Examination Examination 60 (60) 20 3
                Written examination Written examination 60  20 3
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Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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