120-0300/07 – European Union A (EU A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DVO37 Ing. Kateřina Dvoroková, Ph.D.
ZEM34 Ing. Iva Honová, Ph.D.
KAN03 Ing. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1
Distance Credit and Examination 2+0
Lifelong Credit and Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To classify the stages of the international economic integration. 2. To identify the crucial integration tendencies in Europe. 3. To describe the development and the present situation of European integration processes (EU). 4. To apply the knowledge for the interpretation of the present situation in the EU.

Teaching methods

Lectures
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Summary

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basic developmental tendencies of the European integration processes, especially with the concepts, forms and objectives of integration in the European Union and the current issues related to the membership of the Czech Republic. At the same time, the course should create an initial information base for studying the economic, social and political aspects of integration processes in the European megaregion and prepare students for the study of specialized subjects focusing on more detailed aspects of European integration.

Compulsory literature:

1. BALDWIN, Richard and Charles WYPLOSZ. The Economics of European Integration. Fifth edition. London: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. ISBN 978-0-07-716965-7. 2. BEREND, Ivan T. The History of European Integration: A new perspective. New York: Routledge, 2016. ISBN-10: 1138654914; ISBN-13: 978-1138654914. 3. EL-AGRAA, Ali M. The European Union: Economics and Policies. 9th ed. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 518 p. ISBN 978-1107007963. 4.FALEG, Giovanni. The EU's Common Security and Defence Policy: Learning Communities in International Organizations. Palgrave Macmillan, Springer, 2016. ISBN 3319413066, 9783319413068.

Recommended literature:

1. BALDWIN, Richard and Charles WYPLOSZ. The Economics of European Integration. Fifth edition. London: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. ISBN 978-0-07-716965-7. 2. BEREND, Ivan T. The History of European Integration: A new perspective. New York: Routledge, 2016. ISBN-10: 1138654914; ISBN-13: 978-1138654914. 3. EL-AGRAA, Ali M. The European Union: Economics and Policies. 9th ed. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 518 p. ISBN 978-1107007963. 4.FALEG, Giovanni. The EU's Common Security and Defence Policy: Learning Communities in International Organizations. Palgrave Macmillan, Springer, 2016. ISBN 3319413066, 9783319413068.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

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E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Principles and main characteristics of the international economic integration, stages (levels) of the integration. 2. Development of integration in Europe, historical aspects. 3. European Union, evolution of the European Union, principles and purposes of integration in the EU. 4. Institutions and law, European Union institutions and other bodies, decision-making process in general. 5. Single European Market, mobility of the factors of production, competition policy. 6. EU budget – receipts and expenditures of the common budget. 7. Economic policy areas of the EU, common and coordinated policies. 8. Economic and social cohesion, regional development, social policy, environmental policy. 9. Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) – history, present, institutions, monetary policy of the ECB. 10. Common Foreign and Security policy, police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters. 11. Eastern enlargement of the European Union, political, economic and institutional problems of enlargement, Czech Republic and the EU. 12. Contemporary situation of integration in Europe, future development of the European Union - aspects of the political integration.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35 (35) 0
                Project Project 20  0
                Written exam Written test 15  0
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 0
                Written examination Written examination 65  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Distance form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Lifelong form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R049) Accounting and Taxes (00) Účetnictví a daně P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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