120-0305/06 – Economic Policy of the European Union (HP EU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Boris Navrátil, CSc.Subject version guarantorIng. Boris Navrátil, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DVO37 Ing. Kateřina Dvoroková, Ph.D.
NAV20 Ing. Boris Navrátil, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To describe integration process in Europe and its influence on goals of economic policy in the EC/EU, 2. To identify the main economic-political goals and explain related tools in different integration stages, 3. To apply knowledge for solution of topical economic-poltical issues of the EC/EU, 4. To analyse economic-political situation in the EC/EU member countries and discuss ways and means for its solutions.

Teaching methods



Subject is concerned with economic policy as a part of the integration process accomplished by EU member states. Essential information on development and institutional organization is summarized in the extent necessary for understanding economic policy mechanisms. Common and coordinated policies are in depth discussed from the point of view of their development within the Communities. The explanation is completed with their impact on the economic policy of the Czech Republic.

Compulsory literature:

1.BALDWIN, Richard and Charles WYPLOSZ. The Economics of European Integration. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2009. 560 p. ISBN 978-0-077-12163-1. 2.LELIEVELDT, Herman a Sebastiaan PRINCEN. The Politics of European Union. Cambridge: University Press, 2011. 313 p. ISBN 978-0-521-74011-1.

Recommended literature:

1.CINI, Michelle a Niéves PÉREZ-SOLÓRZANO BORRAGÁN. European Union Politics. Oxford: University Press, 2010. 485 p. ISBN 978-0-19-9548637.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester




Další požadavky na studenta

current news monitoring


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.European Union and its role in the world economy. 2.Institutional, financial and law background of supranational regulation and economic policy. Acquis communautaire. European common budget. 3.From customs union towards internal market. Single European Act. 4.EU Competition policy. Consumer protection. 5. European Monetary System. European Currency Unit. Exchange Rate Mechanism. 6. Economic and Monetary Union. European System of Central Banks. Cooperation in fiscal area. Pact of Stability and Growth. 7.Common Trade Policy. Autonomous and negotiated tools. 8.Common Agricultural Policy. European Agricultural Guarantee Fund. European Fund for Rural Development. Common Fishery Policy. 9.Common Transport Policy. Transeuropean nets. 10.EU Economic and Social Cohesion Policy. Structural Funds.Regional disparities. Euroregions. 11.Small and medium enterprises support. 12. Environmental policy. Sustainable growth. Energy policy. Renewable resources.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management (00) Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Compulsory study plan

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