120-0330/03 – European Union (EU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Lenka Fojtíková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year3Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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KAN03 Ing. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time 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
Tutorials

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:

BEREND, Ivan T. The History of European Integration: A new perspective. New York: Routledge, 2016. ISBN-10: 1138654914; ISBN-13: 978-1138654914. EL-AGRAA, Ali. The European Union Illuminated. Its Nature, Importance and Future. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ISBN 978-1-137-53364-7.

Recommended literature:

BALDWIN, Robert and Charles WYPLOSZ. The Economics of European Integration. Fifth edition. London: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. ISBN 978-0-07-716965-7. Consolidated versions of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union http://europa.eu/eu-law/treaties/index_en.htm FALEG, Giovanni. The EU's Common Security and Defence Policy: Learning Communities in International Organizations. Palgrave Macmillan, Springer, 2016. ISBN 3319413066, 9783319413068. KEMELAY, D., PETERSON, J. and R. CORBETT. The European Union: How does it work? Fourth edition. Oxford university Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-19-968537-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

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E-learning

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Další požadavky na studenta

Written exam (maximum 100 pts.) - The content of the exam is defined by the given literature and the lecture program. Written examinations are also attended by students with an individual study plan at the announced dates.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The concept of international economic integration. Basic integration methods and selected forms of realization of international economic integration. 2. Determining the degrees of economic integration. The state of play of the integration process on the European continent, the presidency of the EU Council. 3. Models (paradigms) of the European integration process, key stages of the development of the integration process in Western Europe after 1945 to the present. 4. The genesis of the European Union, the integration concept. European Union law - basic characteristics, development, current status. 5. Institutions and bodies of the European Union - structure, function of decision-making processes. 6. The general budget of the European Union - annual budgets, multiannual financial framework. The project and implementation of the EU single market (JVT). 7. The internal market of the European Union - the free movement of goods, services, capital and labor. Basic principles of protection of competition in the internal market. 8. Characteristics and current developments of the key common economic policies of the European Union. 9. Basic principles of economic and social cohesion in the EU, shared and complementary competences of the EU in selected areas of economic policies. 10. The emergence, development and current status of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). Organizational and capital provision of economic and monetary union, monetary policy of the European Central Bank. 11. Cooperation in the Union's foreign and security policy. Cooperation in the field of justice and home affairs. 12. Political, economic and institutional issues related to the enlargement process of the European Union. Candidate countries, potential candidate countries. 13. The Czech Republic as a Member State of the European Union. Accession process, current situation, positive and negative aspects of our membership in the Union. 14. Possible scenarios of the future development of integration in the EU. Problems of the EU's transition to political integration.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
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