120-0332/06 – Globalization and International Organizations (GMO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of International Economic RelationsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation2021/2022
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DVO37 Ing. Kateřina Dvoroková, Ph.D.
LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
POL01 prof. RNDr. PhDr. Stanislav Polouček, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To explain the process of globalization in its wide implications in the world economy and other part of the world society. To interpret status of main participants of the globalization. 3.To identify selected global issues. 4.To analyse the causes and results of global issues. 5.To explain the status of international organizations in the process of globalization and in solving of global issues. 6. To apply the knowledge on actual events in the world and new developing trends in the world.

Teaching methods



Subject is concentrated on the process of globalization, in its wide implications; the description of the main participants of the process of globalization; status and function of the most important international organizations; selected global issues, their causes and elimination of the results, possible solving of them and status of international organizations in this solving. The access is interdisciplinary with the aim to cover up whole social implications of the process of globalization and global issues.

Compulsory literature:

BAYLIS, John, Steve SMITH and Patricia OWENS. The globalization of world politics: An introduction to international relations. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-929777-1. EICHENGREEN, Barry. Globalizing capital: a history of the international monetary system. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-691-13937-1. KEGLEY, Charles W. and Gregory A. RAYMOND. The Global Future : A Brief Introduction to World politics. 2nd ed. USA? Thomson Wadsworth, 2007. ISBN 0-495-00748-X.

Recommended literature:

COLLIER, Paul. The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-531145-7. HIERONYMI, Otto. Globalization and the Reformo f the International Banking and Monetary System. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. ISBN 978-0-230-23530-4. WILLIAMSON, Jeffrey G. Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fell Behind. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2011. 314 s. ISBN 978-02-6201-515-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

1. Zpracování seminární práce – Tematický okruh 1 (rozsah: min 10 stran) • Projevy globalizace, účastníci globálních vztahů • Globalizace světové ekonomiky, Globalizace z perspektivy jednotlivých částí světa • Globální problémy – globální nerovnost, chudoba a zaostalost a lidský rozvoj • Globální problémy – globální zátěž životního prostředí, globální bezpečnost 2. Zpracování týmové práce – Tematický okruh 2 (rozsah: min 10 stran) Studenti si zvolí mezinárodní organizaci a globální problém a popíší a zhodnotí postavení vybrané (vládní i nevládní) organizace při řešení daného problému. 3. Účast na cvičeních


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Other requirements

Other requirements are not demanded.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Globalization 2. Globalization of the world economy 3. Globalization from selected world economy regions perspective 4. Participants of global economic relations 5. United Nations and its role in global security 6. International Monetary Fund and World Bank and their role in the world economy 7. Population growth as global problem 8. Developing economies and their backwardness and indebtedness 9. Poverty and human development 10. Environmental issues 11. Sustainable development

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33 3
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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