120-0350/01 – EU Cohesion policy (PSEU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MEL24 Ing. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
POL481 Ing. Eva Poledníková, Ph.D.
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 identify and describe the major determinants of EU cohesion policy, programming process and development of programming documents for EU Structural funds in economic development of the regions in the European Union. 2. To explain the methodology and the system of programming documents for regional development management, types of the ESIF interventions and methodology of programming logics and their validation on the practical issues. 3. To apply the knowledge gained for the solution of issues of the EU Cohesion Policy in the Czech Republic during programming period 2014-2020.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars

Summary

The aim of the course is to introduce students the major determinants and principles of EU Cohesion Policy, programming process of structural aid in economic development of the regions in the European Union. Main focus will be laid on the system and content of programming documents for regional development management with using of EU Structural and Investment Funds, on the methodology of preparation of regional and local development programming documents from the viewpoint of theory and verification on practical examples and case studies. Emphasis is placed on specific ESIF programming documents in the Czech Republic in the current programming period and procedures for claiming financial assistance for projects co-financed by ESIF.

Compulsory literature:

BACHTLER, J., P. BERKOWITZ, S. HARDY and T. MURAVSKA. EU Cohesion Policy. Reassessing Performance and Direction. New York: Routledge, 2017. ISBN 978-1-138-22464. MOLLE, W. T. M. Cohesion and growth: the theory and practice of European policy making. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015. ISBN 978-1-138-84663-0. PIATTONI, Simona and Laura POLVERARI, ed. Handbook on cohesion policy in the EU. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-1-78471-566-3.

Recommended literature:

EUROPEAN COMMISSION. European Structural and Investment Funds 2014–2020: Official texts and commentaires. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2015. ISBN 978-92-79-39433-1. MELICIANI, Valentina. Regional disparities in the enlarged European Union: geography, innovation and structural change. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. ISBN 978-0-415-74171-2. PANARA, Carlo and Alexander de BECKER, ed. The role of the regions in EU governance. Heidelberg: Springer, 2011. ISBN 978-3-642-11902-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Continous fullfilling of specific tasks during seminars.

E-learning

E-Learning course is accesible in CMS Moodle system.

Další požadavky na studenta

Passive knowledge of English language

Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
120-0310 RPEU EU Regional Policy Recommended

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1.Introduction. Cohesion policy and the convergence in the European Union. 2.Evaluation of economic and social cohesion policy in the EU. 3.Programming framework of the EU structural aid. 4.The general logic of programming Structural Funds` assistance in the EU. 5.The general structure and content of programming documents for the EU Structural funds. 6.Horizontal priorities in the programming documents of Structural Funds in the EU. 7.Implementation system of programming documents and their evaluation. 8.EU cohesion policy in the programming period 2007 - 2013. 9.Cohesion Fund in the EU and in the Czech Republic. 10.Programming documents for the EU Structural Funds in the Czech Republic in the period 2004 - 2006. 11.The EU Cohesion policy in the Czech Republic in period 2007 – 2013. 12.Strategic programmes for the EU Structural Funds in the Czech Republic in the period 2007 – 2013. 13. Operational programmes for the EU Structural Funds in the Czech Republic in the period 2007 – 2013. 14.Policy and programming of Rural Development in the EU and CR. Seminars: 1.Introduction. Creating of students working group for presentations. Topics for presentations. 2.Economic and social cohesion – Cohesion reports. Case studies and evaluation in the EU-27. 3.Programming documents for Structural funds in chosen EU country (except the Czech Republic) – Power Point presentation in student working groups. 4.Programming documents for Structural funds in chosen EU country (except the Czech Republic) – Power Point presentation within working groups. 5.Specific documents of programming framework of structural aid in the Czech Republic – Power Point presentation within working groups. 6.Specific documents of programming framework of structural aid in the Czech Republic – Power Point presentation within working groups. 7.Online test (LMS Moodle)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 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  20
        Examination Examination 65  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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