120-0361/01 – Global Problems in Economic Consequences (GPES)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, 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 understand globalization process in its wider consequences in the world economy and other dimensions of social life 2. To identify and evaluate impact of globalization on main actors of international system 3. To explain impact of globalization on developed and developing countries 4. To frame main global problems and interpret them in economic consequences 5. To describe and evaluate approaches applied by international community for the solution of global problems 6. To identify involvement of non-governmental organizations to the solution of global problems.

Teaching methods



Subject pays attention to selected global problems and interprets them in economic consequences. Discussion is led on causes and consequences of these problems, their interconnections and urgency of their solution. Main tools used for the solution of global problems are introduced, importance is laid down on global governance and its main actors.

Compulsory literature:

BAYLIS, J. SMITH, S., OWENS, P. (ed.) The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations. 6th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-19-965617-2. SEITZ, J. L. a K. A. Hite. Global Issues. An Introduction. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. ISBN 978-0-470-65564-1. WEISS, T. G. a R. WILKINSON (eds.). International Organizations and Global Governance. New York: Routledge, 2013. ISBN 978-0-415-62760-3.

Recommended literature:

WILLETTS, Peter. Non-Governmental Organizations in World Politics. The Construction of Global Governance. New York: Routledge, 2011. ISBN 978-0-203-83430-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

Studying of recommended literature.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Globalization as the phenomenon of 20th and 21st century 2. Globalization and actors of the international system 3. Globalization and Global North 4. Globalization and Global South 5. Global problems 6. Global population problem 7. Global poverty and wealth 8. Human Development and well-being 9. Global and human security 10. Global environmental problems 11. Global governance and the solution of global problems 12. Development cooperation and humanitarian aid 13. Solution of global problems and international organizations 14. Approaches of non-governmental organizations to the solution of global problems

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Attendance to seminars in the content set by teacher.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B0311A050004) Applied Economics (S01) International Economic Relations P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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