120-0400/02 – European Union A (EU A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of International Economic RelationsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2007/2008Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KAN03 Ing. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 6+6

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
Project work

Summary

The aim of the subject is to introduce students to history and current development of the integration process in Europe, especially to the conception, form and objective of the integration in the European Union. Students should also understand the aspects of the enlargement process with alignment to entry of the Czech Republic to the EU.

Compulsory literature:

1.BALDWIN, R.; WYPLOSZ, Ch. The Economics of European Integration. 3rd. Revised edition. McGraw Hill Higher Education, 2009. ISBN- 13: 978-0077121631 2.EL-AGRAA, A.; ARDY, B. The European Union: Economics and Policies. 9th ed. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 518 p. ISBN 978-1107007963. 3.STAAB, A. The European Union Explained: Institutions, Actors, Global Impact. 2nd ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011. 210 p. ISBN 978-0-253-22303-6 4.About European Union http://europa.eu/index_en.htm

Recommended literature:

1.EL-AGRAA, A.; ARDY, B. The European Union: Economics and Policies. 9th ed. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 518 p. ISBN 978-1107007963. 2.STAAB, A. The European Union Explained: Institutions, Actors, Global Impact. 2nd ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011. 210 p. ISBN 978-0-253-22303-6 3.JOVANOVIC, M. International economic integration: critical perspectives on the world economy. Vol. 3: General issues. 1st edition. London: Routledge, 1998.ISBN 0415166748 4.About European Union http://europa.eu/index_en.htm

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Principles and main characteristics of the international economic integration, stages (levels) of the integration. 2. Development of integration in Europe, historical aspects. 3. European Union, evolution of the European Union, principles and purposes of integration in the EU. 4. Institutions and law, European Union institutions and other bodies, decision-making process in general. 5. Single European Market, mobility of the factors of production, competition policy. 6. EU budget – receipts and expenditures of the common budget. 7. Economic policy areas of the EU, common and coordinated policies. 8. Economic and social cohesion, regional development, social policy, environmental policy. 9. Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) – history, present, institutions, monetary policy of the ECB. 10. Common Foreign and Security policy, police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters. 11. Eastern enlargement of the European Union, political, economic and institutional problems of enlargement, Czech Republic and the EU. 12. Contemporary situation of integration in Europe, future development of the European Union - aspects of the political integration.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 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 (35) 0
                Project Project 20  0
                Written exam Written test 15  0
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 0
                Written examination Written examination 65  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

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2012/2013 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R055) Public Economics and Administration (02) Public Economics and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (02) European Integration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R055) Public Economics and Administration (01) Public Economics and Administration K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R055) Public Economics and Administration (02) Public Economics and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (02) European Integration K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R055) Public Economics and Administration (01) Public Economics and Administration K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan

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