120-0481/01 – EU Single Market (VT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of International Economic RelationsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Bc. Monika Mynarzová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Bc. Monika Mynarzová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2021/2022
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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PIS030 Ing. Bc. Monika Mynarzová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Upon successful and active completion of the course: - student will be able to: • define the four freedoms of the internal market, • introduce the concept of intellectual property and its protection in internationally, • list and describe the forms of transnational companies, • define a socially responsible company, - student will be able to: • make a businesson the single internal market, • be employed in the single internal market, • defend the rights of consumers or employees in the single internal market, - student receives: • orientation to the functioning of the internal market, • picture of the activities of a socially responsible company.

Teaching methods



The goal of the course is to complete the student's knowledge in the area of the internal market of the European Union The course begins with a historical introduction to the development of the complete internal market and the principles of its functioning. The fundamental part of the course focuses on the basic economic freedoms, i.e. the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital. Attention is also paid to European forms of commercial companies, as well as compliance with the rules of economic competition, but also the protection of intellectual property rights and consumer protection in the single internal market. The course also discusses the legal aspects of doing business in the internal market.

Compulsory literature:

BERNARD, Catherine. The Substantive Law of the EU: The Four Freedoms. 3rd. ed. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-19-929839-6. BROBERG, Morten and Nina HOLST-CHRISTENSEN. Free movement in the European Union: cases, commentaries and questions. Copenhagen: DJOF Publishing, 2010. ISBN 9788757420449. CHALMERS, Damian et al. European Union Law: Cases and Materials. 2nd ed. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 9780521121514.

Recommended literature:

BREUSS, Frits, Gerhard FINK and Stefan Griller. Services Liberalisation in the Internal Market. Wien, New York: SpringerWienNewYork, 2008. ISBN 9783211693889. MONSENEGO, Jérome. Taxation of Foreign Business Income within the European Internal Market: an Analysis of the Conflict between the Objective of Achievement of the European Internal Market and the Principles of Territoriality and Worldwide Taxation. Amsterdam: IBFD, Academic Council, 2012. ISBN 9789087221133. NORDHAUSEN, Scholes, Annette and Norbert REICH. Understanding EU Internal Market Law. 3rd ed. Antwerpen: Intersentia, 2011. ISBN 9789050957472.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Knowledge is through test.


System Moodle.

Other requirements

Active participation in exercises.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to the course. 2. Stages of the creation of a single EU internal market. Characteristics and principles of its functioning. 3. Free movement of goods. 4. Free movement of services. 5. Free movement of capital and payments. 6. Free movement of persons (the free movement of EU citizens, free movement of workers / job seekers). 7. Free movement of persons (free movement of individuals and legal persons in the implementation of freedom of establishment and the realization of the free movement of services). 8. Company law, Societas Europaea. 9. Corporate Social Responsibility. 10. Protection of economic competition in the EU. 11. Protection of intellectual and industrial property in the EU internal market I. 12. Protection of intellectual and industrial property in the EU internal II. 13. Consumer protection in the internal market I. 14. Consumer protection in the internal market II.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
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(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 100  51 3
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2020/2021 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

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Assessment of instruction

2019/2020 Winter
2018/2019 Winter
2017/2018 Winter
2016/2017 Winter