120-0532/03 – Globalization and International Organizations (GMO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
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Full-time Examination 0+2

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:

CLEAVER, T. Understanding the World Economy: 4th ed. London: Routledge, 2013. 978-0-415-68131-5. HURD, Ian. International organizations: politics, law, practice. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-107-61261-7. JENÍČEK, Vladimír a SRNEC, Karel. Fundamental problems of developing countries. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7380-375-9. SEITZ, J. and K. A. HITE. Global Issues: an introduction. 4th ed. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. ISBN 978-0-470-65564-1.

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

Attendance at seminars Case study Final test


E-Learning course is accessible in CMS Moodle system.

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Other requirements are not required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Phenomenon of globalization 2. Globalization of the world economy 3. Nation-states and globalization 4. Globalization and international organizations 5. Developing countries in the global economy 6. Global issues 7. Global security 8. EU and global economy 9. Global governance 10. Sustainable development

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
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Examination Examination 100  51
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Incoming students - bachelor study 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2015/2016 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block