153-0353/03 – Public Administration A (VSA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Public EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Vrabková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Vrabková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKF, HGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
VRA12 doc. Ing. Iveta Vrabková, 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

Graduates will gain knowledge of: - bases and forms of public administration; - organizational and personal dimensions of public administration; - territorial scope of public administration; - importance and functions of state administration and local self-government; - selected subsystem of public administration - personnel security, control and eGovernment.

Teaching methods



Scope of Public Administration and is designed for students of Public Economics and Administration, and other fields of economic specialization. Teaching is divided into three sections. The first chapters are dedicated to the subject of public administration and its study from the perspective of multiple disciplines - economics, law, geography, sociology, and the state and state power. The second chapter deals with the organization, responsibilities and tasks of state and local governments. The third and last chapters are dedicated to control in public administration, personnel in public administration and eGovernment.

Compulsory literature:

BEVIR, M.Encyclopedia of Governance. London: SAGE Publications,2006.

Recommended literature:

OSBORNE,S. P.The New Public Governance? London: Routledge, 2010.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

Participation and tasks in seminar


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to Public Administration - basic terms and relationships. 2. The State and Public Administration – the Constitution, forms of State and Government. 3. The Legislative Power, the Executive Power, the Judical Power, legislative process. 4. Territorial Arrangement of the Czech Republic. – Territorial Powers of Public Administration. 5. The Organizational structure and Principles of Public Administration. 6. The Public Administration Systém Public Administration – State Administration and Self-Governing. 7. The State Administration – competence, organization and goals. 8. Territorial Self-Governing - competence, organization and goals. 9. The People and their Status in Public Administration. 10. The Control Systém and Mechanism in Public Administration – profesional and lay control. 11. Objectives and Tasks of Information in Public Administration. 12. eGovernment - development, tools, forms and objectives of eGovernance.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 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 40  20
        Examination Examination 60  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2019/2020 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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