153-0367/01 – eGovernment (eGO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Public EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Eva Ardielli, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Eva Ardielli, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation2021/2022
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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JAN657 Ing. Eva Ardielli, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the functioning of eGovernment in the Czech Republic and the European Union. -students will learn about the institutional, legal and technical aspects of eGovernment, -they get a general overview of the use of information technology in public administration - they familiarize themselves with the currently applied eGovernment tools as well as the currently used information systems of public administration at national level and in the territory.

Teaching methods



The electronization of public administration is one of the contemporary priorities of modernizing public administration efforts in the Czech Republic as well as in the EU countries. The subject of te course eGovernment is to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the development and functioning of eGovernment in the Czech Republic and the EU countries. Attention will also be paid to partial topical issues related to eServices, eParticipation, eDemocracy, eHealth and cyber security in public administration. Specific examples of successful Czech and European eGovernment projects and examples of good practice from abroad will be presented.

Compulsory literature:

LECHNER, Tomáš. Elektronické dokumenty v právní praxi. Praha: Leges, 2013. ISBN 978-80-87576-41-0. ŠPAČEK, David. eGovernment-cíle, trendy a přístupy k jeho hodnocení. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7400-261-8. VANÍČEK, Zdeněk et al. Právní aspekty eGovernmentu v ČR. Praha: Linde Praha, 2011. 200 s. ISBN 978-80-7201-855-0.

Recommended literature:

ČERMÁK, Daniel, Jana VOBECKÁ a kol. Spolupráce, partnerství a participace v místní veřejné správě: význam, praxe, příslib. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství /SLON/ v koedici se Sociologickým ústavem AV ČR, v. v. i., 2011. 181 s. ISBN 978-80-7419-067-4. KUNT, Miroslav a Tomáš LECHNER. Spisová služba. Praha: Leges, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7502-083-3. OCHRANA, František a Milan PŮČEK. Efektivní zavádění a řízení změn ve veřejné správě: Smart Administration. Praha: Wolters Kluwer ČR, 2011. 248 s. ISBN 978-80-7357-667-7. OSBORNE, Stephen P. (ed.) The new public governance? New York: Routledge, 2010. ISBN-13: 978-0-415-49463-2.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

seminar paper, written test


Other requirements

There are no other requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Involvement of information and communication technologies in the public administration. Defining of eGovernment. Sustainable Development in Public Administration and Good Governance. 2. Institutional provision of eGovernment in the Czech Republic. Development of eGovernment in the Czech Republic. National policies and eGovernment. State Information Policy. The role of the Government Council for Information Society. 3. Information in the public sector, their classification and functions. Privacy and free access to information. Legal aspects of eGovernment. EU Regulation on GDPR. 4. Legislative sources of eGovernment in the Czech legal order. Smart Administration Concept. eGovernment and transparency in public administration. Open public administration. 5. Information systems of public administration. Management of information systems and their security. Public Administration Portal. 6. eGovernment tools. CzechPOINT. KIVS. Register contracts. Data boxes. EID projects. Basic public administration registers, JIP / KAAS. 7. The eIDAS Regulation and its implications for the Czech Republic. Electronic signature. Time stamp. Document conversions. Certificates. Electronic filing service. Life cycle of documents. 8. Electronic public services. eDemocracy and eParticipation in public administration. eDemocracy and eParticipation tools. Electronic voice. Participatory budget. 9. eGovernment in the Czech territorial self-government and its implementation. Electronization of regions and municipalities. Services for the public. Services intended for internal administration purposes. 10. The concept and importance of public procurement in the public sector. Electronic public procurement. Affiliate Purchasing System - eAuction. eJustice. Public register. eSbírka a eLegislativa. 11. Electronic healthcare - definitions and tools. eHealth as part of EU policies. eHealth in the EU. Implementation of eHealth in the Czech Republic. Selected national eHealth projects. eHealth projects at local government level. 12. Cyber ​​security in public administration. Current cyber threats. Security Strategy of the Czech Republic. Security incidents in the Czech Republic. Cyber ​​war. 13. eGovernment in the EU. EU basic documents and activities of the European Commission. Selected eGovernment projects in the EU. Trends in eGovernment development in EU countries. Good practice from selected EU countries - Great Britain, Sweden, Estonia. 14. Evaluation of eGovernment at international level (evaluation of the European Commission, OECD, UN). Evaluation of eGovernment of the Czech Ministry of Interior. Evaluation of the state of electronic public administration in the Czech Republic. Evaluation of eGovernment in the territory. Examples of good practice.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
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Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Attendance at the lectures is optional. Attendance at seminars is min 60%

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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Assessment of instruction

2019/2020 Winter