156-0416/03 – Foreign Trade Policy (ZOP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Applied EconomicsCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. JUDr. Ing. Igor Kotlán, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. JUDr. Ing. Igor Kotlán, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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

The foreign trade course introduce individuals to the various aspects of international business and to the analyses of diferent global problems. Moreover, they also learn a lot about globalization and the changing scenario of the international market. The course enables the individuals to start their careers in export and import foreign trade and apply their knowledge in international business development. The individuals will be able to argue and relate disproportions among the countries.

Teaching methods



This is the course of the advanced sequence in Economic Policy in Open Economy which describes the aims, tools, methods and principles of Economic Policy in Open Economy or benefit of free trade and protection.

Compulsory literature:

DIXIT, A., NORMAN, V. Theory of International Trade. London: Cambridge University Press, 1980. KRUGMAN, P. R. International Economics. Chicago: Irwin, 1996. MIKIĆ, M. International Trade. New York: St. Martin´s Press, 1998. TREBILCOCK, M. J. a HOWSE, R. The Regulation of International Trade. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Recommended literature:

CARBAUGH, R. J. International Economics. Washington: Thomson South-Western Corporation, 2005. GREENEWAY, D., WINTERS, L. A., Surveys in International Trade. Oxford, 1994.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

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Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2008/2009 Winter semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100  51
        Exercises evaluation Credit  
        Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (02) European Integration K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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