545-0220/05 – Introduction to the European Union Affairs (UPEU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Control SystemsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Igor Černý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Igor Černý, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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CER25 Ing. Igor Černý, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 3+0
Combined Graded credit 9+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student shows knowledge: of basic concepts and definitions of the EU, of the importance,understanding and of the effects of the economic integration of the EU/EC, of microeconomic tools for the analysis of integration process of the EU/EC Student can: describe historical stages of development: towards to the creation of the European Union, describe policies, institutional development, legal instruments and the decision-making processes of the EU/EC, Student is able to: use microeconomic tools for the analysis of the economic integration of the EU/EC

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

Subject is concerned with integration of European Union. Students obtain theoretical and expert knowledge in the field of history, economics, policies and institutions of EU and of essentials of European law as well. They learn to use fundamental microeconomic instruments for analysis of economic integration.

Compulsory literature:

BALDWIN, Richard, WYPLOSZ, Charles. Economics of European Integration.4th edition. UK:McGraw-Hill International UK Limited,2012.512 p. ISBN 9780077131722.

Recommended literature:

BOMBERG, Elizabeth,PETERSON,John,STUBB, Alexander.The European Union : how does it work?.2nd ed.Oxford:Oxford University Press,2008.269 p.ISBN 978-0-19-920639-1.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Seminar works and knowledge checks provide for regular feedback on the progress of knowledge during the current term.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

There are no additional requirements for students.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. History of European integration I Establishment of European Communities, their development, progress of economical and of political integration, compendium of establishing treaties, phasing of historical development. 2. History of European integration II Significant historical events with impact on postwar development of Europe, Treaty of Dunkirk, Treaty of Brussels, establishment of NATO, of EDC, of Western Union, Messina Declaration, establishmnet of relevant organizations and their influence on future of Europe. 3. History of European integration III Process of enlargement, treaties of EC/EU and their revisions and amendments with implications for development of Europe to present period, ECSC, EEC, EURATOM, Single European Act, Treaty on European Union, Treaty of Amsterdam, Treaty of Nice and Treaty of Lisbon. 4. Organization and functioning of EU Institutions and bodies of EU, basic decision-making procedures, Commission, Council of the EU, European Parliament, European Ombudsman, European Economic and Social Committee, Committee of the Regions, European Council, European Court of Auditors, European Central Bank and European System of Central Banks, Court of Justice of the European Communities, composition of these Institutions, their roles, powers and importance in the structure of EU. 5. Essentials of European Law Sources of the law, types of legal acts of the EU, legal essentials of the EU rules, publication, entry into force, principles of the application of the EC law, judicial review and interpretation. 6. Policies of the EU/EC I Sources of EU policies and their creation, survey of the EU Policies, characteristic features, Single European Market, characteristic of the pillars of the SEM - free movement of goods, of services, and of capital, harmonisation of legal acts, Competition Policy, Single Customs Tariffs, effects of the SEM. 7. Policies of the EU/EC II European Monetary System, Economic and Monetary Union, characteristic features and its development, issues of the common currency. 8. Policies of the EU/EC III Common Agriculture Policy, its characterisics, objectives, instruments and development, reforms of agriculture policy, financing of the CAP and regulation of separate markets and prospects. 9. Policies of the EU/EC IV Industrial policy, objectives, classical and present approach, programmes of support, SME. 10. Policies of the EU/EC V Common Transport Policy, characteristics, measures realized in transport, specific features of particular types of the transport, legal regulation, trans-european networks (TEN), 11. Policies of the EU/EC VI Common Commercial Policy, characteristics, instruments, objectives, classification of the barriers of entering of market,antidumping, antisubsidization. 12. Policies of the EU/EC VII Regional and Structural Policy, principles, instruments and objectives of policies, Structural Funds and Cohesion Fund, fields of their intervention, financial allocation, alokace, objectives and application. 13. Policies of the EU/EC VIII Selected policies of the EU, Energy Policy, its characteristics, energy management, programmes for support of alternative sources, legal regulation, protection of living environment, principles, legal regulation. 14. Policies of the EU/EC IX Intellectual property rights,, types of intellectual property which are subject to legal protection, copyright, trademark, trade secrets, industrial design rights, patents, Community Patent Convention.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
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Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  51
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Combined form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2013/2014 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
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2012/2013 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
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2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R001) Economics and Management in the Field of Raw Materials P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R001) Economics and Management in the Field of Raw Materials K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3902R033) System Engineering in Raw Materials Industry P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R001) Economics and Management in the Field of Raw Materials P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3902R033) System Engineering in Raw Materials Industry P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R001) Economics and Management in the Field of Raw Materials K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R001) Economics and Management in the Field of Raw Materials P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (6209R013) Information and System Management K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3902R033) System Engineering in Raw Materials Industry P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102R001) Economics and Management in the Field of Raw Materials K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan

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ECTS - FMG 2018/2019 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS - FMG 2017/2018 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS - FMG 2016/2017 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
O - ECTS FMG 2015/2016 Full-time Czech Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
O - ECTS FMG - Bc. 2014/2015 Full-time Czech Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
O - ECTS FMG - Bc. 2013/2014 Full-time Czech Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
O - ECTS FMG - Bc. 2012/2013 Full-time Czech Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block