545-0220/07 – Introduction to the European Union Affairs (UPEU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Control SystemsCredits2
Subject guarantorIng. Igor Černý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Igor Černý, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CER25 Ing. Igor Černý, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit 8+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

Presentation of semestral project provides for regular feedback on the progress of knowledge during the current term.

E-learning

Teaching materials are presented at rubin.vsb.cz

Other requirements

There are no additional requirements for students.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Historical events leading to the establishment of the EU/EC 2. Institutional development, law and budget of EU/EC 3. Decision making process in EU/EC 4. Classification and characteristics of the EU/EC 5. Fundamental microeconomic instruments for the analysis of European economic integration 6. Economical integration of EU/EC: Establishing Single European Market 7. Development of monetary integration of EU/EC 8. Monetary policy in EU 9. Fiscal policy in EU and Pact of Stability 10. Regional and Structural policy in EU 11. Energy and Ecological policy in EU 12. Agricultural policy in EU/EC 13. Commercial policy in EU/EC 14. Transport policy and Transeuropean networks

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: semestral project

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