Course: European Economic Integration

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Course title European Economic Integration
Course code USSV/KEIN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Mandysová Ivana, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Historical development of European economic integration. Economic integration development after WW II. Recent integration development (70s, 80s, membership enlargement and its methods, Single European Act, Maastricht and Amsterdam contract, Nice contract, convent, reinforced cooperation). EU institutions (its function and structure, historical development). European Commission. European Parliament. European Council. Council of the EU. Economic policies of the EU - regional policy. Single market. Entrepreneurship in the EU. Monetary policy and common currency Euro. Agricultural policy. CFSP. Social policy.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to illustrate historical development and principles of the economic integration process within Europe. Furthermore, to describe the EU institutions, its competences, functions and historical development an to analyze particular economic policies of the EU.
Student will well informed about economic integration development of the European Union. Student will be aware of the European institutions and principles of their cooperation. He will be acquaint in conception of common policies applied on european level. Student will understand special terminology and other special terms in this sphere. Student will be skilled in european policy methods and will be able to apply it in practice. For this purpose he will know how to select relevant data and choose relevant method for their assorting. Results and knowledge he will know to construe.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

The assignment is granted upon completion and sucessful presentation of seminar paper in the frames of teaching programme. Examination granting is conditioned by passing the final written or oral test.
Recommended literature
  • CIHELKOVÁ, E. -- HNÁT, P. -- KARPOVÁ, E. -- BLANCHARD JOKLOVÁ, K. -- BIČ, J. -- NĚMCOVÁ. Evropská ekonomická integrace : procesy, politiky, governance.. Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-245-1835-0.
  • Cihelková, I., Jakš, J., a kol. Evropská integrace - Evrospká unie.
  • EL-AGRAA, A.:. The European Union, Economics and Policies.
  • Fiala, P., Pitrová, M.:. Evropská unie. Brno, 2009.
  • MANDYSOVÁ, I.:. Evropská integrace, Univerzita Pardubice, 2006.
  • Mandysová, Ivana. Podpora podnikání v České republice a v Evropské unii. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7395-220-4.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2013) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2013) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2013) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2014) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2016) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2016) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2013) Economy 3 Winter
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Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2015) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2013) Economy 3 Winter
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Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2016) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2015) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2016) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2013) Economy 3 Winter