Course: Theory of European Integration

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Course title Theory of European Integration
Course code KAP/EITD
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Cabadová Waisová Šárka, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The syllabus and precise credit/exam requirements will be posted on the website of the Department of Politics and International Relations before the first day of the respective term.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, One-to-One tutorial, Skills demonstration, Self-study of literature
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 55 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
After passing the course students will be familiar with theories of European integration and will be able to contextualize them. They will be able to apply theoretical knowledge to particular events in European integration process and contextualize them. They will differentiate between various integration theories and understand the possibilities of their application to actual events. Candidates elaborate an article on assigned topics and present their research.
teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Eilstrup-Sangiovanni, M.:. Debates on European Integration. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan., 2006.
  • Featherstone, K., & Radaelli, C. M. (Eds.). The Politics of Europeanization. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
  • Chryssochoou, D. N. Theorizing European Integration. London: SAGE Publications Ltd., 2001.
  • Kelstrup, M., & Williams, M. C. International Relations Theory and the Politics of European Integration. Power, Security and Community.. London: Routledge, 2000.
  • Rosamond, Ben. Theories of European integration. Hampshire : PALGRAVE, 2000. ISBN 0-312-23120-2.
  • Wiener, A., & Diez, T. European Integration Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Study plans that include the course
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