Course: Institutionalism

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Course title Institutionalism
Course code KAP/INSTD
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
  • Jeřábek Martin, PhDr. Dipl. - Pol. 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) - 50 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 able to: - analyze the importance of institutions for political life - apply theoretical knowledge on institutionals to particular examples - participate in discussions on the topic - write articles 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
  • BEACH, DEREK. The Dynamics of European Integration. Why and when EU institutions matters. New York, 2005.
  • ERNE, ROLAND. Obligatorisches Referendum, Plebiszit und Volksbegehren-drei Typen direkter Demokratie im europäischen Verglech, In: T. Schiller -V. Mittendorf (Hrsg.) : Direkte Demokratie, Forschung und Perspektiven, Westdeutscher Verlag 2003, s. 76 - 87.. 2003.
  • HUSSEIN, KASSIM. The Europeanization of Member State Institution, In: S. Bulmer and Ch.Lequesne (eds.) : The Member States of the European Union. New York, 2005.
  • JACHTENFUCHS, MARKUS. Deepening and widening integration theory, Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 9 (2002), No. 4, s. 650-658.. 2002.
  • Keck, Otto. Der neuen Institutionalismus in der Theorie der Internationalen Politik,. Politische Viertejahresschrift, 32. Jg., 4/1991, s. 635-653, 1991.
  • Keman, Hans. Konkordanzdemokratie und Korporatismus aus der Perspektive eines rationalen Institutionalismus,. Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 37. Jg., 3/1996, s. 494-516, 1996.
  • Kühnhardt, Ludger. Constituting Europe. Identity, institutionen-building and the search for a global role. Baden-Baden, 2003.
  • Schimmelfennig, Frank/Sedelmeier, Ulrich. Theorising EU enlargement: research focus, hypotheses, and the state of research,. Journal of European Public Policy, 9:4/20002, s. 500-528, 2002.
  • Wallace, William. The Nation State in Western Europe, in: The Question of Europe, ed. Peter Gowan/Perry Anderson. London, 1997.

Study plans that include the course
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