Course: Terminology of the EU in English

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Course title Terminology of the EU in English
Course code KEM/ATEU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Netušilová Pavla, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
- The Europeans - Languages and Europe - The EU and Turkey - A Brief history of the European Union - European Union Institutions - Decision Making in the European Union - The structure of the European Union - The European Commission dismissal in 1999 - Economic and monetary union

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 26 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
professional knowledge
The study of this course assumes interest in European issues and the basic level of English.
learning outcomes
Students are able to: - explain political, judicial and economic impacts of EU enlargements; - distinguish between levels of ecomomic integration; - appraise key events of European integration; - understand of the roles and responsibilities of the EU institutions - compare decision-making procedures applied at European level; - identify major milestone on the road to Euro; - formulate pros and cons of the single currency; - work in an international teams on economic issues.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • BALDWIN, R., WYPLOSZ, CH. The Economics of European Integration. McGraw-Hill Education, 2009. ISBN 9780077121631.
  • Netušilová, Pavla. Terminology of the EU in English. Pilsen : University of West Bohemia, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7043-815-2.
  • PHINNEMORE, D. - MCGOWAN, L. Dictionary of the European Union. Europa Publications Ltd., 2004.
  • WHITTAKER, P. - WHITTAKER, J. English for Europe. Olomouc, InSTEP, 2002.

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