Course: EU Law and Economic Integration

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Course title EU Law and Economic Integration
Course code KFP/AEEI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Bárková Dana, Ing. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction, basic definitions, integration and its forms 2. European economic integration and its history 3. Customs union 4. Common market and EU 5. Common agricultural policy 6. Structural policy 7. Other policies in exclusive or shared competencies of EU 8. Financial integration, EU fiscal policy, taxes 9. European economic and monetary union 10. External relations of EU 11. Prospects of future development of EU, enlargement

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Students' portfolio, Self-study of literature, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 28 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
know basic legal terminology
know fundamentals of economics
professional skills
working knowledge of English (B1)
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
describe the main stages of economic integration in general and the development in Europe
explain conditions for success of functioning of a customs union
compare the situation of particulars groups of EU Member States ("old" member states, new member states...) as to the individual EU economic policies
professional skills
relate enlarging and deepening of EU integration
predict further development of EU
evaluate pros and cons of EU membersip for the Czech Republic
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Textual studies
Self-study of literature
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Test
Individual presentation at a seminar
Project
Recommended literature
  • Právní normy EU (CELEX, OJ).
  • Artis, Michael J.,; Nixson, Frederick. The economics of the European Union : policy and analysis. 3rd ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN 0-19-877640-3.
  • Craig, Paul P.,; De Búrca, G. The evolution of EU law. 2nd ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-19-959296-8.
  • Garner, Bryan A. Black's law dictionary. seventh edition. St. Paul : West Group, 1999. ISBN 0-314-22864-0.
  • kolektiv. The European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon.
  • Le Docte, E. Čtyřjazyčný právnický slovník. Vyd 1. PrahaCodex, 1997. ISBN 80-85963-09-4.
  • Molle, Willem. The economics of European integration : theory, practice, policy. third edition. Ashgate : Aldershot, 1997. ISBN 1 84014 035 6.
  • Netušilová, Pavla; Křivka, Tomáš. Reforming the economic and monetary union. Vydání: první. 2015. ISBN 978-80-261-0597-8.
  • Tichý, Luboš. Čtyřjazyčný slovník práva Evropské unie = EU law glossary: english-czech-french-german : anglicko-česko-francouzsko-německý. Praha : Linde, 1999. ISBN 80-7201-151-0.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Law (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Law (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Law (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Law (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter