Course: EU Law and Economic Integration

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Course title EU Law and Economic Integration
Course code KFP/EEI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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)
  • 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, Self-study of literature, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 42 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
not specified
learning outcomes
The students will: - 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 - summarise the causes and consequences of monetary policy harmonisation and unification on macroeconomic policy - evaluate tax harmonisation in EU and its development - relate enlarging and deepening of EU integration - assess the development of legislation (adequacy of applying a certain type of a legal norm) in particular stages of economic integration development - predict further development of EU enlargement process - evaluate pros and cons of EU membersip for the Czech Republic
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Textual studies
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Oral exam
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • aktualizace z denního i odborného tisku (zejm. časopis Ekonom, materiály Odboru pro komunikační strategii MZV ČR).
  • Malá encyklopedie Evropské unie. [1. vyd.]. Praha : Ústav mezinárodních vztahů, 1997. ISBN 80-85864-34-7.
  • 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.
  • Fiala, Petr; Pitrová, Markéta. Evropská unie. 2., dopl. a aktualiz. vyd. Brno : Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7325-223-6.
  • Had, Miloslav; Stach, Stanislav; Urban, Luděk. Česká republika v Evropské unii : členství, přínosy, výzvy : [stav k 18.5. 2006]. Praha : Linde, 2006. ISBN 80-7201-611-3.
  • Klíma, Karel. Evropské právo. Plzeň : Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7380-335-3.
  • Molle, Willem. The economics of European integration : theory, practice, policy. third edition. Ashgate : Aldershot, 1997. ISBN 1 84014 035 6.
  • Šrein, Zdeněk. Mechanismy hospodářské politiky Evropské unie. V Ústí nad Labem : Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně, Fakulta sociálně ekonomická, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7414-077-8.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Public Administration (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Public Administration (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Public Administration (12) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Public Administration (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Public Administration (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -