Course: European Union

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Course title European Union
Course code KGE/EU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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)
  • Dokoupil Jaroslav, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
This course includes these items: - a position of the EU in the global world, - the history of the EU, - the structure, competences and institutions of the EU, - natural assets of the EU, - socioeconomic sphere of the countries of the European Union (population, settlement and economics), - environmental policy of the EU, - regional development of the countries of the EU.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Individual study, Lecture
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
To pass the defence of the bachelor thesis students are expected to have fundamental knowledge in geography of Europe and current events in the world.
learning outcomes
Students will acquire an overview of the EU internal structure and the potential of the EU. Students are able to analyse consequences of the policy of the EU in various levels ? supranational, national and regional.
teaching methods
Lecture
Individual study
Discussion
assessment methods
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Ekonom : týdeník Hospodářských novin.
  • Evropská unie od A do Z : příručka evropské integrace ; z něm. orig. přel. Alois Mikeštík a Marie Bednaříková. Praha : Karolinum, 1997. ISBN 80-7184-413-6.
  • Hospodářské noviny : deník pro ekonomiku a politiku. Praha : Economia, ----.
  • Cole, John; Cole, Francis. A geography of the European Union. 2. vydání. New York : Routledge, 1997. ISBN 0-415-14311-X.
  • Fiala, Petr; Pitrová, Markéta. Evropská unie. Brno : Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2003. ISBN 80-7325-015-2.
  • Outlá, Veronika; Pezl, Tomáš. Úvod do studia práva EU. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2002. ISBN 80-7082-882-X.
  • Šindler, Petr; Wahla, Arnošt. Evropská unie v geografickém vzdělávání : profesní příprava učitelů geografie České republiky na realizaci evropské dimenze v geografickém vzdělávání : příručka. Ostrava : Katedra sociální geografie a regionálního rozvoje Přírodovědecké fakulty Ostravské univerz, 1999. ISBN 80-7042-780-9.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2017) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2013) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Project Management Systems (2013) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Geography (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Geography (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Geography (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Geography (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer