Course: Regional Policy of the European Union

« Back
Course title Regional Policy of the European Union
Course code KGE/REPO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
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
  • Dokoupil Jaroslav, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Evolution and the importance of regional policies for regional development - neighbouring countries and regions of the Czech (Bavaria, Saxony, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, the Danube macro region, Danube / Vltava European region), different approaches to regional development. Reasons, principles and objectives of economic policy and social cohesion in these countries and regions. The programming documents, institutional arrangements, financing system of regional policy in the above mentioned countries and regions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Individual study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 50 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
professional knowledge
know the basic functioning of EU regional policy - history, the programming period, structural funds
professional skills
Not anticipated any professional skills.
general eligibility
Bc. Study: student plans and organizes learning and work activities on his own
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
have an overview about European regional policy, focused on the Czech neighbouring countries and regions
professional skills
compare the effects of regional policy on regional development in the Czech neighbouring countries and regions to the situation in the Czech Republic
general eligibility
Bc. Study: student clearly and convincingly conveys professionals about the nature of the pofessional problems and are able to report their own views of their solutions
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Individual study
professional skills
Seminar classes
Skills demonstration
general eligibility
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Written exam
Seminar work
professional skills
Skills demonstration during seminar
general eligibility
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Brian W. Blouet. The EU and Neighbors A geography of Europe in the Modern World. 2008. ISBN 978-0-471-65554-1.
  • Eva Cihelková, Jaroslav Jakš a kol. Evropská integrace - Evropská unie. Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-245-0854-0.
  • Hana Kunešová, Aleš Kocourek, Pavla Bednářová, Eva Cihelková, Miloš Nový. Světová ekonomika nové jevy a perspektivy. Praha, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7400-502-2.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester