Course: Regional Politics and Regional Planning of the European Union

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Course title Regional Politics and Regional Planning of the European Union
Course code KGE/RPEU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Dokoupil Jaroslav, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
This course includes these items: The importance of regional policy for regional development and various approaches to regional development. The concept of regional and structural policy of the EU. Reasons, principles and objectives of policy of economic and social cohesion. Documents of EU regional policy. Institutional reinsurance and funding system. Legislation in the EU regional and structural policy. Structural Funds of the EU. The concept of the regional policy of the Czech Republic. Programming documents. Regional operational programs, programs promoting regional development in the CR and programs of development of municipalities, cities and regions. Tools of regional development strategy of the CR. Institutional security, regional development agencies.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Students' portfolio, Individual study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Individual project (40) - 30 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
It is advisable that students have fundamental prerequisites for study of Geography.
learning outcomes
- an overview of Czech and European regional policy, - understand the relationships of regional policy and development, - to explain the impact of regional policy on regional development with the use of selected theories of regional development.
professional skills
- to apply the knowledge of the EU regional policy in the conditions of the Czech regions
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Seminar
Individual study
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Strategie regionálního rozvoje České republiky. Vyd. 1. Praha : Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj České republiky, 2006. ISBN 80-239-7497-1.
  • Zákon č. 248/200Sb. o podpoře regionálního rozvoje.
  • Blažek, Jiří; Uhlíř, David. Teorie regionálního rozvoje : nástin, kritika, klasifikace. Vyd. 1. Praha : Karolinum, 2002. ISBN 80-246-0384-5.
  • Hampl, Martin. Regionální vývoj: specifika české transformace, evropská integrace a obecná teorie. Praha : DemoArt, 2001. ISBN 80-902686-6-8.
  • Kolektiv autorů. Úvod do regionálních věd a veřejné správy. Plzeň, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7380-086-4.
  • Wokoun, René. Česká regionální politika v období vstupu do Evropské unie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Oeconomica, 2003. ISBN 80-245-0517-7.
  • Wokoun, René. Regionální politika a rozvoj v České republice. 2. vyd. Praha : Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj ČR, 1999.


Study plans that include the course
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