Course syllabus ZSE - Principles of European Integration in the World Perspective (FBE - WS 2013/2014)


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Course code:
ZSE
Course title in Czech: Principles of European Integration in the World Perspective
Course title in English: Principles of European Integration in the World Perspective
Semester:
WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Finance (FBE)
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers:
Mgr. Jan Hodač (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Ing. Klára Plecitá (tutor)
Mgr. Petr Strejček, Ph.D., MBA (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Pavel Žiaran, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Field of study
Year of study
Teacher
Entry
FrequencyCapacity
Monday
15.00-16.50
Q31
Seminar
Even week25
Monday
15.00-16.50
Q31
Seminar
Odd week
25
Monday
17.00-18.50
Q31
Seminar
Even week25
Monday
17.00-18.50
Q31
Seminar
Odd week
25
Tuesday11.00-12.50Q31
J. HodačSeminar
Odd week
25
Tuesday
11.00-12.50
Q31
Seminar
Even week
25
Tuesday
15.00-16.50
Q01
Lecture
Every week
361
Wednesday
7.00-8.50
Q31
Seminar
Even week
25
Wednesday7.00-8.50
Q31
J. HodačSeminarOdd week25
Wednesday
9.00-10.50
Q31
Seminar
Even week
25
Wednesday
9.00-10.50
Q31
L. LacinaSeminarOdd week
25
Wednesday
13.00-14.50
Q31
Seminar
Even week
25
Wednesday13.00-14.50Q31
Seminar
Odd week
25
Wednesday15.00-16.50Q31
Seminar
Even week
25
Wednesday15.00-16.50
Q31
SeminarOdd week25
Wednesday
17.00-18.50Q31
P. Strejček
Seminar
Odd week
25
Wednesday
17.00-18.50
Q31
P. Strejček
Seminar
Even week
25
Thursday9.00-10.50
Q31
Seminar
Odd week
25
Thursday9.00-10.50Q31
L. LacinaSeminar
Even week
25
Thursday
11.00-12.50Q31
Seminar
Even week
25
Thursday
11.00-12.50
Q31
Seminar
Odd week
25
Saturday8.00-11.50Q02
B-HPS-F
B-EM-ME
2
2
Lecture
Occasionally
170
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To offer students basic background about the historical development of world and regional economic integration leading to process of globalisation in recent times. Special attention is given to problems of integration Czech economy to EU structures.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Globalisation and regionalisation of the World Economy
b.
Economic and political integration in the World
c.
Historical development of the World economy before WWII (1176-1939)

2.
Economic and political integration in West Europe after Second World War (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Historical background
b.
Principles of economic and political integration -- comparative study

3.
Institutions and legislation of EU (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Role of institutions in the EU
b.
Primary and secondary EU legislation

4.
Policies and budget of EU (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Common, shared and complementary EU policies
b.Revenues and expenditures of EU budget

5.
Single European Market (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Free movement of goods, services, people and capital
b.
Competitiveness of EU in the World economy

6.Economic and monetary union (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Reasons for monetary union
b.
Convergence criteria for joining EMU
c.
Czech Republic and EMU

7.
Internal and external security of EU (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Common foreign and security policy
b.Cooperation in justice and home affairs
c.Schengen area

8.
Enlargement and future of EU (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Conditions of EU membership
b.
Candidate countries
c.
Lisbon treaty and changes in working of EU

9.
ONS and NATO (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Aims and instruments
b.
Relation to EU

10.
World-wide economic integration (allowance 4/0)
 
a.
WTO, World Bank, IMF: aims and instruments
b.
Relation to EU

11.Convergence vs. divergence of economic development (allowance 2/0)
 
a.Measurements of level of development
b.
Developing vs. developed countries
c.Causes and consequences of divergence
d.Possibilities of divergence

12.
New world players on the economic and political map of world (allowance 2/0)
 
a.China and India: road to the top, problems and challenges, predictions of future development

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture
28 h
0 h
practice
14 h0 h
consultation
0 h
16 h
preparation for exam56 h
110 h
preparation for regular assessment
28 h
0 h
preparation for regular testing
0 h
14 h
writing of seminar paper
14 h
0 h
Total140 h
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
The Cerdit is necessary to be able to apply for exams. Min. 60 % from two written tests (Credit) is required.
Two test during the semester are as follows:
- credit test -- the test themed on the topics, which are discussed during the seminars
- mid-term -- the test themed on the topics discussed during the first half of the semester.
Credit is compulsory for final exam participation. Participation on test is compulsory.
The final exam is oral. The points (Credit-points) are part of the evaluation -- final mark.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Total
0 %
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
KÖNIG, P. -- LACINA, L. -- PŘENOSIL, J. Učebnice evropské integrace. 2. aktualizované vydání. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2007. 404 p. ISBN 978-80-7364-044-6.
ŽÍDEK, L. Dějiny světového hospodářství. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2007. 391 p. ISBN 978-80-7380-035-2.

Recommended:
JOHNSON, P. Dějiny dvacátého století. Praha: Rozmluvy, 1991. 845 p. ISBN 80-85336-07-3.
BOOKER, C. -- NORTH, R. Skryté dějiny evropské integrace: od roku 1918 do současnosti. 1st ed. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2006. 623 p. Studium. ISBN 80-7364-026-0.
FIALA, P. -- PITROVÁ, M. Evropská unie. 1st ed. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2003. 743 p. ISBN 80-7325-015-2.
KÖNIG, P. -- LACINA, L. et al. Rozpočet a politiky Evropské unie. 1st ed. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2004. 374 p. BEK 4. ISBN 80-7179-846-0.
KUBÁT, M. (eds.) Východní rozšíření Evropské unie - východiska - stav - perspektivy.Brno: MU. 2001.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, part-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EM-SE Social economics, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EM-TM Tourism Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EM-T Tourism Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EPA-F Finances, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EPA-F Finances, part-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EPA-PA Public administration, part-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EM-AFE Agriculture and food economics, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EM-TM Trade management, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-EPA-PA Public administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Marcel Ševela, Ph.D. on 12/10/2013.

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