Course syllabus ZSE - Principles of European Integration in the World Perspective (FBE - SS 2016/2017)

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Course title in Czech: Principles of European Integration in the World Perspective
Course title in English:
Principles of European Integration in the World Perspective
SS 2016/2017
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)
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Course supervising department:
prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. Petr Strejček, Ph.D., MBA (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
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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 all aspects of membership of the Czech Republic in EU.
Course content:
1.Long term trends in world economy - chalanges of 21st century (allowance 10/6)
Historical motives of european integration, the changing role of hegemons
Political systems - supranationl vers. international cooperation, principle of subsidiarity, democratic deficit of EU
Position of EU in globalised economy - comparison with other regional groups

Principles of european integration (allowance 10/4)
a.Institucional and legislative system of EU
EU policies and budget
Stages of economic integration - free trade area, custom union, internal market, EMU

Principles of world integration (allowance 8/4)
Global security - role of UN and NATO vers. Common security and defence policy
Global economic integration - role of GATT, WTO, IMF, WB, convergence/divergence in the world economy - G8, BRICS, developing countries
c.Conflicts after cold war - changing roles of hegemons

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendanceCombined form
28 h
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14 h
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16 h
preparation for exam84 h
110 h
preparation for regular assessment14 h14 h
Total140 h
140 h
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The Cerdit is necessary to be able to apply for exams. Credit is compulsory for final exam participation. The final exam is written.
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
LACINA, L. -- OSTŘÍŽEK, J. et al. Učebnice evropské integrace. 3rd ed. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2011. 468 p. ISBN 978-80-87474-31-0.
HODAČ, J. -- LACINA, L. -- STREJČEK, P. Evropské křižovatky. 2nd ed. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2014. 181 p. Politika, Evropská unie. ISBN 978-80-7485-018-9.
HODAČ, J. -- KOTRBA, T. Učebnice globalizace. 1st ed. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2011. 312 p. ISBN 978-80-87474-33-4.
BALDWIN, R. -- WYPLOSZ, C. The Economics of European Integration. Berkshire: McGraw-Hill , 2009. 596 p. ISBN 978-0-07-712163-1.

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Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 02/05/2017.

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