Course syllabus RREUGA - European Union as a global actor (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)

     Czech          English          

Course code:
Course title in Czech:
European Union as a global actor
Course title in English: European Union as a global actor
WS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
-- item not defined --
Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Territorial Studies (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Mgr. Martin Hrabálek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. Ondřej Mocek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Timetable in this semester:
-- item not defined --
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to provide the students with the information on the topic of EU external relations. Emphasis is given to the relations with development countries and the so called emerging markets. The activity of the EU in international affairs is quite broad, stretching from different forms of economic cooperation, to international security and development aid. The students should gain profound knowledge of the EU in global politics.
Course content:
1.Development of EU External Policy (allowance 0/0)
EU and External Affairs after the Lisbon Treaty (allowance 0/0)
3.Basic Determinants of the EU External Relations (allowance 0/0)
EU and its Relations with Close Neighbourhood (allowance 0/0)
5.EU and its Relations with BRICS Countries (allowance 0/0)
EU and its Relations with Latin America and Asia (allowance 0/0)
7.EU and its Relations with Africa (allowance 0/0)
Development Policy of the EU (allowance 0/0)
Common Security and Defence Policy (allowance 0/0)
EU and International Law and Democracy in the World (allowance 0/0)
11.Environment Policy in the External Affairs of the EU (allowance 0/0)
European Union and the Multilateral Economic Order (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture26 h
26 h
preparation for exam
40 h
preparation for regular assessment52 h
preparation of presentation
20 h
164 h
Assessment methods:
The outcome of the course is an exam. The points gained from the exam will be added to the points gained through the activities during the semestr and will determine the final mark.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
SMITH, M. -- HILL, C. International Relations and the European Union. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 584 p. ISBN 978-0-19954-480-6.
IRINA, A. -- BINDI, F. The Foreign Policy of the European Union: Assessing Europe's Role in the World. Washington: Brookings Institution, 2012. 366 p. ISBN 978-0-8157-0140-8.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 01/06/2015.

Type of output: