BPR_EUAP European Union and Law

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. JUDr. David Sehnálek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Dominika Tóthová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Viktorie Klímová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Aneta Krajíčková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Milan Viturka, CSc.
Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Ing. Iveta Suchomelová Vašíčková
Supplier department: Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Tue 16:00–17:50 P101
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 23 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
European Union and Law The course aims to acquaint students with the European Union and European Communities with the use of concrete information about the Union`s profile, their law, institutions, content and forms of their work.
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- understand and explain development, present state and future development of the EU;
- understand the rudiments of law and organizational structure of EC/EU ;
- understand and analyze common policies of the EU;
- work with information on regional division of the EU.
  • 1. Development of post-war Europe and the processes of integration, basic pillars and principles of the European Union.
  • 2. Bodies and institutions of the EU and the EC and their competencies.
  • 3. Introduction to European law, national, international and community law.
  • 4. EC law concept and characteristics, primary and secondary sources.
  • 5. Relation of EC law and national law (direct effect, priority).
  • 6. Legal aspects of EU Economic competition. 7. Basic documents of EC and EU (primary law) - Treaty of Maastricht, Treaty of Amsterdam, Treaty of Nice, Treaty of Lisbon.
  • 8. Internal (single) market, Economic and monetary union (convergence criteria, European Monetary System).
  • 9. Budget of the EU, receipts and expenditures, basic development trends.
  • 10. Common policies of the EU and their demonstration at chosen examples (agriculture, trade and transport policies).
  • 11. Basic principles of EU regional policy, structural funds.
  • 12. Europe of the regions, regional division of the EU (NUTS an LAU), cross-border cooperation and euroregions.
  • 13. External relations of the EU, association and other agreements, relations with others states and communities, development policy.
    required literature
  • Sehnálek, D. Studijní texty „Evropské právo “. ESF MU. Portál výuky právních předmětů ESF: Webová adresa: http://pravoesf.econ.muni.cz/. Informace o přístupových právech k webové aplikaci jsou zveřejněny v IS/Studijní materiály předmětu/Učební texty/.
  • LACINA, Lubor, Petr STREJČEK and Petr BLÍŽKOVSKÝ. Učebnice evropské integrace. 4. přepracované a aktualiz. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2016. 359 stran. ISBN 9788074851049. info
  • TÝČ, Vladimír. Základy práva Evropské unie pro ekonomy. 6. přeprac. a aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Leges, 2010. 301 s. ISBN 9788087212608. info
    recommended literature
  • BALDWIN, Richard E. and Charles WYPLOSZ. Ekonomie evropské integrace. 4. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2013. 580 s. ISBN 9788024745688. info
  • MARYÁŠ, Jaroslav and Lucie OHÁŇKOVÁ. Evropská unie a euroregiony (European union and euroregions). první. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Ekonomicko-správní fakulta, 2006. 241 pp. ISBN 80-210-4204-4. info
Teaching methods
The course is taught as lectures (2 hours weekly).
Assessment methods
The written exam consists of multiple choice test. It is necessary to gain more than 60 % of overall assessment to pass the exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Nezapisují si studenti, kteří absolvovali předmět PREUAE a nebo PPEPEI.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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