BKR_EUAP European Union and Law

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
RNDr. Jaroslav Maryáš, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. David Sehnálek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Jindřiška Šedová, CSc. (seminar tutor)
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
Sun 23. 2. 12:50–15:20 P103, Sun 2. 3. 11:05–14:30 P101, Sun 16. 3. 9:20–11:50 P103, Sun 23. 3. 15:30–17:55 P101
Prerequisites (in Czech)
(! KREUAE EU and Euroregions ) && (! KPEPEI European Law for Economists I ) && (! C_KREUAE EU and Euroregions )
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 8 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. Introduction to European law, national, international and community law.
  • 3. EC law concept and characteristics, primary and secondary sources.
  • 4. Relation of EC law and national law (direct effect, priority).
  • 5. Legal aspects of EU Economic competition.
  • 6. Basic documents of EC and EU (primary law) - Treaty of Maastricht, Treaty of Amsterdam, Treaty of Nice, Treaty of Lisbon.
  • 7. Bodies and institutions of the EU and the EC and their competencies.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • TÝČ, Vladimír. Základy práva Evropské unie pro ekonomy. 5. aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Linde, 2006. 287 s. ISBN 8072016318. info
  • TÝČ, Vladimír and Dalibor JÍLEK. Základy práva Evropských společenství. Brno: Doplněk, 1993. 194 s. ISBN 8085765195. info
Teaching methods
The course takes the form of a lecture. The lecture (6 hours) is divided into two parts:
first part contain thema 2-7,
second part thema 1 and 8-13.
The main emphasis is laid on self-study.
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 KREUAE nebo KPEPEI.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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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 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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