MKF_DEPE History of Money

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
26/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Krejčík, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Krejčík, CSc.
Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Iva Havlíčková
Supplier department: Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Sat 22. 2. 12:00–15:50 P106, Sat 7. 3. 12:00–15:50 P106, Sat 4. 4. 12:00–15:50 P106
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 100 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 17/100, only registered: 0/100, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/100
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
History of Money Belonging to the core courses for students of finance, this course is designed for those who are interested in developing their knowledge in this area. The course concentrates on the entire development of money ranging from the pre-monetary forms through the monetary period to the post-monetary period. Its purpose is to clarify not only the origin, but also the development of monetary and calculation systems, type of currency and currency relations in a broader context of European and world development with a special emphasis on Czech historical countries. In addition, it reviews the development of monetary economy, origins and development of monetary institutions and financial administration in different socio-economic formations. Examination: oral.
Learning outcomes
Students will become knowledges about developement in history
  • 1. Oldest forms of monetary organization in “premonetary” period.
  • 2. Development of monetary economy and its organization in conditions of antique society.
  • 3. Establishment and development of antique bank institutions and their role in economic life.
  • 4. Principles of monetary economy and financial administration in Early- feudal period.
  • 5. Transformation of barter in monetary conversion in 13th century and its reflection in development of monetary economy.
  • 6. Development of monetary trade and economy in period of Middle Ages.
  • 7. Establishment and development of bank institution in period of Middle Ages.
  • 8. Beginning of bureaucratization of financial administration at start of modern period.
  • 9. Establishment of financial administration, monetary institution and monetary trade in 17th and in 18th century.
  • 10. Development of financial administration in period of “industrial revolution”.
  • 11. Development of banks and public money institutions in 19th and in 20th century.
  • 12. Establishment and development of monetary unions and their role in economic and business life in 19th century and in early 20th century.
  • 13. Financial administration and monetary institutions’ development in Czechoslovak Republic and Establishment of world financial organizations
  • SEJBAL, Jiří. Základy peněžního vývoje. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1997. 420 s. ISBN 8021017341. info
Teaching methods
lectures, discussion
Assessment methods
The course will be completed by an oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: tutorial 12 hodin.
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 2021.
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