MPR_ROVE Countryside Development

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Josef Kunc, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Markéta Novotná, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Zdeněk Šilhan, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petr Tonev, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Aneta Krajíčková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petr Tonev, Ph.D.
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
Mon 12:00–13:50 S310
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 64 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 6/64, only registered: 0/64, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/64
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Contents of course Rural development represen basic economic, social, demographic, environmental and architectural knowledge of countryside. After introductionary definition of countryside studenta are acquainted with bacis statistical information of Czech countryside. Attention is also paid tu cultural values of countryside. Life environment is based on sustainable development of countryside and on importance of preservation and restauration of landscape. Follows au problems of lands revision and agricultural utilization of landscape. Basic possibilities of countryside restauration are characterized, too (Program of coutryside restauration). Students are also acknowledged with EU approaches, which emphasizes upgrading of environmental quality of coutryside (e.g. LEADER initiative). At the end of this course, students should be able to understand and solve relevant problem of rural development.
  • 1.Basic concepts (countryside, country space, country region and possible ways of countryside delimination).
  • 2.Country space and landscape form architectural and urbanistic point of views.
  • 3.Cultural values as one from factors, which forms country space.
  • 4.Possibilities od preservation, protection, regeneration and creation of cultural environment and cultural values of countryside.
  • 5.Economic aspects influencing rural development.
  • 6.Demographic development of countryside.
  • 7.Residential ufnction of countryside.
  • 8.Restoration of countryside.
  • 9.Countyside and live environment (landscape, restoration of landscape, protected areas, biodiverzity and sustainable development).
  • 10.Lands and lands revisions and arrangement.
  • 11.Multifunctional agriculture, forestry, countryside and tourism.
  • 12.Common agriculturalpolicy of EU.
  • 13.Supporting programmes of rural development.
    required literature
  • NUNVÁŘOVÁ, Svatava. Rozvoj venkova (Rural Development). Brno: Ekonomicko-správní fakulta, Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 212 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4314-5. info
  • PĚLUCHA, Martin. Venkov na prahu 21. století : venkov a jeho rozvoj na přelomu milénia, územní dopady znalostní ekonomiky na venkov, souvislosti vztahů měst a venkova v globalizované ekonomice. 1. vyd. Praha: Alfa nakladatelství, 2012. 319 s. ISBN 9788087197493. info
    recommended literature
  • BERNARD, Josef. Samospráva venkovských obcí a místní rozvoj. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2011. 236 s. ISBN 9788073302030. info
  • MAIER, Karel. Udržitelný rozvoj území. První vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. 253 stran. ISBN 9788024741987. info
  • Majerová a kol. Český venkov 1999 - 2005. Vyd. 1. Praha: Česká zemědělská univerzita, 1999 - 2005.
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Hana and Dana FIALOVÁ. Transformace venkova : turismus jako forma rozvoje. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2014. 398 s. ISBN 9788073805371. info
  • The death and life of great American cities. Edited by Jane Jacobs. Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1992. 458 s. ISBN 067974195X. info
  • JACOBS, Jane. The nature of economies. New York: Vintage Books, 2000. x, 190. ISBN 0375702431. info
  • The economy of cities. Edited by Jane Jacobs. New York: Vintage books, 1969. 268 s. ISBN 039470584X. info
  • Agriculture investment sourcebook : agriculture and rural development. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2005. xxiv, 508. ISBN 082136085X. info
Teaching methods

Assessment methods
Form of examination: written test.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: max. 20 cizích studentů
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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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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