MPF_MFIN International Financial Institutions

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Ing. Barbora Buchtová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Martin Svoboda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Martin Svoboda, Ph.D.
Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Iva Havlíčková
Supplier department: Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
each odd Tuesday 16:00–17:50 S310
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 65 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 25/65, only registered: 0/65
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- understand and explain the development of international monetary cooperation and functioning of the leading international financial institutions and integration groupings;
asses and interpret their activity and impacts on a national economy, various integration groupings as well as on the world economy.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- understand the international financial institutions,
- understand and interpret position of the monetary institutions in the world economy,
- understand the monetary integration process,
- understand the role of the monetary integration in the EU.
  • 1) International monetary and financial cooperation;
  • 2) International Monetary Fund;
  • 3) Credit policy of International Monetary Fund;
  • 4) World Bank Group;
  • 5) World Bank Group and its credit policy;
  • 6) Bank for International Settlements;
  • 7) International monetary and financial cooperation of EU countries;
  • 8) European Monetary System;
  • 9) Development of Economic and Monetary Union;
  • 10) Maastricht convergence criteria, importance of macroeconomic convergence process;
  • 11) Optimum currency area, Economic assessment of monetary union;
  • 12) Monetary policy of the European Central Bank;
  • 13) European Investment Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
    required literature
  • MARKOVÁ, Jana. Mezinárodní měnová spolupráce. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Oeconomica, 2006. 269 s. ISBN 8024510537. info
    recommended literature
  • BEKAERT, Geert and Robert J. HODRICK. International financial management. Second edition. Harlow: Pearson, 2014. 790 stran. ISBN 9781292021393. info
  • NĚMEČEK, Eduard. Mezinárodní měnový systém : otázky konvertibility, stability a likvidity. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 247 s. ISBN 8024600811. info
  • PROCHÁZKA, Petr ČNB. Mezinárodní bankovnictví. 1. vyd. Praha: Bankovní institut, 1996. 297 s. ISBN 80-902243-0-X. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, reading, assignments, class discussion.
Assessment methods
Completion of the course is based on the reading, completing assignments, writing a seminar work and its presentation, participation in class discussions.
The course is finalized by a written exam.
Any copying, recording or leaking tests, use of unauthorized tools, aids and communication devices, or other disruptions of objectivity of exams (credit tests) will be considered non-compliance with the conditions for course completion as well as a severe violation of the study rules. Consequently, the teacher will finish the exam (credit test) by awarding grade "F" in the Information System, and the Dean will initiate disciplinary proceedings that may result in study termination.
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Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
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, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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