IREn5017 European Union in European Politics since 1989

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2022
1/1/0. 5 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučováno prezenčně.
doc. Monika Brusenbauch Meislová, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Mgr. Vladan Hodulák, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Mgr. Petra Kuchyňková, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Mgr. Petra Kuchyňková, Ph.D.
Katedra mezinárodních vztahů a evropských studií - Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra mezinárodních vztahů a evropských studií - Fakulta sociálních studií
Út 18:00–19:40 U35
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Cíle předmětu
The course discusses developments in the EU from the end of the Cold War until today. It focuses on relevant issues of the integration process. It is based on lectures, class discussions and presentations of various positions present in the debates. The objectives of the course are to explain a modern development of the EU, analyse key points in particular areas of integration and practise argumentation skills.
Výstupy z učení
Explain main changes of the European integration process after 1989. Identify controversial issues in the key areas of integration. Demonstrate arguments on a given topic. Discuss fundamental issues of the recent development of the EU.
  • I. Opening session: introduction to the study of the EU (P. Kuchyňková)
  • II. The European integration process – a crash course (P. Kuchyňková)
  • III. Single market construction (Z. Sychra)
  • IV. From the EC to the EU - re-evaluation of strategies (Z. Sychra)
  • V. The EU development and Amsterdam reform (P. Kuchyňková)
  • VI. The Treaty of Nice – institutional preparation for enlargement (Z. Sychra)
  • VII. The enlargement process and strategy (Z. Sychra)
  • VIII. The Constitution for Europe (P. Kuchyňková)
  • IX. The Lisbon Treaty (P. Kuchyňková)
  • X. Beyond the Lisbon Treaty: EU in the world (P. Kuchyňková)
  • XI. Beyond the Lisbon Treaty: Euro crisis (Z. Sychra)
  • XII. Beyond the Lisbon Treaty: EU at a crossroads (Z. Sychra, P. Kuchyňková)
  • XIII. Final test
  • LELIEVELDT, Herman T. a S. B. M. PRINCEN. The politics of the European Union. Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xxvi, 315. ISBN 9781107544901. info
  • Designing the European union : from Paris to Lisbon. Edited by Finn Laursen. 1st pub. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. xv, 317. ISBN 9780230367760. info
  • MCALLISTER, Richard. From EC to EU : an historical and political survey. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 1997. xxvii, 254. ISBN 0-415-14265-2. info
  • Policy-making in the European union. Edited by Helen S. Wallace - Mark A. Pollack - Alasdair R. Young. Seventh edition. Oxford: Oxford university press, 2015. xxxviii, 5. ISBN 9780199689675. info
  • The EU's Lisbon Treaty : institutional choices and implementation. Edited by Finn Laursen. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. xxvi, 302. ISBN 9781409434627. info
  • Comparative politics. Edited by Daniele Caramani. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xliv, 786. ISBN 9780199298419. info
  • CRAIG, Paul P. The Lisbon treaty : law, politics, and treaty reform. New book ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxxv, 466. ISBN 9780199595013. info
  • Desmond Dinan, Neill Nugent, William E. Paterson: The European Union in Crisis. Houndmills: Palgrave, 2017.
  • Assigned articles in academic journals (Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, European Integration etc.)
Výukové metody
The course consists of lectures mixed together with seminars including class discussions. Every student have to submit six short position papers and to participate on the three group projects. Position paper topics and tasks of group projects will be specified and assigned in advance by lecturers. Students should be ready to discuss their views in the seminars. It is necessary to prepare a common presentation for each group project.
Metody hodnocení
All the course requirements are necessary to complete the course and to receive a final grade (A-F). Every student must submit six position papers, participate in the seminars and complete the final test (composed of open questions).
Final grades will be made following according to the following scale: A. 50-47 points, B. 46-43 points, C. 42-39 points, D. 38-35 points, E. 34-32 points, F. 31 and less points.
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Informace učitele
Plagiarism constitutes the intentional copying of another author's text and the representation and publication of such a test as one's own original work, careless or inaccurate citation of source literature and/or the omission of required bibliographical information (however unintentional). In order to be able to write specialized texts during the course of one's studies, it is essential to understand citation norms and publishing ethics.
Sanctions for plagiarism are determined by the Copyright Act. With respect to studies and the production of Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral final theses or other works produced during the course of studies, plagiarism constitutes a violation of core academic ethics and as such is included among misdemeanours in all faculty disciplinary codes.
The following sanctions may be inflicted for disciplinary misdemeanours: admonition, exclusion from studies on probation and – in cases where a misdemeanour has been carried out intentionally – unconditional exclusion from studies.
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