FSS:ESS402 Energy in the Region - Course Information
ESS402 Energy in the Region: Czech Republic and its NeighboursFaculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- doc. PhDr. Tomáš Vlček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Filip Černoch, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Jirušek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. Mgr. Filip Černoch, Ph.D.
Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
Supplier department: Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
- Tue 13:30–15:00 M117
- The aim of the course is to provide students with and comprehensive understanding of the energy sector of the Czech Republic within regional context. The course further analyzes the energy sectors of Slovakia, Austria, Germany and Poland in relation to the Central European region. The course is based on a structure offering its participants a comprehensive look on the energy sector of the Czech Republic, its historical development and geopolitical position within its neighbors. The particular topics include coal, nuclear, oil, gas and other energy sectors, as well as energy and environmental policies of the neighbors and the European Union. Attention is paid both to the historical background and recent issues.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Energy Security Studies (Eng.) (programme FSS, N-MS)
- Course objectives
- After finishing the course students will be able to understand and analyze current issues and logic of particular energy sectors of the Czech Republic and its neighbors. They will also be able to critically assess contemporary energy policy of mentioned countries not only in domestic, but as well as in foreign policy. The participants will be able to analyze and evaluate energy-specific interests and dilemmas of the Central European countries and thus be able to perform their energy-related work duties within the whole region.
- Energy Industry in the Central Europe: Internal and External Influences in the Course of its Development
- Coal in the Region: Markets, Interests, Policies
- Oil And Natural Gas in the Region: Markets, Interests, Policies
- Nuclear in the Region: Markets, Interests, Policies
- Renewable Energy in the Region: Markets, Interests, Policies
- Cross-Border Electricity Flows In The Central European Region
- VLČEK, Tomáš and Filip ČERNOCH. The Energy Sector and Energy Policy of the Czech Republic. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 237 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6523-9. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-6523-2013. Čítárna Munispace URL info
- ČERNOCH, Filip, Břetislav DANČÁK, Hedvika KOĎOUSKOVÁ, Anna LESHCHENKO, Petr OCELÍK, Jan OSIČKA, Václav ŠEBEK, Tomáš VLČEK and Veronika ZAPLETALOVÁ. The Future of the Druzhba Pipeline as a Strategic Challenge for the Czech Republic and Poland. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 129 pp. Monographs, Vol. No. 44. ISBN 978-80-210-5926-9. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-5926-2012. Čítárna Munispace info
- ČERNOCH, Filip, Břetislav DANČÁK, Jana KOVAČOVSKÁ, Petr OCELÍK, Jan OSIČKA, Tomáš VLČEK and Veronika ZAPLETALOVÁ. The Future of Natural Gas Security in the V4 Countries. A Scenario Analysis and the EU Dimension. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Mezinárodní politologický ústav, 2011. 312 pp. Monografie, svazek č. 41. ISBN 978-80-210-5650-3. info
- BRUNS, Elke. Renewable energies in Germany's electricity market. New York: Springer, 2010. xx, 408. ISBN 9789048199044. info
- Renewable energy in Europe : markets, trends, and technologies. 2nd ed. London: Earthscan, 2010. xvi, 272. ISBN 9781844078752. info
- GETZNER, Michael. Nuclear policies in Central Europe : environmental policy and enlargement of the European Union : Austria's policies towards nuclear reactors in neighboring countries. New York: Peter Lang, 2003. 105 s. ISBN 0820464252. info
- Energy policies of IEA countries :Czech republic2001 review. Paris: International energy agency, 2001. 150 s. ISBN 92-64-18730-8. info
- Teaching methods
- Discussions, Lectures, Reading, Presentations
- Assessment methods
- Paper Presentation, Mid-Term Exam, Attendance, Written Exam, Paper
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses