FSS:MEB430 Energy Security of the Czech - Course Information
MEB430 Energy Security of the Czech RepublicFaculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- doc. PhDr. Břetislav Dančák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Tomáš Vlček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Filip Černoch, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Jirušek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. PhDr. Břetislav Dančák, 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 11:30–13:00 U53
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- ! MEB404 Energy Security of the Czech && ! NOW ( MEB404 Energy Security of the Czech )
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- International Relations and Energy Security (programme FSS, N-MS)
- Course objectives
- The aim of the course is to provide students with comprehensive understanding of the energy sector of the Czech Republic within regional context. The course further analyzes the Czech Republic´s position in relation to energy sectors of other regional powers in the Central European region in broader sense. The course is based on a structure offering its graduates 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.
- Learning outcomes
- 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 graduates 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.
- 1) Introduction 2) Introduction to Czech energy sector 3) State energy policies and concepts 4) Coal in the Czech Republic and Central Europe 5) Oil and gas in the Czech Republic 6) Case study: Crude oil in Central Europe 7) Nuclear energy in the Czech Republic 8) Case study: Nuclear energy in Central Europe 9) Reading Week 10) Case study: Nuclear Fuel Diversification in CEE 11) Case study: Czech experience with RES development 12) Renewables and cross-border electricity flows in Central Europe
- required literature
- JIRUŠEK, Martin, Tomáš VLČEK, Hedvika KOĎOUSKOVÁ, Roger W. ROBINSON, Anna LESHCHENKO, Filip ČERNOCH, Lukáš LEHOTSKÝ and Veronika ZAPLETALOVÁ. Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe and the Operations of Russian State-Owned Energy Enterprises. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015. 696 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8048-5. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-8048-2015. Čítárna Munispace info
- 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
- VLČEK, Tomáš and Filip ČERNOCH. Energetický sektor České republiky (Energy Sector of the Czech Republic). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 504 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5982-5. info
- Teaching methods
- Lectures, in-class discussions, reading of course-related literature
- Assessment methods
- Mid-term test, seminar preparations, exam, group research projects
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.