BM505Zk Basics of Administrative Science

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
12/0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
JUDr. Radislav Bražina, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Petr Havlan, CSc. (lecturer)
JUDr. Alena Kliková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Petr Průcha, CSc. (lecturer)
JUDr. Stanislav Sedláček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Soňa Skulová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Svoboda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Jana Jurníková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
JUDr. Markéta Bednářová (assistant)
JUDr. Kamil Jelínek (assistant)
Mgr. Monika Krejčová (assistant)
Mgr. Michal Šašek (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Soňa Skulová, Ph.D.
Department of Administrative Studies and Administrative Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Andrea Kalivodová, DiS.
Supplier department: Department of Administrative Studies and Administrative Law - Faculty of Law
Fri 2. 10. 16:00–17:40 133, 18:00–19:40 133, Fri 30. 10. 16:00–17:40 215, 18:00–19:40 215, Fri 13. 11. 8:00–9:40 215, 10:00–11:40 215
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! OBOR ( PR ) && ! OBOR ( PR01 ) && ! PROGRAM ( N - VS )
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
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Course objectives
After successful completion of the course Administrative Science: student - has a deeper knowledge of the actual structure and functioning of public administration as a social management systém, is able to orientace in fundamental aspects and problems of modern public administration in a democratic rule of law and the European administrative area, has knowledge of the decision-making processes in public administration (including the principles of good governance), of a personal basis of public administration and civil service, of the principles of ethics and ethical codes, - is able to orientate in in information policy and standards of public administration, - can design problem solving specific issues related to the organization and activities of public administration, with respect to the current reformative process, - is able to convey knowledge of the latest developments and trends in European public administration systems for the preparation of modernization processes in public administration.
  • The term and the subject of administrative science, history of administrative science’s research, approaches to the administrative science’s research, organization of public administration and public administration’s organizational principles, public administration’s decision making procedures and its factors and principles, criteria of public administration’s effectiveness, transparency, liability and supervision of public administration, information policy and public administration’s standards, personal aspect of public administration and institute of the civil service, public administration’s ethics, the importance of public administration’s research in the modern democratic legal state, values and principles of the European administrative area and its formation, reformative processes in public administration.
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  • POMAHAČ, Richard and Olga VIDLÁKOVÁ. Veřejná správa. Vyd. 1. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2002. xii, 278. ISBN 8071797480. info
  • POMAHAČ, Richard. Průvodce veřejnou správou. Vyd. 1. Praha: ISV, 1999. 246 s. ISBN 80-85866-42-0. info
  • Místní správa v liberálních demokraciích : úvodní náčrt. Edited by J. A. Chandler. Vyd. 1. Brno: Doplněk, 1998. 264 s. ISBN 8072390236. info
  • SKULOVÁ, Soňa, Petr PRŮCHA, Jan SVATOŇ and Petr MRKÝVKA. Základy správní vědy. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. 234 s. ISBN 8021018283. info
  • BAKEŠ, Milan. Veřejná správa a právo : pocta prof. JUDr. Dušanu Hendrychovi k 70. narozeninám. Edited by Vladimír Mikule - Vladimír Sládeček - Vladimír Vopálka - Dušan. Vyd. 1. Praha: C.H. Beck, 1997. vii, 378. ISBN 8071791911. info
  • SKULOVÁ, Soňa. Rozhodování ve veřejné správě. 2. přeprac. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1996. 173 s. ISBN 802101458X. info
  • VESELÁ, Monika. Státní služba [Veselá, 1996]. Brno, 1996. 137 listů. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Oral exam. Student picked two issues. In the case of evaluation of one of the answers grade ”failed“, failed the entire exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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