Course syllabus EPP - EU Law and Enterprise (ŠAVŠ - SS 2019/2020)

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Course title:
EU Law and Enterprise
SS 2019/2020
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Prerequisites for registration: Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study:
Form of teaching:
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (4 credits)
Course objective:
To provide students with orientation in the basic parameters of the business environment, which are formed by harmonized EU legislation, to teach them to find relevant EU legal acts and their mandatory interpretation by ECJ in its case law, to understand their impact on business practice and also the possibility of businesses to make use of tools given by EU law for their own benefit.
Course methods:
Interactive learning with ppt presnetations support that combines lecturing with in class discussion. Students are invited to participate actively and to communicate on-line with the lecturer during their preparations for the final exam. Home reading and studying is essential, especially of texts and documents provided to students via SAVS information system.
Course content:
EU as environment for doing business (allowance 1/0)
2.EU law - sources and its system characteristics (allowance 1/0)
EU Law - European Court of Justice and practical application (allowance 1/0)
Businessman and defense of his European rights (allowance 1/0)
5.Workshop: caselaw on defense of individual rights in the EU law (allowance 1/0)
EU Single market (I) (allowance 1/0)
EU Single Market (II) (allowance 1/0)
8.EU Single Market (III) (allowance 1/0)
EU Single Market (IV) (allowance 1/0)
10.Workshop: Company and the internal barriers of the EU Single Market (allowance 1/0)
EU policies affecting the business (I) (allowance 1/0)
12.Summary of the course, revision before the final exam (allowance 1/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
Will analyze practical situations of disrupting the freedoms of the EU internal market, will distinguish and connect their factual and legal side, will draw conclusions for their solution in accordance with EU law
Will define and explain the content of individual freedoms of the EU internal market, will be able to illustrate their principles on cases handled by the EU Court of Justice
Will explain and illustrate the basic principles and tools of protection of the rights of individuals protected by EU law, will apply them to simple practical situations
Will name and explain the main EU law sources, will demonstrate and illustrate their national impact

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures
24 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation
26 h
     Ongoing evaluation
22 h
     Composing of presentation4 h
     Preparation for final test
36 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
15 %
10 %
Mid-term test(s)
15 %
Final test
60 %
100 %
Course completion:
One short written tests during the semester focusing on the learning outcomes listed as LOs 1 and 2, i.e. system and sources of EU law and protection of rights of individuals in EU law. The test carries the 15 % weight in the final assessment. Another 10 % to the final assessment can be gained by preparing an individual presentation presented by student on an assigned topic. In combined/distance studies there is, due to a limited number of meetings, 1 mid-term test that carries 30 % weight in the final asssessment. Final exam combining a written part with subsequent oral discussion focusing the learning outcomes listed as LOs 2,3,4, i.e. legal framework of the EU Single market freedoms and a legal solution of case-situations. Final exam carries the 60 % weight in the final assessment. Participation to at least 80 % of in-class activities (incl. taking part in discussions) represents 15 % of the final assessment which in the winter semester of 2019/2020 requires also attendance of the ŠAVS Beyong Horizons conference (Section Consumer Research). Each requirement contributing to the final assessment should be successfuly completed by at least 40 %.
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Set of basic texts and documents provided to students upfront via SAVS information system. Powerpoint presentations and readings provided by lecturer after each class. On-line consulations with lecturer during the whole semester.
Reading list:
Language of instruction: Czech
TOMÁŠEK, M. -- TÝČ, V. -- MALENOVSKÝ, J. -- PELIKÁNOVÁ, I. -- PETRLÍK, D. -- KŘEPELKA, F. -- PÍTROVÁ, L. -- ŠMEJKAL, V. -- KUNERTOVÁ, T. -- PŘEVRÁTIL, J. -- SEHNÁLEK, D. -- SMOLEK, M. -- SVOBODOVÁ, M. -- VONDRÁČKOVÁ, A. Právo Evropské unie. 2nd ed. Leges, 2017. 496 p. Student. ISBN 978-80-7502-184-7.
SVOBODA, P. Úvod od evropského práva. Praha : C.H. Beck, 2011. 382 p. ISBN 978-80-7400-334-9.
ŠLÉGROVÁ, K. -- KUNC, B. -- LIČKA , M. Komentovaná rozhodnutí Soudního dvora Evropské unie. Praha: Linde, 2010. 447 p. ISBN 978-80-7201-812-3.
CHARLES, W. -- BALWIN, R. Ekonomie evropské integrace. Praha : Grada Publishing , 2013. 580 p.

Language of instruction: Czech
PÍTROVÁ, L. -- POMAHAČ, R. Průvodce judikaturou evropského soudního dvora, díl 1.-4. (2000-2006). Praha: Linde, 2006.
TÝČ, V. Základy práva Evropské unie pro ekonomy. Praha: Leges, 2011. 301 p.

Study plans:
Field of study N-EM-GPP Law in the Global Business Environment, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019, place of teaching Mladá Boleslav
Track N-EMCZ-NMPP International Business and Law, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019, place of teaching Mladá Boleslav
Run in the period of:
WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Course tutor:
doc. JUDr. Václav Šmejkal, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language:
Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Mgr. Luděk Švejdar on 10/18/2019.

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