Study programmes / C-HE Horticultural Engineering / Assistance from EU
Course code:PEU
Course title in language of instruction:Podpory v EU
Course title in Czech:Podpory v EU
Course title in English:Assistance from EU
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/1
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FH
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Jaroslav Jánský, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Vojtěch Tamáš, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Aims of the course:Goal of the study: The goal of the study is to provide integrated interpretation of supports used in EU, especially focused on problems of using of structural funds, rural development program and regional operational programmes. Part of the education is also requisition processing according to Rural development program.
Course contents:
1.Importance of supports in term of support policy of EU (allowance 2/0)
2.Summary of supports used in EU and in the CR (allowance 4/1)
3.Supports of types of direct payments -- payments per area (SAPS and TOP-UP) (allowance 4/4)
4.Rural development program, its importance, structure and requisition processing according to rural development program (allowance 6/6)
5.Cross Compliance (allowance 4/1)
6.Summary and importance of structural funds and scheme of operational programmes (allowance 4/0)
7.Importance and summary of regional operational programmes (allowance 4/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work independently
-general knowledge
-professional knowledge

Specific competences:
-ability to independently solve issues of supports the EU
-Application skills of professional knowledge.
-develop knowledge of the legal regulation of business making in Czech Republic and EU
-Skills associated with the use and processing of information

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Students must already have the credit before taking the exam. The credit is granted for attendance at the seminars and three studies, which must be handed in in due time.
The exam lasts 60 minutes and consists of test questions with assigned point values.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice10 h
     seminar2 h
     preparation for exam36 h
     preparation for regular assessment24 h
     preparation of presentation12 h
     elaboration and execution of projects28 h
Total140 h

Basic reading list
  • BUDÍK, J. Evropské strukturální fondy a jejich využívání. Praha: Vysoká škola finanční a správní, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7408-014-2.
  • HRABÁNKOVÁ, M. Strukturální fondy: Příprava na využívání strukturál. fondů Evropské unie v zemědělství ČR. 1st ed. Praha: MZ ČR, 1999. 52 p. ISBN 80-7105-182-9.
  • MACHÁLEK, E. -- PĚLUCHA, M. et al. České zemědělství v podmínkách reformy SZP EU a nástroje k její realizaci: přímé platby a cross-compliance, zvyšování konkurenceschopnosti (Program rozvoje venkova, VaV). 1st ed. Praha: IREAS, 2008. 82 p. ISBN 978-80-86684-52-9.
  • KOLEKTIV, A. Kontrola podmíněnosti (Cross - Compliance).  [online]. 2009. URL:
  • MACHÁLEK, E. -- PĚLUCHA, M. et al. Kontrola zdravotního stavu SZP a přijatá opatření, reforma zemědělské politiky v podmínkách České republiky, uplatňování a využívání nástrojů k její realizaci (přímé platby, program rozvoje venkova, inovace). 1st ed. Praha: IREAS, 2009. 78 p. ISBN 978-80-86684-55-0.
  • KOLEKTIV, A. Program rozvoje venkova na období 2007-2013.  [online]. 2007. URL: