Study programmes / C-HE Horticultural Engineering / Basics Of Law
Course code:ZPEU
Course title in language of instruction:Základy práva EU
Course title in Czech:Základy práva EU
Course title in English:Basics Of Law
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2019/2020 - FH
Name of lecturer:doc. JUDr. Martin Janků, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Jana Mikušová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. Jiří Tuza, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Aims of the course:The aim of the subject is to provide comprehensive information about the system, the creation and application of EU law in the Czech national law. Students will gain the ability to orient themselves in the basic structures of the EU and the influence of the EU law on Czech law.
Course contents:
1.History of the EC/ EU (allowance 2/1)
a.Paris Treaty 1951, Rome Treaties 1957
b.Establishment of the EU - Maastricht Treaty 1991
c.Lisbon Treaty 2007

2.Fundaments of EU law (allowance 10/5)
a.Sources of the EC/EU law
b.legislative procedure in the EU
c.implementation of the EU law by member states and EU institutions
d.judicial control in the EU

3.Material EU law - selected chapters (allowance 14/7)
a.Freedoms of the internal market
b.EU competition law
c.consumer protection law
d.EU company law and business law harmonisation

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to make decisions
-ability to solve problems
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-capacity to learn
-ethical commitment
-general knowledge
-professional knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

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

Type of course unit:required
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:1. Attendance at lectures - at least 50%, ie at least 3 lectures
2. Preparation, submission and presentation of an essay on a given topic - min. 3 standard pages, ie at least 5 400 characters. Max. - 10 points
3. EU Institution test during the semester - 10 test questions with three options and one correct answer. Max. - 10 points
4. Analysis of the EU Court of Justice's decision - min. 3 standard pages, ie at least 5 400 characters. Max. - 10 points
5. Final test - 10 open questions. Each answer will be evaluated by 0 to 3 points, ie a total of 30 points can be obtained for the final test

The total mark of the subject will be given by the sum of the points obtained by the student during the semester and the final test.

You can get up to 60 points (30 points from the final test, 10 from the essay, 10 from the test, 10 from the decision analysis). The minimum number of points for successful completion of the course is 35 points, ie 58%.

Overall assessment of the subject:

56 to 60 - A
51 to 55 - B
45 to 50 - C
40 to 44 - D
35 to 39 – E
34 and less - F
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     preparation for exam24 h
     preparation for regular testing12 h
     preparation of presentation12 h
     writing of seminar paper40 h
Total112 h

Basic reading list
  • JANKŮ, M. -- JANKŮ, L. Právo EU po Lisabonské smlouvě. 1st ed. Ostrava: KEY publishing Ostrava, 2012. 274 p. edice Právo. ISBN 978-80-7418-152-8.
  • TÝČ, V. Základy práva Evropské unie pro ekonomy. 6th ed. Praha: Leges, 2010. 301 p. Student. ISBN 978-80-87212-60-8.
  • SVOBODA, P. Úvod do evropského práva. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2011. 362 p.