Course detail

Law of EU

FP-FpeuKAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course covers the following issues: history and development of European integration. The emergence of three European Communities. Methods and forms of integration, nadstátnost. The European Community as a specific entity. The organizational construction of the Community. The so-called. Institutional Law. Establishing a Community Treaty as a constitution. The concept of European Community law - the right to primary and secondary law. Sources, bases its coexistence with the law of the Member States. The role of the European Court of Justice in the development and application of law. Basic principles of joint and single internal market.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will know the theoretical background and the resulting positive legal regulation. They will acquire the EU institutions, which is the subject of focus. They will be able to understand the legal standards in terms of their systematic arrangement, they will understand the basic legal terminology and will be able to use legal terminology needed in the application of commercial standards as in other related legal and economic subjects and in their future professional practice.


Students must be aware of basic legal concepts.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

KŘEPELKA, F. a kol. Právo Evropské unie – multimediální učební text. 4. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013, 116 s. ISBN 978-80-210-5275-8.
LACINA, Lubor, Petr ROZMAHEL a Antonin RUSEK. Eurozone and its neighbors: the third year of crisis. Ed. 1st. Bučovice: Martin Stříž, 2012, 234 s. ISBN 978-80-87106-60-0.
JANKŮ, Martin a Linda JANKŮ. Právo EU po Lisabonské smlouvě. 2. vydání. Ostrava: Key Publishing s.r.o., 2015, 312 stran. ISBN 978-80-7418-245-7.
LACINA, Lubor a Jan OSTŘÍŽEK. Učebnice evropské integrace. 3., přeprac. a rozš. vyd. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2011, 468 s. ISBN 978-80-87474-31-0.
TOMÁŠEK, Michal, Vladimír TÝČ, Jiří MALENOVSKÝ, Irena PELIKÁNOVÁ, David PETRLÍK, Filip KŘEPELKA, Tereza KUNERTOVÁ, Lenka PÍTROVÁ, Jan PŘEVRÁTIL, David SEHNÁLEK, Martin SMOLEK a Václav ŠMEJKAL. Právo Evropské unie. 1. vyd. Praha: Leges, 2013. 494 s. Student. ISBN 978-80-87576-53-3.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures consist of an explanation of basic principles, methodology of the discipline, problems and their solutions.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit is not awarded.
The test takes the form of a written test. The test consists of 30 questions with 4 response options, which is always only one correct answer. Validated knowledge is subject. The classification is in accordance with Directive Entrepreneurial faculties are.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

• Introduction to course
• The role of EU institutions in the development and application of economic and commercial law of the EU. Sources rights.
• Legal aspects of free circulation of goods, labor, capital, freedom to provide services and freedom of enterprise.
• Competition in EU law.
• Consumer protection in EU law.
• Company law governed by EU law


The main objective of the course is the basic orientation of students in European Union law, that provide students with basic knowledge on the development of EC and EU since the inception of the present, institutional law, the concept and nature of EC and the EU including in relation to the law of national and EC law to the material, thus regulation EC single market with everything related to it. The course also deals with the second and third pillars of the EU and the relationship of CR to the EC as an associated state.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures is voluntary.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-KS Master's

    branch MGR-UFRP-KS-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit


Guided consultation in combined form of studies

12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

E-learning texts