N_SFEU Structural EU Funds

University of Finance and Administration
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. René Wokoun, CSc.
Department of Regional Development and Public Administration - Departments - University of Finance and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Kateřina Franců
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
At the end of this course the student will be able to understand the principles of EU structural policy and its instruments (individual funds) and goals. Student receives current information about the programming period 2014 - 2020 on the implementation of grant programs to regional policy of the Czech Republic. Become familiar with the objectives and structure of operational programs, their institutional security as the phases of project management.
Learning outcomes
Student získá přehled o grantové politice Evropské unie, zejména v oblasti Strukturálních a investičních fondů. Zároveň bude schopen se zapojit do administrativních činností souvisejících s přípravou jednodušších projektů. 222/5000 The student will get an overview of the EU grant policy, especially in the field of Structural and Investment Funds. At the same time, he will be able to engage in administrative activities related to the preparation of simpler projects.
  • 1 Introduction to the curriculum, and basic concepts 2 Historical development of regional policy as part of the EU integration process 3 Regional and structural policy 4 Principles of Structural Policy 5 EU Structural Funds and objectives of structualk policy 6 EU pre-accession funds and the Czech Republic (CBC Phare, Phare Black Triangle ...) 7 Czech Republic and the EU grant programs in the period 2004 - 2006 8 The Czech Republic in the programming period 2007 -2013, operational programs, institutional security. 9 Analysis of the gaps in the drawing (not drawn) of EU funds in 2007-2013 10 EU programming period 2014-2020 - Europe 2020 strategy, allocation of grant funds 11 Operational programs in the Czech Republic, goals, focus, scope of regional institutional security, forms, policy control disbursement of funds 12 Project process under operational programs (applicants, project administration, selection, monitoring, etc.
    required literature
  • Budík, Josef. Evropské strukturální fondy a jejich využívání. Vyd. 1. Praha: Vysoká škola finanční a správní, 2009. 79 s. ISBN 978-80-7408-014-2.
  • Evropské strukturální a investiční fondy 2014-2020 v kostce. Praha: MMR, 2015. 48 s. ISBN 978-80-7538-008-1.
    recommended literature
  • Výsledky intervencí ze strukturálních fondů a Fondu soudržnosti dosažené v tématických oblastech v letech 2007-2013. Praha: MMR, 2014. 82 s. ISBN 978-80-87147-87-0.
  • Novotný, Tomáš. Vyhodnocení stavu čerpání fondů EU u sedmnácti operačních programů v ČR. Praha: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 2013. 21 s. Dialog, strategie, alternativy. ISBN 978-80-87748-13-8.
  • Dočkal, Vít. Strukturální fondy EU – projektový cyklus a projektové řízení: příručka projektového manažera. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 137 s. Studium pro praxi. ISBN 978-80-210-4390-9.
  • Chvojková, Anna a kol. Finanční prostředky fondů EU v programovacím období 2007-2013. Vyd. 1. Praha: IREAS, Institut pro strukturální politiku, 2007. 181 s. ISBN 978-80-86684-43-7.
Teaching methods
Lecture using PowerPoint presentations. Exercises including discussions and practical analysis of the operational programs, challenges and specific projects.. Controlled group of consultation individual studying some problems from the literature and current (electronic) sources. Compulsory seminar participation is 75% in full-time study, compulsory tutorial participation is 50% in part-time study.
Assessment methods
Credits. Credit is awarded on passing the test. Filling in the form of a seminar paper is not appropriate due to the fact that during the course evolves finalizing theses.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 6 hodin KS/semestr.
Teacher's information
To inform on a continuous basis the progress of drawing funds from EU structural and investment funds, the problems of the Czech Republic in this area and their solutions.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2008, Summer 2009, Summer 2010, Summer 2011, Summer 2013, Summer 2014, Summer 2015, Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Winter 2019, Summer 2020, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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