Course syllabus PHD_U037_N - EU Land Policy (FESRD - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
EU Land Policy
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
14 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 10
Integrated Rural Development - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Integrated Rural Development - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
class participation (10%)
work on specific research questions (60%)
written exam (30%)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The main aim of the subject is to:
- identify and explain the basics of EU agriculture and land policy,
- to learn how to assess and monitor EU agriculture and land policy,
- to explain financial framework of the implemented policy,
- to discuss effective integration of environmental considerations into other policies.
Course contents:
1. Introduction to the European Union and EU legislation
2. Functioning of the EU legislation
3. Policies of the EU and Agricultural and Land Policy
4. EU Common Agricultural Policy
5. EU Land market
6. Assessment of implementation of EU land policy
Recommended or required reading:
CIANIAN, P. - D'artis KANCS – SWINNEN, J F.M.. EU Land Markets and the Common Agricultural Policy. European Union and Centre for European Policy Studies. 2010. ISBN 978-92-9079-963-4
HILL, B. Understanding the Common Agricultural Policy. Earthscan, London and New York, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-84407-778-6
SKOGSTAD, G.D. – VERDUN, A.. Published as a special issue of the Journal of European Integration. 2010. ISBN 978-0-41-564119-7 Paul De Grauwe. Economics of Monetary Union. Oxford University Press. 2009. ISBN 978-0-19-956323-4
Strategic Environmental Assessment directive, Environmental Impact Assessment directives

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 4

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Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Pavol Schwarcz, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
14. 1. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Pavol Schwarcz, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 01/14/2019.

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