Unit 1 Unit2   Afternoon Evening


Survey of political and constitutional transition in Eastern Europe after 1989 (revolution) and 2004 (EU-accession) under special consideration of judicial and police co-operation in the EU and the Czech reform of the civil service and judiciary. Key debates of the European integration after enlargement considering Czech Republic and the other new member states Lunchtime Architecture tour  
Tuesday Strategic governance and the Czech Republic: theoretical considerations, real-life performance National Innovation Policy in the Czech Republic Lunchtime Mozart Bertramka Opera “La Traviata” (Giuseppe Verdi) at National Theatre
Wednesday The Czech Republic in the European Union: Development of the Party System and the System of Interest Representation in the Czech Republic perspective Democratic Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe: the case of Czech Republic considering the latest data on democracy and market economy, the management of the transformation and a conclusion on strategic perspectives Lunchtime Free research afternoon
Thursday EU Regional Policy and how Czech Republic uses money from EU Structural Funds Legal and Business Environment in the Czech Republic (afterwards reception at Clifford Chance Centre) Lunchtime Mala Strana and Hradčin Castle  
Friday Full day excursion to Koh I Noor Farewell Dinner
Saturday Travel to Vienna by train - check out at 11 a.m.
Sunday Day off Vienna
Welcome Dinner Vienna


Module list:

Module 1 The European Union The European Union (EU) is a family of 25 democratic European countries, committed to working together for peace and prosperity. This module treats the European Union as an economic, cultural, social and political network of countries.
Module 2 European Political Systems This module deals with the political systems within the European Union. Eastern unification processes and the political implications of the EU enlargenment are part of this module. Also, national differences in the political systems will be dealt with.
Module 3 European Industries - Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology and the Creative Industries This module deals with the Creative Industries, thus combining economy and culture. The Creative Industries are considered the third important "future industry" apart from biotechnology and information technology by the European Union. Inn this module the interplay of creativity, innovation, science and technology will be tackled in a European context. Entrepreneurship is also an important subtheme of this module.
Module 4 European Industries - General Management, Tourism & Service Marketing This module tackles an important industry for all the places included in the program - Tourism. With a focus on Cultural and Heritage Tourism in Vienna and Prague and a focus on Alpine Tourism in Innsbruck, this service industry is examined from different perspectives.
Module 5 City Focus The last module gives each city the opportunity, to present topics that are especially important within the national context and were not covered in the other modules. In every city 1-2 excursions and 1-2 visits to well-known companies and sights will gain an valuable insight into European Industries and Culture.


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