JMB088 - Central Europe and China: Economic and Political Relations

Credit: 6
Status: Bachelors - All
BEF - elective
Semester - summer
Course supervisors: Marek Kopecký
Course homepage: JMB088
Description: The aim of the course is to present development of relations of Central European countries with China, with special
emphasis on their economic and political aspects. With exception of increasing level of imports, up until recently
the People’s Republic of China kept a low-profile in the region. Similarly, with exception of Germany, Central
European countries had only limited presence in China. This has changed rapidly in last five years when PRC
started to be proactive internationally and its presence in the region (in terms of diplomatic relations, investment
activities as well as growing interest of local companies in penetrating Chinese market) increased visibly. The
course will track this development since the establishment of PRC in 1949 with particular interest in contemporary
era. It will describe the development, aspire to give interpretations of the motivations of activities and introduce the
most important concepts in Central Europe – China Relations.


Česká Spořitelna


Patria Finance