The Department provides tuition for the Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Economic Policy and Administration, as well as for lifelong learning courses. The role of the Department is to train economists and managers focusing on issues of European integration and the EU; graduates will then apply their qualifications in companies, institutions and government administration on the regional, national or EU level. The Department also teaches EU-related subjects and European integration as part of other degrees taught at the Faculty of Economics.
The Department's teaching activities focus on providing a broad overview of issues connected with economic integration in the global and European contexts, the structure and functioning of the EU and its institutions, Community law, and all three pillars of the European Union (i.e. economic and monetary union, a common foreign and security policy, and cooperation in justice and internal affairs). Particular attention is paid to the decisive policies of the EU in economic and social development, the preparation of projects to access structural funds and the practical use of structural funding in public administration and business. Additionally, the Department teaches a range of optional subjects related to national economics, public economics and administration, business and the environment that enabling students to specialize in one particular chosen area.
Particular emphasis is placed on the development of language skills; extended language courses are offered and some subjects are taught in English.
The Department maintains and constantly extends and strengthens its links with a range of similar workplaces both in the Czech Republic and abroad, in order to support its teaching and research activities. Members of the Department also lecture at specialist seminars and lifelong learning courses, as well as participating in research projects.