International

European Financial Markets & Institutions(E)

level of course unit

1st year of study

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students should get clear understanding of the history and goals of European integration, especially in the financial and monetary areas.

Recent developments, structure and trends in the European financial markets and infrastructures will be thoroughly presented and discussed.

Thorough understanding of the reasons for smooth co-operation of the European financial intermediaries / institutions within Economic and Monetary Union will be acquired.

Important policies of financial regulation and supervision, of financial stability and of competition in financial sector within European Union will be discussed in detail.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

1. History of Political, Economical, Financial and Monetary Integration in European Union
2. Main Task and Main Functions of the Financial System
3. European Financial Markets and Infrastructures
4. European Financial Institutions: Institutional Investors, Banks and Insurance Companies
5. European Financial Regulation, Financial Stability and Competition Policies

recommended or required reading

1. “Financial Markets and Institutions. A European Perspective”, J. de Haan, S. Oosterloo, D. Schoenmaker. Cambridge, 3rd ed., 2015.
2. “Handbook of European Financial Markets and Institutions”, X. Freixas (ed.). Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.

assessment methods and criteria

Final examination

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Presentation, discussion, single and group work,face-to-face,

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Vladimir Zenevitch

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

None

course unit code

IP_SS

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Face to Face

work placement(s)

None

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