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Local Self-Government
Study: Public administration - preparatory semester - 2. semester
Code: 136924
ECTS: 7.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić
prof. dr. sc. Gordana Marčetić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Vedran Đulabić
doc. dr. sc. Mihovil Škarica
Lecturers: dr. sc. Iva Lopižić - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Romea Manojlović Toman - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Tijana Vukojičić Tomić - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 21. 04. 2020.
  • 09. 06. 2020.
  • 23. 06. 2020.
  • 07. 07. 2020.
  • 08. 09. 2020.
  • 22. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Local Self-Government Public administration - preparatory semester - 2. semester
7.0 136924
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić

Fridays at 13:30-15:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room soba 28/I. kat
prof. dr. sc. Gordana Marčetić

Thursdays at 13:30-15:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 26
izv. prof. dr. sc. Vedran Đulabić

Fridays at 13:00-14:30h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 29
doc. dr. sc. Mihovil Škarica

Tuesdays at 15:30-17:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 42
Lecturer Consultations Location
dr. sc. Iva Lopižić (Lectures)

Wednesdays at 15:00-16:30h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 43
doc. dr. sc. Romea Manojlović Toman (Lectures)

Thursdays 13.30-15h.

Gundulićeva 10, room 21/3
doc. dr. sc. Tijana Vukojičić Tomić (Lectures)

Tuesdays at 15:30-17:00h

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba Gundulićeva 10, soba 3b
Literature
Ivan Koprić; Javna uprava - nastavni materijali; Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu i Društveno veleučilište u Zagrebu (2006), str. 193-224, 299-319
Koprić I., Marčetić G., Musa A., Đulabić V., Lalić Novak G.; Upravna znanost - Javna uprava u suvremenom europskom kontekstu; Zagreb: Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (2014), str. 247-318
Ivan Koprić; Dvadeset godina lokalne i područne (regionalne) samouprave u Hrvatskoj: razvoj, stanje i perspektive. U: V. Đulabić (ur.) Lokalna samouprava i lokalni izbori; Institut za javnu upravu (2013), str. 3-64
Ustav Republike Hrvatske (čl. 4., 133-138); Narodne Novine
Europska povelja o lokalnoj samoupravi; Narodne Novine
Zakon o lokalnoj i područnoj (regionalnoj) samoupravi; Narodne Novine
Zakon o Gradu Zagrebu; Narodne Novine
Description
Exam dates
21. 04. 2020.
09. 06. 2020.
23. 06. 2020.
07. 07. 2020.
08. 09. 2020.
22. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. recognise, describe and explain different conceptions about the role of local units and understand different models of local self-government

2. group and explain basic demands, conditions and dilemmas of the territorial organisation of local self-government

3. describe the scope of local and regional self-government and recognise, define and describe main legal techniques for their determination

4.define and group instruments and measures of supervision of local self-government by the state bodies

5. describe and understand the system of local self-government in Croatia, its structure and basic principles of functioning, and identify basic legal rules that regulate them

6. describe and explain internal political-administrative organisation of local and regional units in Croatia.

Application

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. illustrate different conceptions and models of local self-government by systems of territorial self-government in individual European countries

2. demonstrate and interpret the identity and specific characteristics of local self-government in comparison with other parts of political-administrative system

3. interpret legal rules that regulate the scope of local self-government, and those that regulate the scope of local self-government

4. outline stages and measures for decentralisation of political-administrative system in Croatia

5. use acquired knowledge about the position, role and structure of local self-government in the future work in which the problems of functioning of local units will be encoutered.

Analysis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. distinguish basic conceptions about the role of local units and compare different local self-government models

2. analyse and connect basic demands and dilemmas of the territorial division

3. categorise and differentiate between basic types of the executive layer in local self-government

4. distinguish and compare the elements of administrative and political decentralisation

5. analyse the process of decentralisation in Croatia and argument its basic shortcomings and problems

Synthesis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. coonstuct basic explanations of the position of local self-government in democratic orders

2. formulate basic principles of the relation between central state and local and regional self-government units

5. design and formulate elementary interventions in the legal framework of local and regional self-government in Croatia

Evaluation

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. assess the adequacy of individual conceptions and models of local self-government for the realisation of its democratic value and efficiency

2. evaluate different solutions in the territorial organisation of local and regional self-government

3. estimate and recommend modalities of indirect citizens' participation and decision-making in local self-government

4. reexamine and evaluate the position of local self-government in Croatia and assess the current decentralisation process

Practical and Generic Skills:

Practical and generic skills

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. Publicly present acquired learning outcomes in a clear and understandable manner

2. Perform various professional and administrative tasks in administrative bodies of local self-government units and state administration bodies in charge of supervision of local self-government

3. Adequately formulate and argument their own standpoints about democracy in local governance, decentralisation values and participation of citizens in political processes on the local level

4. discuss about basic problems that the territorial self-government is faced with and critically evaluate proposals of reform measures and legal regulations related to basic forms of territorial self-government

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge is tested by written and oral examinations.

1. Written examination

Written examination is conducted through a test of knowledge with open questions related to facts and open questions of essay type. Reproduction of acquired knowledge is expected (learning outcomes A.a - A.b.<9).

2. Oral examination

Oral examination consists of application and analysis of knowledge acquired on the basis of literature, and the explanation of individual phenomena related to the European administrative space (learning outcomes A.c-A.d).