729 Public Services
- Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1nd Cycle
- 2nd or 3th year
- 6 ECTS
- Course type: Elective
- Lectures: 15
- Individual work: 165
- Lecturer: Primož Pevcin, PhD
1. Objectives and competences
- Students know and understand the scope of public service law, which is of the utmost importance for the future public administraton workers , since an increasing share of public and state administration is transferred from the state administration in the strict meaning to the various quasi governmental organizations and private entities.
- Students know the basic knowledge about institutions and instruments of public services, which than complement with the study of specific areas and cases.
- Understanding of public services
- Understanding of regulatory and institutional framework of public service
- Critical evaluation of positive regulation in this area
- Content of the subject
- Introduction to public services (history, theory...);
- Basic elements of the regime of public services;
- EU and liberalization of the public services;
- The concept of public services and their management;
- Forms of economic public services;
- Public company;
- Other public services;
- EU law and public service: the case of telecommunications and energy;
- Regulation of education and meaning of Bologna reform;
- Health: the Europeanization of health system;
- Conclusion: The public service, market and regulation
- M.Krajewski, U.Neergaard, J.van de Groonden, eds., The Changing Legal Framework for Sevices of General Interest In Europe: Between Competition and Solidarity (T.M.C.Asser Press, 2009), str.1-267.
- E. Szyszczak, The Regulation of the State in Competitive Markets in the EU, Oxford 2007, 1, 4, 5, 7, poglavje (150 strani)
- T.Prosser, The Limits of Competition Law: Markets and Public Service, Oxford 2005, 1,2, 6, 7, 8 in 10 poglavje ( 129 strani)
- B. Brezovnik, Izvajanje javnih služb in javno-zasebno partnerstvo (Lex Localis, 2008), str.1-248.
4. Intended learning outcomes
Students learn about the legal and wider social components of regulation and operation of the public services.
5. Learning and teaching methods
- Written exam (100%)