1. The development and the causes of formation of regional policy, definition of regional policy and the motives of its existence (economic, environmental, social and political); 2. The concept, the external context and approaches to regional policy; 3. Objectives and instruments of regional policy (microeconomic, macroeconomic, protectionism); 4. Meaning and development of regional policy of the European Union, economic and social cohesion, the principles of EU regional policy, the regional and structural policy of the European Union supported regions, NUTS; 5. The legislative framework for regional policy in the European Union, the institutional framework for regional policy; 6. Principles of regional and structural policy of the European Union, the programming, the mechanism of links; 7. Instruments of regional and structural policy - funds, Community Initiatives and other financial institutions; 8. The development and concept of the Czech regional policy, regional disparities in the country; 9. The legislative framework of the Czech regional policy, the instruments of the Czech regional policy; 10. The program security of the Czech regional policy, supported regions; 11. Institutional security of the Czech regional policy. Providing links of central, regional and local authorities in the political, financial, planning and managerial support to regional development in the country. The role of counties and other entities in the regional policy and regional development. Regional development agencies in the country. Chambers of Commerce, local action groups, and etc.; 12. Coordination and management of funds for regional policy in the country. The impact of regional programs and state budget of the CR. Realization of regional policy of the CR. The future of cohesion policy; 13. The implementation of regional and municipal development on model and real examples. Development projects, project catalogs established science and technology parks - example of cooperation between the public and private sector in meeting the objectives of regional and municipal development; 14. Planning in the Czech regional policy, project preparation, individual types of documents and projects. Seminars: The programs supporting the development of municipalities, cities and regions). (4 lessons); Objectives, purpose and tasks of development programs. The legislation, co-ordinating role and structure of program development. (4 lessons); Analysis of external and internal conditions of the municipal, city and region development, SWOT analysis). (4 lessons); Identification of problems, barriers, limits, opportunities and presumptions of regional and municipal development. Development factors in regional and local level. (4 lessons); Methods of formulating strategies (concepts) of the regional and municipal development, priorities, objectives and directions of regional development in documents.) (4 lessons); Entering and working with development programs of municipality, cities and regions. The meaning and use of development programs in terms of applications for support from various development funds of the CR and the EU and other sources. (4 lessons); Presentation of projects processed. (4 lessons).