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Serbia

Population 7.0 million

Serbia is a candidate country for European Union membership. The EU is Serbia’s primary political and economic partner, and its largest provider of financial assistance. To support Serbia on its path towards EU membership, the EU and Serbia are working closely to meet EU standards. This covers many areas – from strengthening the rule of law and countering corruption, to improving human rights and the business environment.

 

In parallel, the EU’s financial support in fields like environmental protection, infrastructure, business competitiveness, education, culture and more, are bringing benefits and opportunities for Serbian citizens.

Opportunities in Serbia

2020 Erasmus accreditation in the field of youth

PROGRAMME: ERASMUS+
31/12/2021

Innovation uptake and digitalisation in the tourism sector

PROGRAMME:COSME
11/02/2021

European Cluster Excellence Programme with ClusterXchange scheme connecting ecosystems and cities

PROGRAMME:COSME
02/02/2021

Key milestones

Swipe right

2009

December

Application for EU membership

2012

March

EU Candidate country status granted

2013

September

Entry into force of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement

2014

January

Accession negotiations opened

2019

December

18 chapters out of 35 opened of which 2 provisionally closed