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.
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The coal region-to-region exchange programme is an opportunity for regions from the Western Balkans and Ukraine and counterparts in the EU to start direct, one-to-one dialogue and to connect with a range of stakeholders. As part of the programme, participants can benefit from opportunities to share experiences including study visits and knowledge exchange, with expert support.
The Global Cultural Relations Programme is a training programme that aims to connect cultural professionals from all over the globe. By participating in this training activity, you will be able to develop lifelong skills, increase your knowledge, build your international network, and develop concrete international collaboration projects with your peers.
Application for EU membership
EU Candidate country status granted
Entry into force of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement
Accession negotiations opened
18 chapters out of 35 opened of which 2 provisionally closed
These infographics are based on latest available statistical data produced by Eurostat (2019).
POPULATION DENSITY91(per km²)
YOUNG PEOPLE (<15)
GDPper capita: €6,600
IMPORTS OF GOODS
EXPORT OF GOODS
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