Adaptation to CEFTA Students

EENI- School of International Business

Adaptation for the Students of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) (Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, e-learning, fourth semester, second year)


Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

The Countries of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) are Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo.

Common Subjects for all the CEFTA Students.

Syllabus of the Subject: Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)

  1. Introduction to the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)
  2. CEFTA Structures
  3. International Trade portal
  4. CEFTA The Economic Profile of the Central European markets: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo.

Objectives

  1. To understand the objectives of the
  2. To evaluate the benefits for the member countries of the Central European Free Trade Agreement
  3. To explore the free trade agreements related to the CEFTA countries

Common Subjects for Students from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo

Syllabus of the Subject: European Union-Western Balkans

  1. Introduction to the Western Balkans region:
  2. EU Foreign Policy for the Balkans
  3. Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe
  4. Free-trade area between the EU and the Western Balkans
  5. EU Stabilisation and Association Agreements
  6. Trade relations between the EU and the Western Balkans

Objectives:

  1. To know the European Union Trade Policy for the Western Balkans
  2. To analyse the association agreements and trade relations of the European Union with the Western Balkans countries

Syllabus of the Subject: European Union Enlargement

  1. EU Enlargement policy
  2. Conditions for enlargement
  3. Benefits of enlargement
  4. Process of joining the EU
  5. EU strategy for the accession of new countries

Objectives

  1. To know the EU's Enlargement Process
  2. To analyse the EU's strategies for the accession of Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo

Common Subjects for Students from Albania, Moldova, and Serbia

Syllabus of the Subject: Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)

  1. Introduction to the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation
  2. Areas of Cooperation of the BSEC: Customs, Transport and Trade
  3. Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Objectives:

  1. To understand the aims and functions of the BSEC
  2. To analyse the areas of cooperation of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation
  3. To evaluate the role of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Common Subjects for Students from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro

Adriatic-Ionian Initiative

  1. Introduction to the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative
  2. Adriatic-Ionian Region
  3. EU Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian Region

Common Subjects for Students from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, and Serbia

Syllabus of the Subject: Central European Initiative (CEI)

  1. Introduction to the Central European Initiative
  2. CEI Funds and Instruments
  3. Areas of Activity of the CEI
  4. Pan European Corridor VIII.

Objectives:

  1. To understand the aims and functions of the CEI
  2. To know the areas of cooperation of the CEI
  3. To analyse the Pan-European Corridor VIII

Common Subjects for Students from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.

Syllabus of the Subject: Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED)

  1. Introduction to the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED)
  2. Barcelona Process and the Union for the Mediterranean
  3. Trade Relations between the EU and the Southern Mediterranean countries
  4. Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Zone
  5. System of pan-Euro-Mediterranean cumulation of origin

Objectives

  1. To know the basics of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
  2. To investigate the trade relations and association agreements that the EU has with the Southern Mediterranean countries

Common Subjects for Students from Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Syllabus of the Subject: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

  1. Introduction to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  2. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and the Ummah
  3. Economic Report on the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation countries
  4. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  5. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  6. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries
  7. Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade
  8. Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam

Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

  1. Introduction to the Trade Preferential System of the OIC
  2. Framework Agreement of the Trade Preferential System
  3. Protocol on the Preferential Tariff Scheme
  4. Rules of Origin under the Trade Preferential System

Cairo Declaration

  1. Introduction to Human Rights in Islam
  2. Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam promulgated by the OIC
  3. The Sharia and the concept of “Islam, as a representative of Allah on earth.”
  4. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (United Nations) and the Cairo Declaration

Objectives

  1. To understand the goals and areas of cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  2. To learn about the relationships of the OIC with the Ummah
  3. To know the affiliated institutions of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  4. To understand the role of the Islamic Centre for Development of Trade and the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  5. To analyse the Trade Preferential System among the OIC Member States

Syllabus of the Subject: Islamic Development Bank

  1. Introduction to the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
  2. Member Countries of the IDB
  3. IDB Unit of Account (Islamic dinar)
  4. Strategic framework of the IDB Bank Group
  5. Project financing operations
  6. Modes of Financing and the IDB
  7. ISTISNA'A
  8. IDB and Shari'ah (Islamic Law)
  9. Islamic Corporation for Insurance of Investments and Export Credits
  10. International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
  11. Arab Foreign Trade Financing
  12. Arab Export Financing Scheme

Objectives

  1. To understand the goals, structure and functions of the IDB
  2. To identify the areas of cooperation of the IDB
  3. To know the IDB's role in promoting Sharia, Islamic Economics, and finance
  4. To analyse the methods of financing of the IDB and the solutions for financing exports
  5. To evaluate the funds and financial instruments of the IDB
  6. To know the IDB affiliated institutions
  7. To understand the IDB project cycle

Specific Subjects for the Albanian Students.

Syllabus of the Subject: Albanian Economy and International Trade

  1. Introduction to Albania: The third producer of chromium in the world
  2. Albanian Economy
  3. Albanian International Trade
  4. Free Trade Agreements: Albania-Turkey, Albania-EFTA

Objectives

  1. To analyse the Albanian Economy and International Trade
  2. To investigate the trade relations of Albania
  3. To know Albania's free trade agreements

Albania-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the European Free Trade Association-Albania Free Trade Agreement
  2. Topics covered by the EFTA-Albania FTA
  3. Foreign Trade between Albania and the European Free Trade Association Member States

Specific Subjects for the Bosnian and Herzegovinian Students.

Syllabus of the Subject - Bosnian-Herzegovinian Economy and International Trade

  1. Introduction to Bosnia and Herzegovina
  2. Bosnian-Herzegovinian Economy and International Trade
  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina's Free Trade Agreement with the EFTA, Turkey, Bulgaria and the Stabilisation and Accession Agreement with the European Union

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Economy and International Trade
  2. To investigate the trade relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Specific Subjects for the Macedonian Students.

Syllabus of the Subject - Macedonian Economy and International Trade

  1. Introduction to Macedonia
  2. Macedonian Economy and International Trade
  3. Macedonia's Free Trade Agreement with the EFTA States, and Turkey

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Macedonian Economy and International Trade
  2. To investigate the trade relations of Macedonia
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Macedonia

Specific Subjects for the Moldovan Students.

Syllabus of the Subject - Moldovan Economy and International Trade

  1. Introduction to Moldova
  2. Moldovan Economy
  3. Moldovan International Trade
  4. EU relations with Moldova
  5. Moldova's Free Trade Agreements with Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkey, China, and the Kyrgyz Republic
  6. Moldova is an observer country in the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC)

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Moldovan Economy and International Trade
  2. To investigate the trade relations of Moldova
  3. To explore the free trade agreements of Moldova

European Union-Moldova Association Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Association Agreement between the EU and Moldova
  2. Key features of the Moldova-EU Association Agreement
  3. Rules of Origin

Syllabus of the Subject: EU Eastern Partnership

  1. Introduction to the EU Eastern Partnership
  2. Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free-Trade Area of the EU with Moldova
  3. Trade relations EU-Moldova

Objectives:

  1. To know the fundamentals of the EU Eastern Partnership
  2. To analyse the EU trade relations, Association Agreements and Deep and Comprehensive Free-Trade Area with Moldova

Specific Subjects for the Montenegrin Students.

Syllabus of the Subject - Montenegrin Economy and International Trade

  1. Introduction to Montenegro
  2. Montenegrin Economy and International Trade
  3. Montenegro-EU Stabilisation and Accession Agreement
  4. Montenegro's free trade agreements with the European Free Trade Association, Ukraine and Russia

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Montenegrin Economy and International Trade
  2. To investigate the trade relations of Montenegro
  3. To know the Montenegro's free trade agreements

Specific Subjects for the Serbian Students.

Syllabus of the Subject: Serbian Economy and International Trade

  1. Introduction to Serbia
  2. Serbian Economy and International Trade
  3. Agreement with the European Union
  4. Agreements with the European Union, Russia, Turkey, the European Free Trade Association, Belarus, and Kazakhstan

Objectives:

  1. To analyse the Serbian economy and International Trade
  2. To explore Serbia's trade relations
  3. To know Serbia's Free Trade Agreements

Serbia-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Serbia-EFTA Free Trade Agreement
  2. Topics covered by the Serbia-EFTA  Agreement
  3. Foreign Trade between EFTA's Countries

Samples of the adaptation to the CEFTA Students (Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, e-learning, fourth semester, second year):

Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)

EFTA-Albania Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Trade Relations European Union-Western Balkans

EFTA-Bosnia and Herzegovina Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

EFTA-Macedonia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

European Union-Moldova Association Agreement

EFTA-Montenegro Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

EFTA-Serbia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

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