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European Union Enlargement

Syllabus of the Subject: European Union Enlargement (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia).

  1. Introduction to the 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
  6. Croatia's accession to the European Union (EU)
  7. Adriatic-Ionian Initiative

The objectives of the subject “EU Enlargement” are:

  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, Kosovo and Turkey
The Subject “European Union Enlargement” is part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Masters (e-learning): Europe, International Business
  3. Courses: Countries of the EFTA, EU's International Relations

Credits of the Subject “EU Enlargement”: 1 ECTS Credits

Languages of study English or Spanish Ampliación UE French Élargissement de l’Union européenne Portuguese Alargamento da União Europeia

Sample of the subject: European Union (EU) Enlargement:
European Union Enlargement

Description of the Subject: European Union (EU) Enlargement.

The European Union has agreed to extend the EU perspective to the countries of South-east Europe.

  1. Negotiations: Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey
  2. Candidate countries: Albania and Macedonia
  3. Potential candidate countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo are potential candidate countries

Any European nation which respects the European Union values (liberty, democracy, human rights, freedoms, and the rule of law) may apply to form part of the European Union (Europe).

The EU Founding members are Germany, Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

Previous enlargements of the European Union:

  1. 1973: Denmark, Ireland, and the United Kingdom (BREXIT)
  2. 1981: Greece
  3. 1986: Spain and Portugal
  4. 1995: Austria, Finland, and Sweden
  5. 2004: The Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia
  6. 2007: Romania and Bulgaria
  7. 2013: Accession of Croatia

See also European Union-Western Balkans

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