European Union-Western Balkans

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: The European Union-Western Balkans Trade Relations. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Western Balkans region: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo
  2. The European Foreign Policy for the Balkans
  3. The Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe
  4. Stabilisation and Association Agreements
  5. The Free-trade area between the EU and the Western Balkans
  6. The foreign trade relations between the European Union and the Western Balkans

The aims of the Subject “The EU-Western Balkans” are the following:

  1. To know the European Union Trade Policy with the Western Balkans region
  2. To analyse the association agreements and trade relations of the European Union with the Western Balkans countries
The subject “The European Union-Western Balkans” is studied...
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Masters (e-learning): European Union, International Business, Economic Relations
  3. Course: Countries of the EFTA, EU's International Relations

Credits of the Subject “The EU-Western Balkans”: 0.5 ECTS Credits

Languages of study English or Spanish UE Balcanes French UE Portuguese UE

Sample of the Subject: The European Union (EU)-Western Balkans Trade Relations
Trade Relations European Union-Western Balkans

Description of the Subject: The European Union (EU)-Western Balkans:

The trade relations of the European Union with the Balkans states (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia (*), Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo) are governed by the Stabilisation and Association process.

  1. (*) Croatia is a member of the EU since 2013.
  2. All the Western Balkans countries have been offered Stabilisation and Association Agreements and have a clear European Union perspective
  3. Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo are candidates for the European Union membership
  4. The strategy of the European Union includes massive financial assistance, making it by far the largest donor to the region
  5. The European Union will continue providing technical and financial assistance to the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)

Foreign Trade European Union-Balkans (in Euros):

The International Trade plays a major role in the efforts of the European Union to promote peace, stability, freedom, and economic welfare in the Western Balkans.

  1. The European Union exported products to the Balkans: 25.5 billion
  2. The European Union imported goods from the Balkans: 11.2 billion
  3. EU's Foreign direct investment in the Balkans: 3.8 billion

Trade Relations European Union-Western Balkans



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