EENI-Business School

European Union-Western Balkans

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: 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. European Foreign Policy for the Balkans
  3. Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe
  4. Stabilisation and Association Agreements
  5. Free-Trade Area between the EU and the Western Balkans
  6. Foreign Trade Relations between the European Union and the Western Balkans

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

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

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

Languages of study English or Spanish UE-Balcanes French Union européenne Portuguese União Europeia

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

Description of the Subject: 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.

(*) Croatia is a member of the EU since 2013.

  1. All the Western Balkans countries have been offered Stabilisation and Association Agreements and have a clear European Union perspective
  2. Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo are candidates for the European Union membership
  3. The strategy of the European Union includes massive financial assistance, making it by far the largest donor to the region
  4. 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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