RELATIONS BETWEEN SERBIA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
Opening of Chapters 6 and 30 in Serbia's EU accession negotiations, Chapter 6 – Company law and Chapter 30 – External relations2017.
Opening of Chapters 7 and 29 in Serbia's EU accession negotiations, Chapter 7 – Intellectual property law and Chapter 29 – Customs union2017.
Opening of Chapters 20 and 26 in Serbia's EU accession negotiations, Chapter 20 – Enterprise and industrial policy and Chapter 26 - Education and culture2017.
Opening of Chapters 5 and 25 in Serbia's EU accession negotiations, Chapter 5 – Public procurement and Chapter 25 - Science and research2016.
Opening of Chapters 23 and 24 in Serbia's EU accession negotiations, Chapter 23 – Judiciary and fundamental rights and Chapter 24 - Justice, freedom and security2016.
Opening of Chapters 32 and 35 in Serbia's EU accession negotiations, Chapter 32 – Financial control and Chapter 35 - Other issues with the focus on normalisation of relations with Kosovo2015.
Negotiating Team for accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union formed
Decision on the Appointment of the Members of the Negotiating Team
The first phase of the negotiations for Serbia’s accession to the European Union followed by an analytical screening of the legislation of the Republic of Serbia and the degree of its harmonisation with the EU acquis has ended2015.
1st EU-Serbia Intergovernmental Conference held marking the beginning of the negotiation process
Negotiations – The Opening Statement of the Republic of Serbia
Council adopts the negotiating framework with Serbia
Negotiations – EU Opening Statement for Accession Negotiations - General EU Position
Ratification process of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement concluded2013.
Stabilisation and Association Agreement enters into force, Interim Trade Agreement repealed
SAA with Annexes
European Council confirms Serbia as a candidate country2012.
European Commission gives positive opinion on granting candidate status to Serbia
Commission Opinion on Serbia's application for membership of the European Union
Serbia replies to Commission questionnaire
European commission's questionnaire
European Commission questionnaire for preparing the opinion on Serbia's application for EU membership sent to Serbia2010.
Beginning of ratification process of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement by EU member states2010.
Interim Trade Agreement between the European Union and Serbia enters into force2010.
Serbia applies for EU membership2009.
Visa-free regime enters into force for travelling to Schengen countries2009.
Serbia starts with the implementation of the Interim Trade Agreement between Serbia and EU2008.
Stabilisation and Association Agreement signed between EU and Serbia2008.
European Community and the Republic of Serbia sign the Visa Facilitation and Readmission Agreement2007.
Negotiations on Stabilisation and Association Agreement resumed2007.
Deadlock in the negotiations due to Serbia’s lack of cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in the Hague2006.
Negotiations for Stabilisation and Association Agreement2005.
Positive evaluation of the Report on the preparedness of Serbia and Montenegro to negotiate the conclusion of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement with the European Union (Feasibility Study)
- Feasibility study – Report on preparedness of SCG to negotiate a SAA
- Feasibility study – EC Communication on the preparedness of SCG to negotiate a SAA
National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopts the Resolution on EU Association
Resolution on the EU Association
European perspective confirmed for Western Balkan countries at the Thessaloniki European Council summit2003.
Beginning of preparations for the Feasibility study for the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia2001.
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia enters the stabilisation and association process2000.
European Council grants potential candidate status for EU membership to all countries participating in the stabilization and association process2000.