EU Member States

EU MEMBER STATES AND CANDIDATE COUNTRIES

MEMBER STATES

  • Sixth enlargement 2013
    Croatia
  • Fifth enlargement – second part 2007
    Bulgaria, Romania
  • Fifth enlargement - first part 2004
    Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary,
    Letonia, Latvia, Malta, Poland,
    Slovenia, Slovakia
  • Fourth enlargement 1995
    Austria, Finland, Sweden
  • Third enlargement 1986
    Portugal, Spain
  • Second enlargement 1981
    Greece
  • First enlargement 1973
    Danmark, Ireland, The United Kingdom
  • Founding member states 1952
    Belgium, The Nederlands, Luxembourg,
    West Germany, France, Italy

CANDIDATE COUNTRIES

Albania - was granted the status of EU membership candidate on 27th June 2014.

Serbia - was granted the status of EU membership candidate on 1st March 2012.

Montenegro - was granted the status of EU membership candidate on 17th December 2010.

FYR Macedonia - was granted the status of EU membership candidate on 16th December 2005.

Turkey - was granted the status of EU membership candidate on 11th December 1999.


POTENTIAL CANDIDATE COUNTRIES

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kosovo* (* In accordance with the UN SC Resolution 1244/99)