Sectors

European Union support is implemented in cooperation with the Serbian Government. The European Union is the biggest donor in Serbia, having donated more than the rest of international donors combined. EU assistance to Serbia includes grants and favorable loans, and is communicated through 17 different sectors, and you can see more about them below.

Environment

Environment

Serbia applied for EU membership in December 2009 and was granted EU candidate status in March 2012. The EU-Serbia accession negotiations began in January 2014. So far, 22 out of 35 negotiation chapters have been…

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7
Ongoing projects
400
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Agriculture and food

Agriculture and food

Since 2000, the European Union has donated 230 million euros for agriculture and food safety in Serbia.Environmental protection and human health protection, food safety, animal welfare, keeping soil in good condition – are the main…

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5
Ongoing projects
230
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Culture

Culture

The preservation of Europe's shared cultural heritage, support for and promotion of art and creative industries in Europe is one of the goals pursued by the European Union. Specific initiatives, such as the European Year of…

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1
Ongoing projects
53
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Transport

Transport

In 2023, the EU and Serbia jointly announced a 2.2 billion euro financial package for the modernization of railway Corridor X. The package supports upgrade of the Belgrade - Niš section of Railway Corridor X,…

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9
Ongoing projects
550
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Rule of Law

Rule of Law

The rule of law forms the basis of the European Union’s legal framework, playing the central role in upholding fundamental rights and values. It has a decisive impact on lives of all people, and it…

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5
Ongoing projects
184
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Public Administration

Public Administration

Serbia and the EU have recently signed an agreement on a new EU grant package, which includes an amount of 30 million euros intended for the Sector Budget Support, These funds should contribute to the implementation…

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6
Ongoing projects
215
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Migration Management

Migration Management

Migration management is a central field for which the EU has been providing significant support to Serbia. The EU has been contributing with resources and funds to Serbia in the field of migration management with…

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0
Ongoing projects
158
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Health protection

Health protection

·         Western Balkans support to vaccination against COVID 19 (Direct Management) – ‘EU4Health: Contribution to the availability and access to vaccines against COVID-19 in the Republic of Serbia’ grant to the Ministry of Health (27.324…

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5
Ongoing projects
516
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Democracy and Human Rights

Democracy and Human Rights

The European Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights of persons belonging to minorities. Consequently, the…

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1
Ongoing projects
53
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Education

Education

The European Union is the biggest partner of the Republic of Serbia in the modernisation of the education system. Since 2003, the European Union has donated more than 100 million euros for the reform of…

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1
Ongoing projects
100
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Science and Innovation

Science and Innovation

The EU's objective in the science and innovation sector is to create the scientific and technological preconditions for EU economic development. Member States are required to take steps and carry out the necessary activities to…

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2
Ongoing projects
250
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Youth and Sports

Youth and Sports

Numerous institutions of the European Union deal with improving the position of young people, which strive to involve young people directly in decision-making at the EU level. Through youth policy, the European Union encourages the…

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0
Ongoing projects
6
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Jobs and economic growth

Jobs and economic growth

The European Union is the leading donor and the most important trade partner of Serbia, with EU-based companies accounting for the largest share of investment in the Serbian economy. Removing obstacles for trade, investments from…

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3
Ongoing projects
55.8
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Civil protection

Civil protection

The support of the European Union to the Civil Protection sector in Serbia is worth more than 250 million euros for the period from 2014 until today. Activities in this sector include fighting fires, preventing…

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1
Ongoing projects
250
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Social Inclusion

Social Inclusion

Social inclusion is one of the proclaimed objectives of the European Union. It is defined as the process of improving conditions for participation in society, particularly for socially excluded people, by creating opportunities, providing access to resources,…

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0
Ongoing projects
92
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Peace, reconciliation and good neighbourly relations

Peace, reconciliation and good neighbourly relations

Reconciliation is firmly rooted in the process of European integration launched following the Second World War. The idea of former enemies joining forces in search of common interest and engaging in constructive and pragmatic cooperation…

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0
Ongoing projects
300
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Energy

Energy

The EU provided Serbia with the Energy Support Package of EUR 165 million in order to help citizens and small and medium-sized enterprises dealing with the increasing energy prices and green energy transition. Additionally, EUR…

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18
Ongoing projects
1000
MILLION €
IN FUNDS
Last updated: June 13, 2024, 11:41