the study European Integration of the Western Balkan – Can the Visegrad Group Countries Serve as Role Models? has been published in cooperation with five think tanks: European Movement in Serbia, Research Centre Slovak Foreign Policy Association, Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM, Central European University – Center for EU Enlargement Studies and Center for Eastern Studies (OSW).
The study deals with the results of the great EU expansion in 2004 and its impact on internal reforms in the Visegrad Group countries, as well as related adjustments within the EU. It aimed to identify practical lessons for Serbia and the Western Balkans which could make the EU enlargement process towards this region faster and more efficient.
The study is written as part of the project European Integration of the Western Balkans – Can the Visegrad Group Serve as a Role Models? supported by the International Visegrad Fund.