President of the Research Forum:
Vladimir Međak
Deputy President of the Research Forum:

Research Forum Secretaries: 
Jelena Ribać 
Members of the Research Forum

The Research Forum (RF) is EMinS’ think tank unit where different issues relevant to the Serbian EU integration process are subjected to expert, in-depth and comprehensive research followed by relevant policy outputs in the form of alternative policy proposals for improved, effective and efficient reform performance and governance in particular areas within European Integration process. RF was founded in May 2011 and gathers independent experts – EminS’ members and close associates whose research focuses on the following areas: European Integration, Rule of Law, Foreign Policy, Regional Cooperation, Environmental protection, EU Pre-accession Funds, Economy, Energy, Agriculture and Rural Development. The overall goal of ReF is to support EMinS advocacy efforts and contribute to the improvement of the quality of public policies in the context of European integration of Serbia.

Why Research Forum?

Objectives of the Research Forum

Results of  the Research Forum

The results of the RF’s work are published in a form of factsheets, essays, policy briefs, policy analysis and research reports. Through these policy research outputs which are based on innovative, inclusive, multidisciplinary and transparent research approach, RF analyses the present situation and problems in the particular social field in question, offers possible solutions and opens public debate about them. Therefore, ReF aims to establish and strengthen communication with relevant stakeholders, decision-makers, representatives of civil society, academia and expert community, media and wider public. 




Contact for media:


by date of publishing


28.06.2017. Tara Tepavac & Emilija Milenkovic - 'Estonian Presidency of the Council of EU' (in Serbian)


21.06. 2107. Milan Antonijevic - 'The battle for the division of power and the rule of law' (in Serbian)


22.05.2017. Tara Tepavac - 'Live letter: Independent authorities in the process of revision of the Constitution'(in Serbian)


15.05.2017. Jelena Jerinic - 'Necessity of Amending the Serbian Constitution Provisions on Constitutional Change within the EU Accession Process' (in Serbian)


30.03.2017. Sanja Filipović - 'State: Incentive or Obstacle in Developing Entrepreneurship (in Serbian)


20.03.2017. Dina Rakin - 'Supportive Policies for Stronger Social Entrepreneurship Sector' (in Serbian)


16.03.2017. Dina Rakin & Davorka Vidovic - '(Un)supportive Legal and Institutional Framework and Local Success Stories of Social Entrepreneurship: Experiences from Serbia and Croatia' (in Serbian)


11.01.2017. Tara Tepavac & Emilija Milenkovic - 'Malta Presidency of the Council of EU (in Serbian)


25.10.2016. Aleksandar Bogdanović - 'Think tanks in Serbia: In Pursuit of Impact'


20.10.2016. Bojan Živadinović - 'How to Succeed in Negotiations with the EU in Agriculture Sector - Field of Direct Payments' (in Serbian)


15.09.2016. Vladimir Medjak - 'Does the Serbian Constitution Need to be Amended in the EU Accession Process?'


01.07.2016. Tara Tepavac and Emilija Milenkovic - 'Slovakia Presidency of the Council of the EU'(in Serbian)


10.02.2016. Irina Zarin - 'Applicability of European principles of good governance in the Republic of Serbia' (in Serbian)


21.12.2015. Jelena Ribac and Aleksandar Bogdanovic - 'The Nedherlands Presidency of the Council of the EU'


04.12.2015. Prof. Predrag Bjelic, PhD - 'The importance of Serbia's membership to WTO for the negotiation process of Serbia with the European Union' (in Serbian)


29.10.2015. Tara Tepavac 'The Independent Bodies and National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia: Collaboration or Ignorance?'


23.09.2015. Ognjen Mirić and Ivan Knežević 'Institutional Models For Managing Cohesion Policy - Recommendation of Model For Serbia' 


06.08.2015. Marko Drajić 'Civil society organizations as advocates of Serbian public interest in the EU institutions'(in Serbian)


11.06.2015. Jelica Minić (ed.) 'European Integration of the Western Balkans - Can the V4 Countries Serve as a Role Models?'


24.03.2015. Aleksandar Macura 'Facts about Energy Union' (in Serbian)


26.02.2015. Ivana Lazarevic 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations' (in Serbian)


Archive of Research Outputs



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