Partnership for Serbia Project

The Slovak Atlantic Commission in cooperation with the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Belgrade, which is currently the NATO Contact Point Embassy for Serbia, invites students of Serbian universities to submit their essays on the topic:

“Partnership for Serbia”

The applicants are encouraged to address in their essays following questions:

Serbian security guarantees in the future- is military neutrality really inevitable?

Should Serbia become a member of any political-military Alliance?

All university students from Serbia enrolled in under-graduate and graduate programmes, aged 18-26 are eligible.

The organizers will select 10 best and most creative essays and invite their authors to the “Winners Trip” in Slovakia on 24-28 March 2014. The schedule of the Winners Trip will include educational programme in Bratislava and other Slovakia’s regions, meetings with Slovak officials, discussions with Slovak students and interesting trips. The organizers cover all expenses related to the travel as well as board and accommodation is Slovakia.

Please, submit your essay via [email protected] by 3 March 2014.

Essays should be submitted in English and should not exceed 1,000 words. Please, also attach your CV in English.

For more information please visit:

The competition is organized under the auspices of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Serbia within the “Partnership for Serbia” project supported by the


By March 3, 2014 – deadline for sending Essays and CVs

By March 15, 2014 – 10 authors of most interesting essays will be selected and notified by organizers.

March 24, 2014 – Meeting at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Serbia (Bulevard umetnosti 18, Novi Beograd). Departure to Slovakia – transportation arranged by the organizers.

March 24 – 28, 2014 – Programme in Slovakia – “Winners’ Trip”.

March 28, 2014 – Return back to Serbia – transportation arranged by the organizers.

About the project

The “Partnership for Serbia” is a project implemented by the Slovak Atlantic Commission and its Serbian partners since September 2013 – July 2014 in Serbia and Slovakia. The project is being implemented under the auspices of the Slovak Embassy in Belgrade (current NATO Contact Point Embassy) and with financial support of the SlovakAid. The goal of the project is to foster discussion about Euro-Atlantic relations in Serbia and provide with Slovak experience related to the NATO and EU integration through neutral and balanced information.