Serbia in international relations
- The international position of the Republic of Serbia, particularly with a view to global and regional interests of the most prominent international actors;
- Serbian bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, and participation in the work of international organisations and other multilateral fora;
- Transition reform in Serbia in the context of trans-Atlantic and European integration process;
- Serbian foreign and economic policies as an institutional response to challenges of globalisation.
Global international relations and security
- International relations in the post-Cold War era — political, military and economic dimensions;
- Foreign policies of the great and regional powers;
- New global challenges and threats to traditional (hard) and soft security, and international initiatives aimed at enhancing global security;
- Institutionalisation of international relations in the 21st century, with a focus on the reform of the United Nations and implementation of the multi-level governance;
- International political and military organisations and other forms of the multilateral cooperation in this area;
- Impact of some global problems — such as migration and environmental degradation —
on international relations as well as on effectiveness of the multi-level governance.
Development of international law
- Development of international public law, and its codification on the part of the United Nations and other international organisations;
- Legal systems of the United Nations and other international organisations;
- European Union law studies;
- International procedural law within the context of international settlement of disputes;
- International normative regulation of environmental protection;
- International private law.
- Development of the world economic trends, international economic relations, as well as current trends in global trade, finance, science, technology and information;
- Regional economic development;
- North-South relations;
- Global and regional international economic cooperation;
- International and regional financial organisations (IMF, World Bank, WTO, IBRD, EBRD, etc.);
- Economic diplomacy.
- Political, economic, social, cultural and religious development — taken both in the country and the European perspective;
- Pan-European integration, with a focus on development of normative and institutional framework within the Council of Europe, the OSCE etc;
- Political system of the European Union, and open issues related to enlargement and deepening of the supranational integration;
- Serbia on its road to the EU, and harmonisation of Serbian legal system
with acquis communitaire.
- Bilateral relations of the Republic of Serbia with the neighbouring countries;
- Political and economic position of Serbia in the region;
- Bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the Balkans;
- Multlateral initiatives for cooperation in the South Eastern Europe, the Danube-basin area,
and Black Sea region;
- Regional cooperation in the ex-Soviet Union area, North and South America, Asia and Africa.