Country Report

Country Report: Serbia Last updated: 23/03/21


Nikola Kovačević

This report was written by Nikola Kovačević independent expert and refugee lawyer from Serbia and with the help of:

  • A11 – Initiative for Economic and Social Rights (A11),
  • The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights (BCHR),
  • The Center for Research and Social Development (IDEAS),
  • The Psychosocial Innovation Network (PIN)
  • and Danish Refugee Council (DRC).

and was edited by ECRE.

This report draws on authors and the above-enlisted CSOs’ experience in providing legal, psycho-social and medical assistance to asylum seekers and refugees in Serbia, engaging the asylum authorities and monitoring the respect for the right to asylum in the country.


To access the updated report, you can navigate through the table of contents on the right end side or download the full report (in PDF) above.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection