The Projection for Membership is done by EPIK Institute, based on progress reports from the Commission.
It shows the years it will take for Western Balkan countries to join the EU based on: current pace of reforms V. optimistic scenario.
NOTE: THIS PROJECTION IS PREPARED BY EPIK INSTITUTE. THE SCORES ARE BASED ON THE COMMISSION ASSESSMENT OF COUNTRY'S PREPAREDNESS TO ADOPT THE
OBLIGATIONS OF EU MEMBERSHIP ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION: (1) EARLY STAGE; (2) SOME LEVEL
OF PREPARATION; (3) MODERATELY PREPARED; (4) GOOD LEVEL OF PREPARATION; (5) WELL ADVANCED