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About IEEE Section Serbia and Montenegro

The formation date of the IEEE Serbia & Montenegro Section is the 21st June 1971.

IEEE Serbia & Montenegro Section is the successor of the former IEEE Yugoslav and IEEE Yugoslavia Sections.

More on the Section history can be found in the article “IEEE in the Former Yugoslavia Region – a 45 Year-Long History

Short History (main milestones):

  • 21st June  1971 – Foundation date of the IEEE Yugoslav Section. At that time IEEE Yugoslav Section covered the territory of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRJ).
  • 1st August 1992 – Friendly splitting of the IEEE Yugoslav Section into three different sections: IEEE Croatia Section, IEEE Slovenia Section and IEEE Yugoslavia Section. After that date the IEEE Yugoslavia Section gathered members from the territories of the three independent states: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia and FR Yugoslavia (Serbia & Montenegro)
  • 14th February 1997 – Formation of the IEEE Macedonia Section. After that date IEEE Yugoslavia Section gathered members from the territories of the two states: Bosnia & Herzegovina and FR Yugoslavia (Serbia & Montenegro)
  • 18th June  2005 – IEEE Yugoslavia Section changed the name into the IEEE Serbia & Montenegro Section, as the state union Serbia and Montenegro has been formed in 2003, replacing FR Yugoslavia
  • 12th November 2005 – Foundation of the IEEE Bosnia and Herzegovina Section. From that date membership of the IEEE Serbia & Montenegro Section came from the territory of the state union Serbia and Montenegro, only.
  • 21st May   2006 – Since that day IEEE Serbia & Montenegro Section gathered members from the territories of the two independent states, Republic of Serbia and Republic of Montenegro.