The study on the ?Possibilities of the Development of the Settlements along the Slovak-Hungarian Border after the Accession to the EU? was prepared in November 2004 on the assignment of VÁTI Kht. (Phare Contracting Authority). The study is aimed at finding solutions and recommendations for the further frameworks and priorities of CBC and INTERREG programmes, with respect to the efficient application of operative settlement development serving the objectives for the development of the bordering regions. The study includes recommendations about possible actions for the interim period.