Austria holds the presidency of the EU Council

On the 1st july 2018 the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council began, lasting until the 31st December, in line with the programme of the trio that also includes Estonia and Bulgaria.

The priorities of the Austrian Presidency in the field of higher education focus on:

  • The next generation of the EU Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport (Erasmus+ post 2020);
  • The strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training post 2020;
  • Taking forward the education aspects of the European Council conclusions of 14 December 2017; and
  • The new student: Flexible learning paths and future learning environments.

For further information, you can visit the Presidency’s official website: