14 EU countries to receive country-specific recommendations on education under the European Semester 2016

The European Semester is the EU’s cycle of economic policy coordination. Every year, the Commission undertakes a detailed analysis of EU countries’ budgetary, macroeconomic and structural policies and provides them with recommendations for the next 12-18 months. The recommendations focus on the key policy priorities for each country. The countries receiving education country-specific recommendations are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, and Spain.