European Education and Culture Executive Agency

European Education and Culture Executive Agency
FormationJanuary 2006
TypeEuropean Agency
HeadquartersBrussels, Belgium
27 countries
Parent organisation
European Commission

The European Education and Culture Executive Agency (formerly the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency), or EACEA, is an executive agency of the European Commission located in Brussels, Belgium. It manages parts of the European Commission's funding programmes in education, culture, media, sport, youth, citizenship and humanitarian aid. EACEA has been operational since January 2006.


EACEA is supervised by six Directorates-General of the European Commission:

Under the EU long-term budget for 2021–2027, EACEA manages parts of the following funding programmes:

Additionally, EACEA supervises the Eurydice network (producing analysis and comparable data on education systems and policies in Europe) and the Youth Wiki (an online encyclopedia of national youth policies across Europe). EACEA also continues to manage projects funded during the 2014–2020 programming period. As of 1 February 2023, the acting director of EACEA is Sophie Beernaerts.

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