Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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The Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (former Directorate-General for Education and Culture) ("DG EAC") is a Directorate-General of the European Commission.

The Education, Youth, Sport and Culture Directorate-General is responsible of policies in the field of education, youth, culture, languages and sport.


DG EAC is divided into 5 "directorates":

  • Directorate A : Policy Strategy and Evaluation
  • Directorate B : Youth, Education and Erasmus+
  • Directorate C : Innovation, International Cooperation and Sport
  • Directorate D : Culture and Creativity
  • Directorate R : Performance Management, Supervision and Resources

It oversees the European Union's Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), which handles most operational programmes on DG EAC's behalf.

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