The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is responsible for the management of certain parts of the EU's funding programmes in the fields of education, culture, audiovisual, sport, citizenship and volunteering.
The Agency is responsible for most management aspects of the programmes, including
Fully operational since 1st of January 2006, the Executive Agency operates under the supervision of its four parent Directorates-General of the European Commission:
On the 1 January 2014, a new set of EU funding programmes for education, training, youth, sport, audiovisual, culture, EU aid volunteers and citizenship has been launched:
The new Erasmus+ replaces seven previous programmes with one:
The Agency is also responsible for the management of the Eurydice Network which provides analysis and comparable data on education systems and policies in Europe.
REFERENCE: Official webpage of EACEA