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Organization of the EUI

The European University Institute is under the threefold authority of the High Council, the President of the Institute and the Academic Council. 

The Establishment Plan illustrating the organization of the EUI may be viewed here  (pdf).

President and Secretary General

The President directs the Institute with the assistance of the Secretary General.

High Council

The High Council is the EUI's governing board. It consists of representatives from the Contracting States to the Institute's Convention.

Academic Council

The Academic Council is the forum where academic life and rules are discussed and decided, and academic appointments are confirmed.


The Executive Committee  assists the President in preparing the decision-making documents for the Academic Council and is responsible for other tasks delegated to it by the Academic Council. 

In addition, the Research Council evaluates proposals for major research projects and approves the allocation of funding. 



Page last updated on 10 June 2021

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