Executive board

The Executive Board and President are elected biannually by the General Assembly. According to the constitution, a member can sit in the board or be elected president no more than three consecutive terms. The Board meetings of EAEA are open to members. If you want to participate, please contact EAEA office for further details.

EAEA Executive Board 2021–2023

President of EAEA

Uwe Gartenschlaeger, Germany

DVV International

Bernhard Grämiger, Switzerland

Fédération suisse pour la formation continue (FSEA)

Dearbháil Lawless, Ireland

National Adult Learning Organisation (AONTAS)

George A. Koulaouzides, Greece

Hellenic Adult Education Association (HAEA)



Klaudius Šilhár, Slovakia

Association of Adult Education Institutions in the Slovak Republic (AIVD SR)



Dina Soeiro, Portugal

ESEC Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra


Alex Stevenson, UK

National Learning and Work Institute (England and Wales)


Oleg Smirnov, Ukraine

Integration and Development Center for Information

Karin Tudal, France

La Ligue de l’enseignement

Lauri Tuomi, Finland

The Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation (KVS)

Gustav Fridolin, Sweden

Swedish Interest Organisation for Popular Movement Folk High Schools (RIO)

Balázs Németh, Hungary

University of Pécs