ΕΕΑΕ was founded in 1954 and re-established in 1987. Its current operation framework is defined by the Law 4310, Government Gazette Folio No. 258/Α/08.12.2014, which provides to EEAE complete administrative and financial independence.
EEAE is governed by a seven-member Board and is currently employing 76 persons; most of them hold higher education degrees, postgraduate qualifications and specialization skills in scientific knowledge and expertise.
EEAE organizational chart has been approved by the Government Council for Public Administration Reform; the related presidential decree is to be issued.