How DARIAH-EU is organised
DARIAH-EU is a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) for the Arts and Humanities, which supports researching and teaching in E-Science. The consortium understands itself as a cooperative undertaking that is carried out by organisations in its Member Countries, DARIAH's Cooperating Partners and several affiliated projects.
The following gives an overview over the most important bodies and concepts related to DARIAH-EU's work. For a more detailed account consult the DARIAH-ERIC statutes.
DARIAH-EU currently has 17 members, which are member countries of the European Union. Discover the DARIAH Members
The GA is the governing body of DARIAH. It decides, for example, to accept new Members, approves financial reports and the annual activity report. Each Member country is represented in the DARIAH General Assembly. More
Board of Directors (BoD)
DARIAH-EU has three directors. Together they are responsible for the day-to-day operations of DARIAH. They consult the Senior Management Team and are supported by the DARIAH-EU Coordination Office. More
Senior Management Team (SMT)
The Board of Directors consults the SMT on all general matters. The SMT is composed of the Chair and the Vice-Chair of the National Coordinators Committee, as well as the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Joint Research Committee. In addition the Chair of the Scientific Board and the relevant officers of the DARIAH-EU Coordination Office will are invited to attend Senior Management Team meetings. More
The Scientific Board advises DARIAH on scientific and technical matters. Its members are arts and humanities researchers with significant experience in digitally enabled research methods. More
DARIAH Coordination Office (DCO)
The daily work of DARIAH-EU is undertaken by the DCO, it is responsible for finance, coordination and communications. More
National Coordinators Committee (NCC)
Each DARIAH Member Country has it's own National Coordinator, who coordinates DARIAH activities in his or her country. In the NCC they meet regularly to integrate their national DARIAH activities at the European level. More
Joint Research Committee (JRC)
The JRC organises the scientific and technical integration of DARIAH activities. It is chaired by DARIAH's Chief Integration Officer (CIO) and consists of the Heads of each of DARIAH’s Virtual Competency Centres. More
Virtual Competence Centers
In order to develop, curate and maintain resources and services, DARIAH relies on Virtual Competence Centres (VCC) and working groups. The VCCs coordinate the Working Groups and define general topics under which they work. More
In these groups researchers from all DARIAH-EU partners share their expertise and work together to deliver services for the community to build up and expand existing infrastructure. These services can be scholarly, technical, editorial or organisational.
Organisations from non-members can also work with DARIAH-EU. This is currently the case with Universities and research facilities in Denmark, the UK and Switzerland, which are not yet partners of DARIAH. More
DARIAH-EU is closely cooperating with several affiliated projects . It provides the necessary infrastructure to ensure an effective execution of European research programmes and projects in Arts and Humanities. More