EACEA

Legal Remedies

Legal Remedies

This is a page containing the legal remedies available to unsuccessful applicants to the programmes of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. 

If you believe there has been a maladministration concerning your application you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman in accordance with and under the conditions laid down in Article 228 TFEU within two years of becoming aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). 

You may also request a legal review of the Agency decision under Article 22 of Council Regulation No 58/2003  (‘Article 22 request’)  within one month of receiving this letter by lodging your request at the relevant address corresponding to the programme under which you applied:

Erasmus+

Martine Reicherts
Director General, DG EAC 
European Commission
B – 1049 Brussels

Creative Europe - Culture

Martine Reicherts
Director General, DG EAC
European Commission 
B – 1049 Brussels

Creative Europe - Media

Roberto Viola
Director General, DG CNECT
European Commission 
Email: CNECT-FOR-APPEALS-UNDER-ART-22-OF-REG-58-2003@ec.europa.eu

EU Aid Volunteers

Monique Pariat
Director General, DG ECHO
European Commission
B – 1049 Brussels

Europe for Citizens

Matthias Ruete​​
Director General, DG HOME 
European Commission
B – 1049 Brussels

Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 

Stefano Manservisi
Director General, DG DEVCO
European Commission
B – 1049 Brussels

Furthermore, you may bring an ‘action for annulment’ against the present decision under Article 263 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) against the Agency  within two months of receiving this letter, before the General Court of the European Union at the following address:

General Court of the European Union
Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
L-2925 Luxembourg
http://curia.europa.eu

Please note that any request you make and any reply from the Agency, including any complaint before the European Ombudsman or request for before the Agency, will not have the purpose or the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching administrative proceedings before the European Commission or for lodging action for annulment of this decision before the General Court of the European Union.

* Council Regulation (EC) No 58/2003 of 19 December 2002 laying down the statute for executive agencies to be entrusted with certain tasks in the management of Community programmes (OJ L 11, 16.01.2003, p. 1)