The European Association of Research Managers and Administrators was established in 1995 in Italy, recognising the need for Research Managers and Administrators to have a forum to meet, network and share their experiences. The Association took on the role of lobbying for and on behalf of its community and the wider research community in Europe. Over the years, EARMA has come to be seen as the representative association, at European level, for Research managers and Administrators. Today, the Association is based in Brussels.

The EARMA Board oversees the operational activities of the EARMA office. Additionally, various Standing Committees support EARMA’s activities across a number of areas.

Currently these committees comprise of: