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The Directorate-General for Informatics is the Commission department responsible for digital services that support other Commission departments and EU institutions in their daily work and that help public administrations in EU member countries.



  • provide reliable, cost-effective and secure IT infrastructure and services
  • deliver information systems and rationalise business processes
  • create new ways for staff to work and collaborate
  • align IT investments with business priorities, balancing risk with business value for the Commission
  • promote and facilitate interoperability, so that European public administrations can work together seamlessly across national boundaries

Mission Statement

DIGIT's mission is to deliver digital services to enable EU policies and to support the Commission's internal administration.

With this goal in mind, DIGIT as trusted partner has the responsibility to provide the Commission, and whenever appropriate other European institutions and bodies, with high quality and innovative:

  • workplace solutions: creating new ways of working and collaboration for staff
  • business solutions: delivering information systems supporting rationalised business processes within the framework of the corporate IT governance strategy
  • infrastructure solutions: providing reliable, cost-effective and secure infrastructure and services
  • effective solutions: aligning IT investments with business priorities, facilitating relationships with our strategic partners, balancing risk with business value for the Institution
  • support the modernisation of public administrations by promoting and facilitating interoperability so that European public administrations can work seamlessly together across boundaries – Interoperability solutions

Vision Statement

To transform the Commission through IT

DIGIT's vision is to take on and drive forward the digital leadership role within the Commission. DIGIT must develop and lead the digital transformation of the Institution so that it can deliver EU policy better, more efficiently and more productively, fully seizing the opportunities offered by new technologies.

Plans and reports

Commission work programme - overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Strategic plan - department strategy, objectives for 2020-2024

Management plan - department forecasted outputs, activities, resources for current year

Annual activity report - department achievements, resources used during previous year

European Commission Digital Strategy – A digitally transformed, people-first Commission  

Digital workplace strategy – department principles and objectives for a modern workplace for the staff of the Commission  

IT governance – provides the framework for managing, controlling, and monitoring the Commission's information technology services

Proposal for Cybersecurity Regulation – provides a framework for governance, risk management and control in the cybersecurity area.

Interoperable Europe Act Proposal – provides a EU cooperation framework for interoperability in the public sector.

Leadership and organisation

Commissioner for Budget and Administration, European Commission
Johannes Hahn
16 FEBRUARY 2023
Informatics - Organisation chart
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Directorate-General for Informatics
Phone number
+32 2 299 11 11 (Commission switchboard)
Postal address
Directorate-General for Informatics, European Commission, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, Belgium