Working Groups can be joined by representatives of member agencies or observers. External experts can also be invited. The activities, composition and meetings of the working groups are stated in annual work plans. At the moment there are three working groups and two standing committees focusing on the methodology and appeals of ECA’s internationalisation certificate.
In addition, each year a Financial Committee is appointed by the members with the special task to audit the annual report (see Finances).
In December 2014 ECA members have installed the Certification Group with a view to the development of ECA's Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation.
The Appeals Committee has the task of handling appeals regarding the ECA Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation