The ministry is currently headed by one minister and two state secretary. The ministry's main office is located in the Hoftoren, the tallest building of The Hague. The ministry has around 2500 civil servants. The civil service is headed by a secretary general and a deputy secretary general, who head a system of three directorates general:
Primary and Secondary Education;
Higher Education, Professional Training and Sciences;
and Culture and Media.
It has several autonomous agencies:
Central Financial Institution, which is responsible for the execution of financial policies:
Institute Collection Netherlands;
Government Service for Archeology, Cultural Landscape and Monuments;