The collegiate bodies for direction of CYTED are:

- The General Assembly

The General Assembly is the political decision-making body of the highest level of CYTED. It is formed by the highest authorities of the signatory organizations. 

- The Executive Council

The Executive Board is the technical arm of CYTED and aims to study, analyze and approve the activities to be developped and their corresponding budgets.

The Executibe Board consists of The National Delegate of each Signatory Organizations, The General Secretary, and Area Managers.

- Observer Organizations

Observer Organizations also participate in the CYTED Program. This category is reserved for international, governmental or non-govermental agencies involved in promotion, coordination, planning, implementation, management or financing within the field of R&D&I, and that commit to work with the program in any of its activities. The decision on the admission of observers organizations correspond to the General Assembly.