"The State of Liberal Professions Concerning their Functions and Relevance to European Civil Society"
On behalf of the European Economic and Social Committee the European Centre for Liberal Professions carried out a study entitled "The State of Liberal Professions Concerning their Functions and Relevance to European Civil Society“.
The aim of the study is a first inventory of the regulation of liberal professions and their effects on the European member states. In this context, the following factors were examined: on the one hand, the social and economic function of Liberal Professions and on the other hand their legal framework within the member states. The study provides an overview of quantity structure, financial data, functionalities and legal frameworks of liberal professions in Europe using legal, economic as well as social-scientific methods.
The final report was presented on 24 June 2014 on a conference of the EWSA in Brussel together with the initiative statement INT/687 of the EWSA from 25 March 2014. You can download the final report, the initiative statement and the speech of Prof. Dr. Martin Henssler below.
Prof. Dr. Martin Henssler; Prof. Achim Wambach Ph.D; Dr. Matthias Kilian; Dr. Dirk Michel; Julia Pommerening; Anne Schäfer, M.A.; Laura Kohllepel; Christoph Hesse