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European Union directives
for professional recognition

I. Directives establishing a
General system for recognition

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The MAIN TEXTS of the directives are available from this disk,
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          1. General recognition system for professions
           that require at least 3 years of higher education studies

Council Directive 89/48/EEC of 21 December 1988 on a general system for the recognition of higher-education diplomas awarded on completion of professional education and training of at least three years' duration

Incorporated by  21994A0103(38)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.206)  
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  

2. General recognition system for professions
    that require education below 3 years of higher education

COUNCIL  DIRECTIVE  92/51/EEC of 18 June 1992 on a second general system for the recognition of professional education and training to supplement Directive 89/48/EEC

Amended by  194N
Amended by  32000L0005   (OJ L 054 26.02.2000 p.42)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31994L0038   (OJ L 217 23.08.1994 p.8)  
Amended by  31995L0043   (OJ L 184 03.08.1995 p.21)  
Amended by  31997L0038   (OJ L 184 12.07.1997 p.31)

3. General system  for professions  for which
    recognition is based mainly upon professional experience

Directive 1999/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 June 1999 establishing a mechanism for the recognition of qualifications in respect of the professional activities covered by the Directives on liberalisation and transitional measures and supplementing the general systems for the recognition of qualifications
 

4. "SLIM directive amending both General and Sectoral directives:

 
Directive 2001/19/EC
of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 May 2001 amending Council Directives 89/48/EEC and 92/51/EEC on the general system for the recognition of professional qualifications and Council Directives 77/452/EEC, 77/453/EEC, 78/686/EEC, 78/687/EEC, 78/1026/EEC, 78/1027/EEC, 80/154/EEC, 80/155/EEC, 85/384/EEC, 85/432/EEC, 85/433/EEC and 93/16/EEC concerning the professions of nurse responsible for general care, dental practitioner, veterinary surgeon, midwife, architect, pharmacist and doctor

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