Information CD
on Recognition and
the Bologna process

ACE
 EAIE professional section
 of
  Admissions
 Officers & 
 
Credential evaluators
 
   
 
Indexes:
  
alphabetic

   by cities

 

 Contents:
   Recognition
  
Bologna
  

 

  e-bookcase

Home

 

 

 

European Union directives
for professional recognition

II Sectoral directives

For some regulated professions  - those of doctor, dentist, pharmacist, nurse of general care, midwife, veterinary surgeon, architect and lawyer -recognition of a professional coming from an EU member state in other EU member states is regulated by the  EU sectoral directives that are individual for each of the professions

Links to sectoral directives concerning professions:

doctor,
dentist
pharmacist
nurse of general care
midwife
veterinary surgeon
architect
lawyer                        

Directive 2001/19/EC (SLIM directive) amending General and Sectoral directives

 NB!
The MAIN TEXTS of the directives are available from this disk,
However, because the directives are being continuously amended,
the links to the AMENDMENTS lead  to the Europa server
(be sure to be online if you want to download amendments!)

 

 

 

 

 

Doctor

Council Directive 93/16/EEC of 5 April 1993 to facilitate the free movement of doctors and the mutual recognition of their diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualification
 

Amended by  194N
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31997L0050   (OJ L 291 24.10.1997 p.35)  
Amended by  31998L0021   (OJ L 119 22.04.1998 p.15)  
Amended by  31998L0063   (OJ L 253 15.09.1998 p.24)  
Amended by  31999L0046   (OJ L 139 02.06.1999 p.25)  
 

Dentist (2 directives)

Council Directive 78/687/EEC of 25 July 1978 concerning the coordination of provisions laid down by Law, Regulation or Administrative Action in respect of the activities of dental practitioners

Amended by  194N
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Interpreted by  31978Y0824(01)   (OJ C 202 24.08.1978 p.1)  

Council Directive 78/686/EEC of 25 July 1978 concerning the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of the formal qualifications of practitioners of dentistry, including measures to facilitate the effective exercise of the right of establishment and freedom to provide services

Amended by  179H
Amended by  185I
Amended by  194N
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31981L1057   (OJ L 385 31.12.1981 p.25)  
Amended by  31989L0594   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.19)  
Amended by  31990L0658   (OJ L 353 17.12.1990 p.73)

Pharmacist (2 directives)

Council Directive 85/432/EEC of 16 September 1985 concerning the coordination of provisions laid down by Law, Regulation or Administrative Action in respect of certain activities in the field of pharmacy

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

Council Directive 85/433/EEC of 16 September 1985 concerning the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications in pharmacy, including measures to facilitate the effective exercise of the right of establishment relating to certain activities in the field of pharmacy

Amended by  194N
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31985L0584   (OJ L 372 31.12.1985 p.42)  
Amended by  31990L0658   (OJ L 353 17.12.1990 p.73)  

Nurse of  general care (2 directives)

Council Directive 77/453/EEC of 27 June 1977 concerning the coordination of provisions laid down by Law, Regulation or Administrative Action in respect of the activities of nurses responsible for general care

Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31989L0595   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.30)  

Council Directive 77/452/EEC of 27 June 1977 concerning the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of the formal qualifications of nurses responsible for general care, including measures to facilitate the effective exercise of this right of establishment and freedom to provide services

Amended by  179H
Amended by  185I
Amended by  194N
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31981L1057   (OJ L 385 31.12.1981 p.25)  
Amended by  31989L0594   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.19)  
Amended by  31989L0595   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.30)  
Amended by  31990L0658   (OJ L 353 17.12.1990 p.73)  

Midwife (2 directives)

Council Directive 80/155/EEC of 21 January 1980 concerning the coordination of provisions laid down by Law, Regulation or Administrative Action relating to the taking up and pursuit of the activities of midwives

Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31989L0594   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.19)

Council Directive 80/154/EEC of 21 January 1980 concerning the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications in midwifery and including measures to facilitate the effective exercise of the right of establishment and freedom to provide services

Amended by  185I
Amended by  194N
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31980L1273   (OJ L 375 31.12.1980 p.74)  
Amended by  31989L0594   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.19)  
Amended by  31990L0658   (OJ L 353 17.12.1990 p.73)  

Veterinary surgeon (2 directives)

Council Directive 78/1027/EEC of 18 December 1978 concerning the coordination of provisions laid down by Law, Regulation or Administrative Action in respect of the activities of veterinary surgeons

Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31989L0594   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.19)  

Council Directive 78/1026/EEC of 18 December 1978 concerning the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications in veterinary medicine, including measures to facilitate the effective exercise of the right of establishment and freedom to provide services

Amended by  179H
Amended by  185I
Amended by  194N
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Amended by  31981L1057   (OJ L 385 31.12.1981 p.25)  
Amended by  31989L0594   (OJ L 341 23.11.1989 p.19)  
Amended by  31990L0658   (OJ L 353 17.12.1990 p.73)

Architect

Council Directive 85/384/EEC of 10 June 1985 on the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications in architecture, including measures to facilitate the effective exercise of the right of establishment and freedom to provide services

Amended by  194N
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  
Amended by  32001L0019   (OJ L 206 31.07.2001 p.1)  
Completed by  31985L0614   (OJ L 376 31.12.1985 p.1)  
Completed by  31986L0017   (OJ L 027 01.02.1986 p.71)  
Amended by  31990L0658   (OJ L 353 17.12.1990 p.73)  

More information in Europa server

Lawyer (2 directives)

Council Directive 77/249/EEC of 22 March 1977 to facilitate the effective exercise by lawyers of freedom to provide services

Amended by  179H
Completed by  185I
Amended by  194N
Incorporated by  21994A0103(57)   (OJ L 001 03.01.1994 p.371)  

Directive 98/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February 1998 to facilitate practice of the profession of lawyer on a permanent basis in a Member State other than that in which the qualification was obtained

More information on Europa server

 

Top of this page