Chambers and associations

vis_-_panthermedia_10721871.jpgIn Germany, all professionals and numerous freelance professions are organized in so-called chambers. These chambers are, as bodies of public law, an institution of professional self-government. They represent the interests of their members and also implement sovereign tasks oriented and cost-effectively.

The Chambers are as critical partner of the policy, as an independent advocate of the market and customer-oriented service provider of business. They provide a wide range of services and are the first point of contact on issues of business start-up and establishment, the education and training, as well as numerous other economic and work-related topics for their members. The Chambers of the freelancers are also responsible for the admission to the profession and exercise the professional supervisory body.

Chamber of Commerce of North Rhine-Westphalia

Logo of West German of day of Chamber of skilled craftsThe German day of Chamber of skilled crafts sees itself as representing the interests of the seven Chambers of skilled crafts in North Rhine-Westphalia. The trade is probably the most important and most versatile industry in NRW-Germany's largest federal state.

The following links take you to the Chambers on the ground:

More chambers of North Rhine-Westphalia

The task of the NRW Chamber of Agriculture is to promote and support agriculture and those working in it.

The liberal professions in North Rhine-Westphalia are represented by the Chambers for the liberal professions. These are: