Europe

Shaping Germany's European Policy

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has a strong role to play when it comes to matters such as the European Internal Market, the common commercial policy, and the European Union's energy, telecommunications, and industrial policies. Additionally it also acts as Germany's "Ministry for European Affairs" and therefore has a pivotal role in shaping and co-ordinating Germany's European policy.

Centre of Excellence on European Law

The Directorate-General for European Policy at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy acts as co-ordinator on central issues relating to European legislation.

European Economic Policy

Economic policy plays an important part in European integration by creating a common policy environment for decisions on economic policy.

Structural Funds

The Economic Affairs Ministry co-ordinates EU structural policy in Germany and has lead responsibility for the EFRD.

National Contact Point

The National Contact Point for the Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications can help with questions relating to the recognition procedure.