Navigation path


Generic names of professions

Back to homepage

Generic name of professions in this database

The generic names of professions are headings under which the regulated professions in the respective countries are grouped together.

For example: The following regulated professions are grouped together under the generic name of "Tourist Guide":

Please note

The only authentic name of a regulated profession is that of the language of the country in which the profession is regulated. Any translation of this title on this website is purely indicative.

The generic professions aim to give an indication about the general scope of activities of the regulated professions and to help find regulated professions which are listed in the language of the country in which they are regulated. However, Member States are free to choose under which generic heading they insert their regulated professions and no assessment has been made of the areas of activity covered by each generic profession, therefore:

The search is made using the name of the profession (generic heading) in the language used to navigate this site.Therefore, if using the English version of this web site, the search will be made using the English name of the profession.
16 item(s) found, displaying 1 to 15   Page(s): 1, 2, Item(s) per page:  Show all
Generic name of profession Number of regulated professions
Galvanizing/ Enamelling 3
Gambling and betting professions 1
Gamekeeper 1
Gardener 2
Gas engineer 2
Gas installer /repairer 14
Gas technician 10
Geographer 1
Geographical engineer 3
Geologist 15
Geotechnical engineer 3
Geriatric nurse/Carer for the aged 3
Glazier / Glass-blowing and manufacture of glass apparatus 9
Gold/Silversmith / Gold/Silversmithing /Jeweller 10
Graphic designer 2
The database contains information on regulated professions, statistics on migrating professionals, contact points and competent authorities, as provided by EU Member States, EEA countries and Switzerland.
Each country is responsible for updating information on its regulated professions, competent authorities and statistics.
The Commission cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information. However, if errors are brought to its attention, the Commission undertakes to correct them, if deemed appropriate.