Administrative professional association

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Administrative professional association
social insurance Statutory accident insurance
legal form Public corporation
Seat Hamburg
Employee about 2,400

The Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft ( VBG ), as a commercial professional association, is the largest provider of statutory accident insurance in Germany .


In the course of the organizational reform of the statutory accident insurance, the administrative professional association had with effect from January 1, 2009 with the professional association of the ceramic and glass industry (BGGK) and January 1, 2010 with the professional association for trams, underground trains and railways (BG BAHNEN).


Contrary to what its name suggests, the Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft is not only responsible for the administration branch , but also for a whole range of other professions and trades that are also covered by the protection of statutory accident insurance, but which are not the responsibility of other commercial trade associations were to be classified. The jurisprudence has sometimes spoken of the VBG's "fallback jurisdiction" for service professions in a very broad sense.

The VBG is currently responsible in particular for banks , insurance companies and leasing companies, for engineering and for architecture companies, for information (this also includes companies in the IT sector), communication, media, advertising, design and research institutions, for educational institutions, for Advisory institutions (this also includes lawyers and tax consultants), for interest groups and religious communities , for the real estate industry, for security companies and brokers, for social institutions, for companies involved in recreational activities, art and culture, for lottery companies and casinos, zoos and animal care institutions, temporary employment agencies and Sports clubs , companies in the ceramic and glass industry, for private and public tram, underground and railway companies, motor companies and all other service companies.

There is also the option of voluntarily insuring freelance workers and volunteers in non-profit organizations , employers' organizations and trade unions, as well as in political parties.


VBG headquarters in Hamburg-Barmbek-Nord

The head office of VBG is based in Hamburg. There are also district administrations in Berlin, Bergisch Gladbach, Bielefeld, Dresden, Duisburg, Erfurt, Hamburg, Ludwigsburg, Mainz, Munich and Würzburg.

Angelika Hölscher has been the CEO since 2012. Prof. Bernd Petri is a member of the management.

Academies are operated by the VBG in Storkau , Lautrach , Gevelinghausen , Dresden, Mainz, Ludwigsburg and Untermerzbach .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ SG Frankfurt, court ruling of October 20, 1999, Az .: S-8 / U-3402/98, p. 5 (unpublished; quoted from: Jürgen Fenn: Constitutional issues of contribution structure in commercial accident insurance. Hazard tariff and GDR contaminated sites as Equality problem . Zugl .: Frankfurt (Main), Univ., Diss., 2005. Lang, Frankfurt am Main et al. 2006, ISBN 3-631-54536-3, p. 47).
  2. Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft: Annual report 2018: Risk tariff 2011. Valid for the calculation of the contributions from January 1st, 2011 . July 8, 2010. Approved July 26, 2010. Amended by First Addendum of September 28, 2011 and Second Addendum of September 5, 2012; (PDF) accessed on May 15, 2014 (note: the hazard tariff is not constitutive for the responsibility of the employers' liability insurance association; it only shows the branches of industry for which the VBG sets contributions).
  3. Julia Schambeck: VBG Annual Report 2018. (PDF) In: July 16, 2019, accessed February 3, 2020 .