About ABDA


The ABDA - Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists is the umbrella organisation of the approximately 60,000 pharmacists in Germany. The aim of the association is to join together and bring forward the common interests of this healthcare profession.


Members of the ABDA are 17 chambers of pharmacists and 17 associations of pharmacists at state level. The chambers of pharmacists are syndicated to the Federal Chamber of Pharmacists (BAK), the associations of pharmacists are syndicated to the German Pharmacists' Association (DAV).

Chambers of Pharmacists and Pharmacists' Associations

The Federal Chamber of Pharmacists as a professional representation of political interests is responsible for questions of primary and further education, specialist training, professional law, pharmaceutical safety and quality. The German Pharmacists' Association (DAV) is the representation of interests of German pharmacy owners.

Affiliates and Institutions of German Pharmacists

Among the affiliates and institutions of German pharmacists are GOVI Publishing House (Pharmazeutische Zeitung, Neue Apotheken Illustrierte), Werbe- und Vertriebsgesellschaft Deutscher Apotheker mbH (ABDATA), Marketing Gesellschaft Deutscher Apotheker mbH, Drug Commission of German Pharmacists (AMK), Central Laboratory of German Pharmacists (ZL), German Institute for Drug Use Evaluation (GIDE) ...

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