The „European Lighting Expert Association“ (ELEA)

The management and further development of the ELE concept and all related documents, coordination of the national exams, as well as the administration of the ELE register fall under responsibility of a society, the “European Lighting Expert Association”, ELEA, which was founded for this particular purpose, and is located in Olten, Switzerland.

Members of the ELEA are national lighting associations, with A.R.I. (Romania), LiTG (Germany), LTG (Austria), NSVV (Netherlands) and SLG (Switzerland) as current members.

Bodies and committees of the ELEA are shown in the following graphic. Their specific responsibilities are defined in corresponding documents, guaranteeing a harmonized educational standard throughout Europe.


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