The Association of Consulting Engineers VBI is the leading professional organization for independent consulting and planning engineers in Germany. In conversation with politics and administration, the VBI is consistently a framework for enabling a fair competition on the merits and the free profession. Consulting engineers are available for the solution of complex tasks in the technical, economic and environmental fields. Therefore, the VBI makes high demands on the professional qualifications of the independent consultant status and the integrity of its members. In addition to the regional and scientific activities in the regional associations and professional groups of the VBI also at the level of the Federation numerous activities.
The aim of the association is founded in 1994 to promote innovative engineering, science, research and education in all fields of engineering. At the same time, the public should be made aware of the value of independent planning.
The Foundation has set its ambitious goals. He wants the public on the value of qualified independent advice and planning in the fields of engineering and technical-scientific areas for the benefit of the general public to inform, and promote a forward-looking independent advice and planning to preserve and improve the environment and to safeguard the quality of life of people promote the appropriate education and training of consulting engineers and their employees.