Comparison of Services of General Interest in Europe - perception of problems, strategies, activities (in German)


The report resulted from the research programme "Programme for Action for the Regional Provision of Public Services" initiated by the Federal Minitsry for Transport, Building and Urban Development. As part of the action programme, 21 model regions in Germany were given financial assistance and advice with the goal of testing measures in the field of services of general interest and placing these within the context of a comprehensive regional strategy. The focus is on demographic challenges in Europe, the respective national awarness of these challenges, the specific understanding of the concept of SGI and their fixation within political-administrative structures. The document is in German with English abstract.