The intervention (not compulsory) of the architect is in general, limited to the establishment of the project only. The central figure of the construction operation is the engineer.
|Protection of the title of architect||Yes|
The title is protected on the condition that the architect is qualified and accredited by the Technical Chamber
|Protection of the function of architects||No|
|Professional title||Architect or Architect-Engineer|
There are 6 schools of Architecture. Depending on the school, the professional title change. This depends on the courses offered at each school.
|If yes, Where ?||Chambre Technique de Grèce (CTG)|
|Competent authority||Chambre Technique de Grèce (CTG)|
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• Institutes of architecture (Universities):
- Entrance examination
- Academic training in 5 years given by several universities (Students are opposed to the Bologna system for fear of arrival of un-funded Master’s degrees)
- Degree in Architecture.
- After a period of 3 or 4 months (during which no professional experience is demanded) one can subject oneself to the professional examination (not very selective) before a jury selected by the Technical Chamber.
- Compulsory Registration with CTG.
- Continued training: Not compulsory
• Technical Universities:
- Academic training of 4 years with 3.5 years of studies and 6 months of internship
- Academic qualification limited to buildings of a maximum of two stories.
Qualification limited to buildings of a maximum of two stories
• Possible supplement to the academic training:
- Complementary Master’s degree of 2 years
- Doctorate of 3 years
Certain foreign “colleges” have opened branches in Greece. They still have no right to use the term university and they didn’t give architectural degrees that can provide professional rights
|Additional compulsory practical training- internship||2 years / 6 months |
|Requirement for undertaking a period of traineeship|
|Period of traineeship supervised (overseen) |
By who ?
|Practical training period|
To which conditions
|Number of hours per month required|
|Compulsory Professional examination||Yes|
|Complementary professional education||No|
|Remuneration of the Traineeship|
|Specific supplementary courses organised|
|Model form of contract available|
|Traineeship and practical experience undertaken abroad taken into account|
|Evaluation of the Traineeship|
|Evaluation method used|
10 years (counted from acceptance which takes place at the conclusion of a maintenance period of 15 months or 3 years).
|Does a system of CPD for architects exists in your country ?|
|If yes: |
- Is it compulsory ?
- Is it encouraged ?
- Is it free ?
|If it is compulsory,|
is it required by law,
or by a Code of Conduct ?
|If it is regulated, who regulates the system:|
a professional body,
a governmental body,
a combination of the two ?
|Is it organised ?|
|Who provides the courses:|
|What level of training is provided:|
|Are certain subjects mandatory ?|
|What types of activities or provisions are accepted :|
|Do you have any evaluation criteria for the CPD material ?|
|Who recognize (accredits) these trainings :|
|Development of the trainings :|
A. Estimated number of courses / year
B. Estimated number of participants / year
C. Estimated lesson hours / year
|Level of requirements for the architects :|
|Is this required level validated or checked and how:|
A. Not requested,
B. Self-assessment of value,
C. Attendance tracking,
D. Self-assessment using self-test,
E. By regular checks,
H. Others means (e.g. electronic monitoring) ?
|Is training (provision) delivered abroad accepted ?|
|What kind of sanction is applied for the non-compliance with CPD obligation:|
C. Expulsion from the register,
D. Other ?
|Do you have a database of the content of your CPD Programme ?|
What requirements must a European architects fulfil to practice in this country ?
No information available