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ACE Member Organisation

Cyprus Architects Association (CAA)

24, Stasicratous str., 2nd floor, Offices 201-202
P.O.Box 25565, 1065 Nicosia
Phone: + 357 22 672 887
Fax: + 357 22 672 512
Email: cyprus.architects.association(at)
Social networks: Facebook page / Twitter: @cyarchitects


Professional title

Protection of the title of architect
Protection of the function of architects
Professional title
Mandatory RegistrationYes
If yes, where ? Cyprus Architects Association (CAA)
Competent authorityCyprus Architects Association (CAA)

Access to the profession: How to become an architect in this country ?

- Year academic study
- 1 Year Professional training (compulsory)
- No professional examination
- Compulsory Continued training


Additional compulsory practical training- internship1 year
Requirement for undertaking a period of traineeship
Period of traineeship supervised (overseen)
By who ?

Practical training period
Where ?
To which conditions
Number of hours per month required
Compulsory Professional examination
Complementary professional education
Remuneration of the Traineeship
Trainee accompanied
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 

Liability and insurance

No information available

Continuous Professional Development

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,
F. Examination,
G. Thesis,
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:
A. None,
B.  Reprimand,
C. Expulsion from the register,
D. Other ?
Do you have a database of the content of your CPD Programme ?

Requirements to practice in this country

What requirements must a European architects fulfil to practice in this country ?

No information available

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