|Protection of the title of architect||Yes|
|Protection of the function of architects||Yes|
|If yes, Where ?|| |
Ministry of the Middle Classes (authorisation of establishment) and the Ordre des Architectes et des Ingénieurs-Conseils (obligatory membership).
Conditions set out in national law (Article 46 de la loi du 28 octobre 2016 relative à la reconnaissance des qualifications professionnelles).
University of Luxembourg offers a Master-programme in architecture.
Professional training needed?
Not needed if full-time superior studies have been followed for 5 years (Master degree. Needed if only 4 years were followed.
If yes How much time
|Additional compulsory practical training- internship||2 years (professional experience) |
|Requirement for undertaking a period of traineeship||Yes|
|Period of traineeship supervised (overseen) |
By who ?
|Practical training period|
To which conditions
|Already established architect|
|Number of hours per month required|
|Compulsory Professional examination||No|
|Complementary professional education||Not mandatory |
|Remuneration of the Traineeship||Yes|
|Specific supplementary courses organised||Yes by the OAI and CRP-Henri Tudor, but not mandatory|
|Model form of contract available||No|
|Traineeship and practical experience undertaken abroad taken into account||Yes|
|Evaluation of the Traineeship||No|
|Evaluation method used|
Are Architects obligation to carry insurance?
Article 6 of luxembourgish law of the 13 december 1989.
What are the requirements for obtaining Insurance?
How are insurance premiums calculated?
Rate applied tofees -Rate on the value of construction works -Based on fixed price
What forms of Insurance contract exist:
Subscription contract for all liabilities in a predefined period -Cover for architect in a specific project
Insurances / Agents:
|Does a system of CPD for architects exists in your country ?||Yes|
|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 ?||Yes|
|Who provides the courses:|
Mostly OAI and House of Training
|What level of training is provided:|
|Are certain subjects mandatory ?|| |
New members are obliged to participate at 2 initiations modules:
1. Legal, ethical and contractual framework of the OAI professions - Services, OAI tools, responsibilities, company rights2. Good practices of collaboration of the OAI project management (moai.lu)
|What types of activities or provisions are accepted :|
|Do you have any evaluation criteria for the CPD material ?||No|
|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 ?||Yes|
|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 ?||www.oai.lu/formation|
What requirements must a European architects fulfil to practice in this country ?
Autorisation d’établissement from Ministry of the Middle Classes
Registration with the OAI