Union of Architects of Serbia UAS
Kneza Milosa 7a/III – 11000 Belgrade
Téléphone : + 381 11 3230 059
Fax : + 381 11 3239 754
Email : [email protected] Site web :


Population7,224,000 habitants
Number of architects4,000 architects
Number of architects per 1000 population:0.5 architect per 1000 habitants
Number male architectsNo information Available
Number female architectsNo information Available
Number aged under 40No information Available
Protection of the title of architectNo information Available
Protection of the function of architectsNo information Available

Professional Title

Protection of the title “Architect”NO
Protection of the function of ArchitectsYES
Professional titlelicencirani arhitekta
licenced architect
Mandatory Registration?YES
If yes, where?Registar licenciranih inženjera, arhitekata I
prostornih planera
Register of licensed engineers, architects
and spatial planners
Name of Competent authorityMinistarstvo građevinarstva, saobraćaja I
Ministry of construction, transport and

Access to the profession: how does one become an architect in this country?

Academic training5 years
Qualified asMaster inženjer arhitekture
Master engineer of architecture
Professional training needed?Yes
If yes How much time3 years


Is there a requirement to undertake a period of compulsory practical training (traineeship) in your country?


Is the traineeship supervised (overseen)? If so, by whom?


Where does the traineeship take place? Under what conditions?

architectural office

Number of hours per month required


Is there a compulsory Professional Practice examination?


Complementary professional education


Is the Traineeship remunerated?


Is the trainee monitored?


Are specific supplementary courses organised?


Is a model form of contract available?


Is traineeship / practical experience undertaken abroad recognised / taken into account?


Is the Traineeship evaluated?

NO, but professional exam is compulsory

after obtaining two years of expririance/trainsheep

What evaluation method is used?

Liability and Insurance

Are Architects obligation to carry insurance?


Legal Basis:

- what are the most commonly used Term and Conditions:


What are the requirements for obtaining Insurance?

Obligation of carying Insurance is compulsory for the a legal entity or entrepreneur who provide the service of designing the technical documentation and/or construction

How are insurance premiums calculated?

Insurance premiums are calculated based on the provisions of the By-law

What forms of Insurance contract exist:


Insurances / Agents:

-  Insurance through the Serbian Chamber of Engineers / Group insurance of the members

-  Selfinsurance of the legal entity or entrepreneur

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,

-  is it required 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 structured / organised?


Who provides the courses?

Serbian Chamber of Engineers

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 recognises (accredits) the training?

Serbian Chamber of Engineers

Development of the training:

A.  Estimated number of courses per year

B.  Estimated number of participants per year

C.  Estimated lesson hours per year


Level of requirements for architects:


Is this required level validated or checked and if so, how? (select)

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,

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? (select)

A.  None,

B.    Reprimand,

C.  Expulsion from the register,

Do you have a database containing the contents of your CPD Programme? /

Requirements to practice in your country

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

In order to practice, foreign person must obtain the Licence for architect In Serbia, as well as be registrated as a legal entity or entrepreneur for a specific service (e.g. design of the technical documentation) in the register of the competent ministry, which are conditions

prescribed by the Law

Architectural policy

Does your country have an Architectural Policy?

In progress

If yes can you give us the reference?


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