SVERIGES ARKITEKTER (SA)
Storgatan 41, Box 5027, SE-102 41 Stockholm
Phone: + 46 8 50 55 77 00
THE FEDERATION OF SWEDISH INNOVATION COMPANIES (FSIC)
Fack 893 FE 827, 751 75 Uppsala
Phone: +46 8 762 67 00
|Protection of the title of architect||No|
|Protection of the function of architects||No: Profession is not regulated|
|Professional title||Architect SAR/MSA (membership on Sveriges Arkiteter necessary)|
|Mandatory Registration||No (volontary)|
|If yes, Where ?||Compulsory registration with the association to use the title SAR/MSA). The Swedish Architects does not have exclusive rights.|
|Competent authority|| |
Universitet- och Högskolerådet is the competent authorityRegistration is not compulsory
Professional training needed?
If yes How much time
No professional experience required for membership of the Swedish Association of Architects. Two years of professional experience is compulsory to be given the professional title “arkitekt SAR/MSA” by the organisation.
|Additional compulsory practical training- internship||No |
|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||No|
|Complementary professional education|| |
|Remuneration of the Traineeship||Traineeship should be remunerated|
|Specific supplementary courses organised|
|Model form of contract available||YES|
|Traineeship and practical experience undertaken abroad taken into account|
|Evaluation of the Traineeship|
|Evaluation method used|
Are Architects obligation to carry insurance?
Yes, If you use the standard contract an
General Conditions of Contract for Consulting Agreements for Architectural and Engineering Assignments for the Year 2009 (ABK 09)
What are the requirements for obtaining Insurance?
The insurance company makes an individual assessment of the business
How are insurance premiums calculated?
Number of employees
What forms of Insurance contract exist:
Defined responsibility for a fixed period
Insurances / Agents:
Architects of Sweden offers a commercial insurance with consultant responsibility, through Folksam, and there are other insurance companies.
|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 ?
|It is encouraged 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 ?||NA|
|Who provides the courses:||Sveriges Arkitekter or other. Description below of the professional training programme given by Sveriges Arkitekter (the only one available)|
|What level of training is provided:||General awareness; Regulation and legislation, Detailed knowledge; Advanced knowledge; Local issues|
|Are certain subjects mandatory ?||NA|
|What types of activities or provisions are accepted :|
Workshop; Presentations; other courses
|Do you have any evaluation criteria for the CPD material ?||Yes|
|Who recognize (accredits) these trainings :||NA|
|Development of the trainings :|
A. Estimated number of courses / year
B. Estimated number of participants / year
C. Estimated lesson hours / year
5 courses / year
80 participants / year
300 hours / year
|Level of requirements for the architects :||Depending of which level of the programme you wish to participate in. |
|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) ?
| Self-assessment of value,|
By regular checks
|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 ?||Yes|
What requirements must a European architects fulfil to practice in this country ?