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MOLDOVA
Number of inhabitants 4,295,000
Number of architects 670
Index of architects per inhabitant 0.155‰
 
 

Admittance to the profession

EDUCATION

Establishing of education standards or recognition of study plans Yes
Regular supervision by an independent body No
Relevant authorities MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
Recognised educational centers FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING OF THE STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MOLDOVA, ART DESIGN DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF BUSINESS LAW AND AUDIOVISUAL ARTS, ARCHITECTURAL DEPARTMENT OF THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS "PERSPECTIVA"
Duration of studies 5 years
 
INTERNSHIP
Compulsory Yes
Is it structured and recorded? Yes
Duration 2 months
 
EXAMINATION
Compulsory examination by an external authority to the education No
Examining body  
 
TITLE GRANTED
Academic title ARCHITECT Authority that grants the academic title Ministry of Education and Science
Job title ARCHITECT Authoriry that grants the job title University / Ministry of Education and Science
Additional notes  
 
Professional practice
Regulated profession Yes
Inscription in register compulsory Yes
Registering entity UNION OF ARCHITECTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
Law regulating profession Act 721 of 2 February 1996 on Quality in building process. Act 1350 of 2 November 2000 on Architectural Activity
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ARCHITECT'S COMPETENCES
Description Design of buildings, structures, installations; Feasibility studies, drafting of technical documentation related to the designs, control of construction costs, supervision and coordination of the construction/realisation of the designed projects, urban planning and development, design and urban infrastructure, landscape design, supervision and coordination during the realisation process, design of interiors, furnishing, appraisal services, consulting and technical expertise.
 
MECHANISM CHECKING LICENSE TO PRACTISE
Description Governmental and local public authorities for architecture and urban planning check whether the architect is licensed.
 
ARCHITECT'S LIABILITY
Description  
Source Act 1350 on Architectural Activity
 
INSURANCE
Compulsory No
Description  
 
FEES
Does a fee scale exist? Yes
Compulsory No
Recommended Yes
Published by The Ministry of Environment, Constructions and Territorial Development
Additional notes  
 
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Compulsory Yes
Is it audited? Yes
Organising body/ies The Ministry of Environment, Constructions and Territorial Development
Description The Ministry organises seminars, workshops and courses, which are compulsory.
 
CODE OF ETHICS
Does it exist? Yes
Constituting body The Union of Architects of Republic of Moldova
 
OTHER PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
Are there others who may legally provide similar services to architects? No
Title Competences
   
Other professionals in the provision of architectural services
Title Competences
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER, ENGINEER-TECHNOLOGIST, ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Parts of project according to their speciality.
 
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PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL BODIES
Name of body Competences
   
 
 
Foreign architects
Can a foreign architect practice independently? Yes
 
LAW/S REGULATING PRACTICE
Act 1350 of 2 November 2000 on Architectural Activity
 
REQUIREMENTS
Origin 1 (all origins) Diploma in Architecture and license for practising the profession in the country of origin (to be recognised in Moldova). Inscription in the register and getting license for practising in Moldova.
Origin 2  
Origin 3  
 
PROCEDURE
Inscription in register (Union of Architects) and getting license (The Ministry of Environment, Constructions and Territorial Development).
 
EXPENSES
Registration fees
 
DOCUMENTATION
Origin 1 (all origins) Legalised copy of the diploma and the license of the country of origin.
Origin 2  
Origin 3  

If foreign architects are authorised to work independently, what type of collaboration with national architects is recommended? A foreign architect may work in a joint venture with a local licensed architect. The Moldovan architect takes the responsibility for the activities.
In the event that foreign architects are not authorised to work independently, what is the stipulated formula of collaboration with national architects?  

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