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CZECH REPUBLIC
Number of inhabitants 10,216,000
Number of architects 2,921
Index of architects per inhabitant 0.285‰
 
 

Admittance to the profession

EDUCATION

Establishing of education standards or recognition of study plans Yes
Regular supervision by an independent body Yes
Relevant authorities MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Recognised educational centers FACULTIES OF ARCHITECTURE of the CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE, TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF LIBEREC and TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BRNO. SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE of the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS (Prague). ACADEMY OF ARTS, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN. INSTITUTE FOR THE LANSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF THE MENDELOVY UNIVERSITY
Duration of studies 5 years
 
INTERNSHIP
Compulsory Yes
Is it structured and recorded? No
Duration 3 years
 
EXAMINATION
Compulsory examination by an external authority to the education Yes
Examining body Authorisation body officialy nominated by the Ministry
 
TITLE GRANTED
Academic title Varies Authority that grants the academic title Relevant Universities
Job title AUTORIZOVANY ARCHITEKT (Authorised Architect) Authoriry that grants the job title Czech Chamber of Architects
Additional notes Limited admittance to the profession (without authorisation) is also possible.
 
Professional practice
Regulated profession Yes
Inscription in register compulsory Yes
Registering entity CESKA KOMORA ARCHITEKTU (Czech Chamber of Architects)
Law regulating profession Act n║ 360/1992, Building Act and others (Authors' Rights Act and different regulations)
Additional notes  
 
ARCHITECT'S COMPETENCES
Description Conception design and realisation of all kinds of buildings, including the management and the supervision. Town and regional planning, Interior design, Landscape architecture.
 
MECHANISM CHECKING LICENSE TO PRACTISE
Description All documentation that is presented for the building permit must be authorised by the official stamp.
 
ARCHITECT'S LIABILITY
Description Individual
Source Act 360/1992
 
INSURANCE
Compulsory Yes
Description Basic insurance is included in the membership at the Czech Chamber of Architects
 
FEES
Does a fee scale exist? Yes
Compulsory No
Recommended Yes
Published by Ceska Komora Architektu (Czech Chamber of Architects)
Additional notes  
 
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Compulsory No
Is it audited? No
Organising body/ies Ceska Komora Architektu (Czech Chamber of Architects)
Description Recommended, under permanent development
 
CODE OF ETHICS
Does it exist? Yes
Constituting body Ceska Komora Architektu (Czech Chamber of Architects)
 
OTHER PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
Are there others who may legally provide similar services to architects? Yes
Title Competences
CIVIL ENGINEER Transport constructions, bridges, statics and dynamics of the constructions, installations, geotechnics, etc.
Other professionals in the provision of architectural services
Title Competences
ENGINEERS, SURVEYORS, CONSULTANTS Engineering services, Quantity surveying
 
ADDITIONAL NOTES
 
 
PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL BODIES
Name of body Competences
CESKA KOMORA ARCHITEKTU (Czech Chamber of Architects) Authorisation for the exercise, Register, supervision and defense of the profession
 
 
Foreign architects
Can a foreign architect practice independently? No
 
LAW/S REGULATING PRACTICE
Act 360/1992
 
REQUIREMENTS
Origin 1  
Origin 2  
Origin 3  
 
PROCEDURE
 
 
EXPENSES
500 CZK for the authorisation to practice with a local architect
 
DOCUMENTATION
Origin 1 Personal identification, diploma in architecture, examination in czech language
Origin 2  
Origin 3  

If foreign architects are authorised to work independently, what type of collaboration with national architects is recommended?  
In the event that foreign architects are not authorised to work independently, what is the stipulated formula of collaboration with national architects? Collaboration with a local architect, that has to be authorised by the Czech Chamber of Architects.

ADDITIONAL NOTES
 

Useful addresses
┐ESK┴ KOMORA ARCHITEKT┐
Josefskß 34/6
11800  Praha 1
Tel: 420-257535034, 257532186
Fax: 420-2-257532285
e-mail: cka@cka.cc
URL: http://www.cka.cc
 

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