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NORWAY
Number of inhabitants 4,469,000
Number of architects 3,800
Index of architects per inhabitant 0.850‰
 
 

Admittance to the profession

EDUCATION

Establishing of education standards or recognition of study plans Yes
Regular supervision by an independent body No
Relevant authorities  
Recognised educational centers ARKITEKTHØGSKOLEN I OSLO (State School independent from the University), FAKULTET FOR ARKITEKTUR OG BILLEDKUNST (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), BERGEN ARKITEKT SKOLE (Bergen School of Architecture, independent and private).
Duration of studies 5 years.
 
INTERNSHIP
Compulsory Yes
Is it structured and recorded? No
Duration 20 weeks.
 
EXAMINATION
Compulsory examination by an external authority to the education No
Examining body  
 
TITLE GRANTED
Academic title SIVILARKITEKT Authority that grants the academic title Universities
Job title ARKITEKT Authoriry that grants the job title  
Additional notes  
 
Professional practice
Regulated profession No
Inscription in register compulsory No
Registering entity  
Law regulating profession  
Additional notes  
 
ARCHITECT'S COMPETENCES
Description All architectonical work, design, landscape.
 
MECHANISM CHECKING LICENSE TO PRACTISE
Description None.
 
ARCHITECT'S LIABILITY
Description 3 years after realisation.
Source Contractual, for individual fault.
 
INSURANCE
Compulsory No
Description Compulsory for the members of the Norske Arkitekters Landsforbund (max. 9 millions NOK).
 
FEES
Does a fee scale exist? No
Compulsory No
Recommended No
Published by  
Additional notes Fee scales are forbidden by the Norwegian Law.
 
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Compulsory Yes
Is it audited? No
Organising body/ies  
Description Compulsory only for the members of the Norske Arkitekters Landsforbund: 35 hours per year.
 
CODE OF ETHICS
Does it exist? Yes
Constituting body NORSKE ARKITEKTERS LANDSFORBUND (National Association of Norwegian Architects)
 
OTHER PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
Are there others who may legally provide similar services to architects? Yes
Title Competences
EVERYBODY  
Other professionals in the provision of architectural services
Title Competences
   
 
ADDITIONAL NOTES
 
 
PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL BODIES
Name of body Competences
NORSKE ARKITEKTERS LANDSFORBUND (National Association of Norwegian Architects) NAL is an independent organisation of architects who with an approved degree in architecture from a Norwegian or foreign school.
NORGES PRAKTISERENDE ARKITEKTER (Association of Practicising Architects of Norway) Fees, contracts, insurances.
ARKITEKTENES FAGFORBUND (AFAG) Salary and job conditions.
 
 
Foreign architects
Can a foreign architect practice independently? Yes
 
LAW/S REGULATING PRACTICE
None.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Origin 1  
Origin 2  
Origin 3  
 
PROCEDURE
 
 
EXPENSES
 
 
DOCUMENTATION
Origin 1  
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?  

ADDITIONAL NOTES
 

Useful addresses
NORSKE ARKITEKTERS LANDSFORBUND
Josefines gate 34
0351  Oslo
Tel: 47-23 33 25 00
Fax: 47-23 33 25 01
e-mail: nal@mnal.no
URL: www.arkitektur.no
NORGES PRAKTISERENDE ARKITEKTER
Josefines gate 34
0351  Oslo
Tel: 47-23 33 25 00
Fax: 47-23 33 25 01
ARKITEKTENES FAGFORBUND
Josefines gate 34
0351  Oslo
Tel: 47-23 33 25 00
Fax: 47-23 33 25 00
 

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