City Planner List Registration
The terms architect, interior designer and interior designer, landscape architect and landscape architect as well as urban planner and urban planner are protected professional titles. Only those who register with the Chamber of Architects are entitled to use these professional titles. This is only possible in Brandenburg if the applicant has successfully completed a course of study with at least four years of standard period of study in the relevant discipline, then can prove a two-year practical activity in the relevant field of study and has taken further training. Graduates who have started studying interior design, landscape architecture or urban planning before 1 July 2016 only have to provide proof of a vocational university degree after a standard period of study of at least three years.
With examination of the certificate of competence: Certified copy of the university certificate and the university certificate (or an equivalent educational institution within the meaning of § 4 BbgArchG) Proof of standard period of study for Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes Official translation of the aforementioned documents (for foreign degrees) Certificate according to the EU Professional Recognition Directive Higher education degrees that differ substantially from the requirements of a German degree can be aligned by compensatory measures; Details in § 4 paragraphs 4 and 5 BbgArchG. Proof of two years of professional experience in the requested field of study since the technical or university degree; Graduates of the field of architecture who have started their professional internship after 15.10.2018 must have completed their professional internship under the supervision of a registered architect. Training certificates - one proof each on the subject areas: Public Construction Law Private construction law Construction Practice Cost-effectiveness of planning the construction Management and Communication Proof of employment contract in the case of employment or employment in the public sector Proof of sufficient professional indemnity insurance for freelance or commercial activity Registration certificate for the main residence in the state of Brandenburg or proof of predominant employment in the state of Brandenburg Copy of deposit receipt Without examination of the certificate of competence: Proof of sufficient professional indemnity insurance for freelance or commercial activity Registration certificate for the main residence in the state of Brandenburg or proof of the place of business/establishment in the state of Brandenburg or proof of predominant employment in the state of Brandenburg Copy of deposit receipt
The form for entry in the list of architects and urban planners can be found at the Brandenburg Chamber of Architects at: https://www.ak-brandenburg.de/mitglieder/formulare Online procedure possible: no Written form required. yes
In accordance with § 4 (1) BbgArchG, a person is entered in the list of architects/urban planners who is qualified to fulfil the professional tasks in the respective field of study as an architect in accordance with § 3 BbgArchG and has its principal place of business in the Land of Brandenburg or pursues its establishment of professional activity or its predominant professional occupation. has successfully completed a course of study corresponding to the respective field of study with at least three years (start of studies before 01.07.2016) or four years of standard period of study at a German university, college, university of applied sciences or equivalent educational institution in accordance with the guidelines on training content regulated in the annex to this regulation, has then carried out at least two years of practical activity in the respective field of study, and in the case of a freelance or commercial activity for third parties has a professional indemnity insurance according to § 10 BbgArchG.
The entry in the city planner list takes place without examination of the qualifications, if a deletion from the city planner list is not more than two years ago and there is no reason for refusal.
Further information on the registration procedure can be obtained from the office of the Brandenburg Chamber of Architects or at:
Registration shall be made upon written request. Download the application on the website of the Chamber of Architects and fill it out Submit the application and other required documents in writing The Chamber of Architects shall acknowledge receipt of the documents and certificates to the applicant within one month and, if necessary, inform him of the documents and certificates that are missing. A decision on the application shall be taken within three months of receipt of the complete dossier. The registration committee decides on the entry in the list of architects. The Registration Committee shall consist of the Chairperson or Chairpersons and the required number of assessors. The Registration Committee shall decide on the composition of the person chairing or representing him and four possessors, of whom at least two must belong to the applicant's specialisation.
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Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Planning
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