Registration requirements Registration is possible under the following conditions (overview): - Completion of a course of study corresponding to the subject field with a period of at least 4 years of regular study - Complete at least 2 years of practical work under the supervision of an architect, including the presentation of his own work - Proof of compulsory training - residence, professional establishment or place of work in Lower Saxony for registration in the type of employment "free-for-all": -Proof of adequate professional inertial insurance Registration requirements in detail in accordance with Section 5-7 NArchtG: Section 5 Requirements for registration ( 1) A professional title in accordance with Section 1 (1) and an addition in accordance with Section 10 (1) shall be entered in the list of architects on request, 1. has a domicile or professional establishment in Lower Saxony or has his profession in whole or in part, but not only temporarily and occasionally, in Lower Saxony; 2. is capable of performing the professional tasks associated with the professional title in accordance with Paragraph 2 (1) to (6). 2. Registration on the list of architects shall be refused if there are facts showing that the applicant does not have the necessary reliability for the profession. Section 6 Qualification on the basis of a degree and a practical job (1) The ability to be qualified in accordance with Section 5 (1) No. 2 is the right to 1. has successfully completed a course of study at a German university corresponding to the subject area in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 2 and the guidelines on the content of the training (see annex), or 2. has successfully completed a course of study corresponding to the subject subject at a foreign university or at another foreign educational institution equivalent to a course of study referred to in point 1; and thereafter has completed a practical job in this field in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs 3 and 4. (2) 1 In the field of architecture, the standard period of study must be at least four years. (3) 1 The practical work must have been carried out full-time for at least two years, correspondingly longer, on part-time, on the basis of the knowledge, skills and competences acquired during the study of the particular subject area and must have enabled the acquisition of practical professional knowledge, skills and competences in the essential parts of the relevant professional tasks in accordance with Paragraphs 2(1) to (6). 2 It may also have been completed abroad. 3 The practical activity must be demonstrated by the submission of one's own work and by means of documents showing the duration of the activity and the practical knowledge, skills and competences acquired therein. (4) 1 As part of the practical work, at least eight one-day training courses must have been attended in the following areas: 1. public law bases and procedures for planning and construction; 2. civil law bases of planning and construction, 3. Planning and construction practice as well as 4. Cost-effectiveness of planning and construction. 2 For the registration with the professional title "architect" or "architect" the attendance of two events per subject area and for the registration with a different professional title in accordance with Section 1(1) the visit of one event per subject area and four other events is required. 5. 1 For registration with the professional title "architect" or "architect", the practical work must have been additionally completed under the supervision of a professional or a chamber of architects who has supervised that the practical activity corresponds to the first sentence of paragraph 3. 2 For registration with the professional title "architect" or "architect", up to one year of practical work may have already been completed after completing a three-year course of study. 3 The Chamber of Architects may regulate the details of the contents of the practical activity, the requirements for supervision and the documents referred to in paragraph 3 sentence 3 by statute (see link under forms/applications). Section 7 Qualification based on the recognition of a European professional qualification (1) 1 The qualification referred to in Section 5 (1) No. 2 for registration with the professional title "architect" or "architect" also has the ability to 1. in accordance with Annex V No 5.7.1 of Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (OJ No. EU No L 255 p. 22; 2007 No L 271 p. 18; 2008 No L 93 p. 28; 2009 No L 33 p. 49; 2014 No L 305 p. 115), last amended by Commission Delegated Decision (EU) 2016/790 of 7 January 2016 (OJ No. EU No L 134 p. 135), 2. in accordance with Annex VI to Directive 2005/36/EC, where training for the profession of architect began no later than the academic reference year referred to therein, or 3. in accordance with Article 49(2) of Directive 2005/36/EC has. (2) 1 The ability to be qualified in accordance with Section 5 (1) No. 2 also has the right to 1. possesses one or more qualifications required in another Member State of the European Union, another State Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or a State assimilated by agreements in order to obtain permission to take up and pursue the profession there, or 2. has carried out the profession for one year, full-time, or part-time, for one year in a State referred to in point 1, in which that profession is not regulated and is in possession of one or more training certificates issued by the competent authority in a State referred to in point 1, certifying that the proprietor has been prepared to pursue the profession. , if there are no significant differences in the professional qualification resulting from the evidence and the professional qualification referred to in Paragraph 6, or if these differences in accordance with paragraph 6. 2 In the case of registration with the professional title "architect" or "architect", sentence 1 shall apply only if the condition of paragraph 1 is not fulfilled for special and exceptional reasons. (3) Proof of training in accordance with the first sentence of paragraph 2 shall be treated as equivalent to 1. proof of training issued in third countries under the conditions of Article 3(3) of Directive 2005/36/EC; 2. in a State referred to in the first sentence of paragraph 2, point 1, as equivalent, proof of training or totalities of qualifications under the conditions of Article 12(1) of Directive 2005/36/EC; 3. Professional qualifications under the conditions of Article 12(2) of Directive 2005/36/EC. (4) There are significant differences between the proven and the professional qualification required by Paragraph 6 if: 1. the evidence relates to skills, knowledge and competences which differ substantially in terms of content or scope from the skills and knowledge to which the vocational training covered by Paragraph 6 relates; 2. the relevant skills, knowledge and competences are an essential prerequisite for the exercise of the respective profession, and 3. the person to be entered has not compensated for these differences by means of knowledge, skills and competences acquired in the course of their professional practice or through lifelong learning, which have been recognised by a competent body. (5) 1 If the registration cannot take place due to significant differences in accordance with paragraph 4, the Chamber of Architects shall determine the proven professional qualification and the essential differences to the professional qualification required by Paragraph 6 by written decision. 2 The decision shall indicate the level of professional qualifications that have been proven within the meaning of Article 11 of Directive 2005/36/EC, the level required under Paragraph 6 and the reasons why the essential differences cannot be compensated for by qualifications referred to in paragraph 4(3). 3 The decision also determines the compensatory measures under paragraph 6 that can compensate for the main differences. (6) 1 For registration with the professional title "architect" or "architect", the essential differences referred to in paragraph 4 may be compensated by taking an aptitude test; If the training corresponds to the level of qualification in accordance with Article 11(a) of Directive 2005/36/EC, there is no possibility of compensation... by completing an adaptation course of no more than three years or taking an aptitude test at the choice of the person to be entered, if the training corresponds to the level of qualification set out in Article 11(.c, d or e) of Directive 2005/36/EC. 3 If an aptitude test has to be taken in accordance with sentences 1 and 2 nos. 1 and 2, the Chamber of Architects must ensure that the aptitude test can be taken within six months of notification of the decision referred to in paragraph 5. Appendix Guidelines on the training content in accordance with Section 6 Sentence 1 No. 1 NArchtG A. General In the course of studies, the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject area must be sufficiently exploited in relation to the respective professional tasks in accordance with Section 2 of the NArchtG as well as the required professional skills and possible activities. B. Fields I. Specialization in Architecture The study programme must focus mainly on architecture with study content in accordance with Article 46(2) of Directive 2005/36/EC. In it, at least 240 credits must have been earned under the European Credit Transfer System (Credit Points) in the following subject areas. Credit points must have been purchased at least in the number specified in each subject group. 1. Design and Building Theory: 48 Credit Points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Design, design methodology, detail design, building theory, usage planning. 2. Presentation and design: 12 Credit Points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Design basics, performing geometry, ink drawing, painting, sculptural design, model making, photography, CAD, presentation, visual communication. 3. Urban planning, local and regional planning: 6 credit points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Urban planning, urbanplanning, regional planning, landscape planning. 4. General Scientific Basics of Architecture: 6 Credit Points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Building history, art history, architectural theory, building culture, preservation of monuments, political science, sociology. 5. Construction and structural design: 24 credit points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Construction, structural design, strength theory, execution and detail planning. 6. Building Materials, Building Physics and Building Technology: 12 Credit Points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Building materials science, building physics, technical expansion, energy-efficient construction, ecology. 7. Construction Economics and Planning Management: 6 Credit Points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Data processing, surveying, construction, construction, cost and scheduling, project management, facility management. 8. Law and regulations, including, where appropriate, as part of subject groups 1, 3, 5, 6 and 7: 6 credit points The subject area group includes, for example, the subject areas of Planning law, building regulations, private building and architectural law, procurement law, standards and guidelines. If a subject area of subject group 8 is part of subject group 1, 3, 5, 6 or 7, the minimum number of credit points in category 8 shall be reduced and the minimum number of credit points in the other subject group shall be increased accordingly.