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Architecte (Luxembourg)

  • Generic name of profession

    harmonised training required here:
    Architect training (Article 46 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Architect (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Loi du 2 septembre 2011 réglementant l’accès aux professions d’artisan, de commerçant, d’industriel ainsi qu’à certaines professions libérales. Loi du 13 décembre 1989 portant organisation des professions d’architecte et d'ingénieur-conseil. Règlement grand-ducal du 17 juin 1992 déterminant la déontologie des architectes et des ingénieurs- conseils. Loi modifiée du 28 octobre 2016 relative à la reconnaissance des qualifications professionnelles.
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    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Architect listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    L’activité libérale consistant à créer et à composer une oeuvre de construction, d’urbanisme ou d’aménagement du territoire, à établir les plans d’une telle oeuvre, à faire la synthèse et l’analyse des activités diverses participant à la réalisation de l’oeuvre. Le champ d’activité de l’architecte inclut celui de l’architecte-paysagiste et de l’architecte d’intérieur.


    Liberal activity of creating and composing designs of constructions, town-and-country planning, establishing plans of those projects, overviewing and analysing the execution of the project. The scope of an architecte includes the activities of a landscape architect and of an interior and spatial designer.

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