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Urbanist (Romania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Town planner / Town and Country Planner
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Town planner/ Town and County Planner (EN)
    Urbaniste / Specialiste agree de l' amenagement du territoire (FR)
    Stadtplaner (DE)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Decision no. 101 of 29 July 2010 on the approval of the Regulation on acquiring the right to sign and seal urban and spatial planning documents the Regulation on organizing and functioning of the Romanian Register of Urban Planners

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    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :

    National Law no.200/2004 on the recognition of the diplomas and professional qualifications for regulated professions and the Decision no.101/2010 on the approval of the Regulation on acquiring to sign and seal urban and spatial planning documents and the Regulation on the organisation and operation of the Romanian Register of Urban Planners

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS4 - Diploma of post-secondary level (exactly 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Domeniul de activitate al urbanistului se refera la dezvoltarea urbana si teritoriala, grupsnd practici diverse de planificare spațială integrată ( la nivel local, regional și național), în proiectare, administrație publică, management și expertiza, operațiuni urbane, management de proiect, cercetare, comunicare de urbanism in spatiu public, realizarea de studii cu caracter prospectiv si in formare profesională.


    The urban planner’s activity domain refers to urban and territorial development by grouping various integrated spatial planning practices (at the local, regional and national level) in urban design, public administration, management and expertise, urban operations, project management, research, communication in the public space, prospective studies and in professional training.


    Le domaine d’activité de l’urbaniste se rapporte au développement urbain et territorial, en groupant de diverses pratiques de planification spatiale integrée (au niveau local, regional et national) dans la realisation de projets, l’administration publique, le management et l’expertise, les opérations urbaines, le management de project, la recherche, la communication d’urbanisme dans l’espace public, la réalisation des études prospectives et dans la formation professionnelle.

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