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Ingeniero agrónomo (Spain)

  • Generic name of profession

    Agronomist / agricultural engineer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Ingeniero agrónomo
    Agricultural engineer (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    • Law 2/1974, of February 13th on Professional Associations.
    • RD 2716/1982, of September 24th regulating the general statutes of Professional Associations of Agricultural Engineers and its General Council.
    • RD 1246/1998, of June 19th amending RD 2716/1982 of September 24th, 1982.
    • Law 38/1999, of November 5th on Construction Planning.
    • Law 2/2007, of March 15th on Professional Societies.
    • RD 1393/2007, of October 29th establishing the organisation of university studies.
    • RD 1837/2008, of November 8th incorporating Directives 2005/36/EC and 2006/100/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications into Spanish legislation.
    • Order CIN/325/2009, of February 9th establishing the verification requirements of official university degrees, qualifying for the professional exercise of agricultural engineers.
    • Law 17/2009, of November 23rd on the free access to service activities and the exercise thereof.
    • Law 25/2009, of December 22nd amending various laws on the free access to service activities and the exercise thereof.
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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title


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

    General system of recognition – primary application

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    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:

    Asesoría, análisis, diseño, cálculo, proyecto, planificación, dirección, gestión, construcción, mantenimiento, conservación y explotación en el sector agrario (explotaciones agrícolas y ganaderas, industrias de transformación y alimentarias…), infraestructura de transporte, recursos hidráulicos y energéticos, edificación, construcción y estructuras, urbanismo y ordenación territorio, estudios y proyectos prevención y control integrado contaminación, regadíos, edificios e instalaciones agropecuarias, edificios e instalaciones agroalimentarias, ingeniería de procesos, estudios viabilidad, planificación de producción, dirección y gestión empresa agropecuaria, estudios y valoraciones, estudios y proyectos medio ambiente y recursos naturales, biotecnología, estudios y proyectos de seguridad y salud, sanidad vegetal, geomática


    Consultancy, analysis, design, calculation, project, planning, managing, construction, maintenance, conservation and exploitation in the agricultural sector (agricultural exploitation and livestock farming, food processing industries), transport infrastructure, water and energy resources, construction and structures, city and country planning, studies and projects on integrated pollution prevention and control, irrigation systems, buildings and facilities for livestock farming, buildings and facilities for agro-food industry, process engineering, feasibility studies, production planning, farm business management, studies and assessments, environmental and natural resource studies and projects, biotechnology, health and safety studies and projects, plant health, geomatics

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