Author: Architektur Instiut Wien


Architectural Geometry

0 Comments 28. January 2014

Baumeister profession – Master builder in EU


Table showing all countries in which this profession is regulated, with the name of the profession as used in the country. By clicking on the name you can access details of the regulated profession with the competent authorities and points of contact. Name of regulated profession Country  Region Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC Baumeister hinsichtlich der […]

Access to the profession in Austria


Access to the profession in Austria Architects – Chartered Engineering Consultants (January 2010) The access to the Austrian profession “Ziviltechniker” (comprises Architects and Chartered Engineering Consultants) is regulated by a federal law called “Ziviltechnikergesetz” (ZTG). To practice as Ziviltechniker , the following qualifications are required: 1. University (Mag. , Dipl.Ing. or Master) or University of […]

Welcome !!!

0 Comments 23. January 2014

I am often asked to sum up what the Department stands for – to produce a ‘mission statement’. In a nutshell the aim is to sustain a close-knit yet diverse intellectual and creative community that excels in design teaching and research. We have particular strengths, such as: a focus on urban and contextual design across […]



About Performance Achievements Facts and figures Priorities About The purpose of EURES is to provide information, advice and recruitment/placement (job-matching) services for the benefit of workers and employers as well as any citizen wishing to benefit from the principle of the free movement of persons. Launched in 1994, EURES is a co-operation network between the European Commission and the Public […]

The Single Market governance cycle


The Single Market has become part of people’s lives, barriers have been brought down and rules simplified. Nevertheless it is not always running as smoothly as it should. To bridge the remaining gaps, a variety of tools have been developed, at EU and Member State level. These tools are put to use at all stages […]

Infringements and case law


  Asserting your rights Example of an infringement procedure Court cases Infringements Asserting your rights If you are having problems getting your professional qualifications recognised in another EU country, the SOLVIT network is there to help. SOLVIT centres (one in each EU country) look for practical solutions to problems encountered by individuals and businesses in connection with […]

The EU Single Market Architects


Architects             To work as an architect in another EU country, you must apply to the authority that oversees the profession in that country, providing proof of your qualifications. The authority must: acknowledge your application within 1 month of receiving it, and ask you missing but necessary documents to process the application […]

Directive 2005/36/EC in practice

0 Comments 24. December 2013

The recognition of professional qualifications is defined in Directive 2005/36/EC. The directive provides for a special scheme for temporary mobility. In such situations, professionals can in principle work on the basis of a declaration made in advance. The directive also applies to professionals wishing to establish themselves in an EU country: as an employed or […]

Harpa wins European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2013


  Harpa, the Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Iceland, is the winner of the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced today. Designed by Henning Larsen Architects, Batteríið Architects and Studio Olafur Eliasson, the building has […]