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In accordance with the law No: 26/2012 governing the profession of Architecture and establishing the Rwanda Institute of Architects, Article 6: Requirements for admission to practice the profession of Architecture in Rwanda, in section 3,4. And Article 8: Admission of legal entities to provide architecture services, and the Article 38: Sanctions imposed on persons who are not members of the Institute. 

 

The following table of membership types is based on the following definitions:

 

  • Student Member: studying for a professional qualification at a validated school.
  • Associate Member: obtained the relevant certified qualifications without the experience of a chartered member (Graduate & Technicians).
  • Chartered Member: fully qualified with a minimum of 1-year professional practice experience.
  • Corporate member: fully qualified chartered member with a minimum of 3 years professional practice experience.
  • Senior corporate member: fully qualified chartered member with a minimum of 5 years professional practice experience.
  • Fellow Member: fully qualified chartered member who has made proven significant contributions to the profession, with a minimum of 10 years of practice.
  • Retired Member: retired having been a fully qualified chartered members for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Honorary member: fully qualified entitled by honor member with a minimum of 5 years professional practice experience.
  • Visiting member/project based: fully qualified foreign chartered member who has made proven / willing to extend significant contributions to the profession, with a minimum of 10 years of practice.
  • Affiliate Member: a local or international professional from a different discipline with a proven interest in the profession.
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