The Relationship between Competences of Architectural Education and Architect Role for Professional Practice in Egypt

Document Type : Original Article


Architecture department, faculty of engineering, kafr elshiekh university, kafr elsheikh, egypt


The quality of architectural education and its relationship to professional practice is one of the important issues. Therefore, the research studied the most important quality standards approved for architecture by the competent authorities represented by the Quality Assurance Authority in Egypt, which is affiliated with the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities and how the transformation of learning outcomes took place. In NARS 2009 to learning competencies NARS2018, as well as the international standards for architectural education issued by the International Union of Architects (UIA), then the most important courses taught by students of architecture during the study years were determined and the core courses were relied on, which are the focus of the study in the departments of architecture in Egyptian public universities, the role of Architects identified by the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers as responsible for regulating the professional practice of architects, and then a questionnaire was made for the participants in this system, starting with the architectural student, the architecture teacher, graduates and members of the Syndicate of Engineers, to find out the suitability of the courses studied in the departments of architecture to architect role In an attempt to determine the extent of compatibility between architectural education and professional practice in Egypt, and the research reached a set of reliable results to develop plans for improving academic subjects, through which a higher percentage of the required competencies can be achieved, as well as assisting the architect in performing the role required of him in professional practice.


Volume 45, Issue 2
Vol. 45, No.2 issued on 2/4/2022 in 4 Parts: Part (1) Electrical Engineering, Part (2) Mechanical Engineering, Part (3): Civil Engineering, Part (4) Architectural Engineering.
April 2022
Pages 225-234