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An introduction to the profession

What is a Perit?

The title of “perit” is the official title given to warranted architects, and civil (or structural) engineers. The term is of Italian origin, generically meaning “expert”.  For a long time, the title has been in use, within the construction industry, to refer to the person knowledgeable on, and responsible for, the design and construction of buildings or other works. Read more

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How to become a Perit

In Malta, the route to the professional status of perit, that is architect or civil engineer, is regulated by the Periti Act, Chap.390 of the Laws of Malta. The Act defines the academic training requirements in conformity with Article 46 Para. 1 of the European Commission Directive 2005/36/EC, for the title of architect in Europe, the minimum academic training for civil engineers, and the professional traineeship requirements. Read more

Latest News

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CIR 18/20 | UK withdrawal from the European Union

Communication relayed from the Architects' Council of Europe   The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. A Transition Period was agreed, running from 31 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 – during which time,…
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CIR 17/20 | World Architecture Day 2020 – Towards a Better Urban Future

Dear Perit, Today, the Kamra tal-Periti joins its European and global counterparts in celebrating World Architecture Day, which this year is based on the theme “Towards a Better Urban Future”. In 1986, the International Union of Architects…
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CIR 16/20 | Various Updates

Through this Circular, the Council of the Kamra tal-Periti would like to bring to your attention a number of matters, as follows: 1. Call for Court Experts The Courts of Justice are in the process of renewing the list of architects and civil…