RIBA Associate Membership

Associate Membership

As an RIBA Associate Member you will have access to a range of professional services and resources that will help you develop your career, whether you are working towards becoming a fully qualified architect, and RIBA Chartered Member, or if you are planning to follow an alternative profession in construction, design or related fields.


Qualify for membership
The RIBA Associate Member category is for individuals who have the following qualifications and experience:

  • has passed RIBA recognised Parts 1 and 2 examinations in architecture (or an examination approved by Council as providing exemption) – or
  • has been awarded an architectural qualification consisting of a minimum of five years of academic study which is listed in the European Union Directive (2005/36/EC), and is currently working towards the 5 years post-qualification professional experience required for RIBA Chartered Membership.

If you are eligible to apply, find out how to apply


More information
To find out more about becoming an RIBA Associate Member, download further information, or contact the RIBA Membership Services team on +44(0)20 7307 3800 or email membership.services@riba.org.  

You will find information about schools of architecture with RIBA-validated courses at the President's Medals website.

Top of page