The Canberra Accord recognizes the similarity of professional architecture degrees between the accreditation agencies of:

The Accord may help facilitate licensure across borders by recognizing degrees accredited by one of these agencies as significantly comparable to degrees accredited by other signatory agencies.

Please note: Holding a degree from a university accredited by one of the signatory agencies does not necessarily satisfy the education requirement in the United States. Through the Canberra Accord, applicants may qualify for certain credits and accelerated EESA processing.

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