Junior Architect - State Exam

Admission Requisites

You can register for the Junior Architect State Exam if you have one of the following degrees:

  • Class 4, 8 (DM 509/99), L-17, L-7, L-23 (DM 270/04)
  • Bachelors in Construction, Materials for the Maintenance of Ancient and Modern Structures
  • All degrees that allow holders to work as Architects – Section A.

PLEASE NOTE: as per Ministerial Decree 661/2020 the Second Session of the State Exams 2020 will be delivered remotely as a single oral test. See DR 2433/2020 for further details on the modalities and the digital platform used.

State Exam

The State examination provides for the following tests (Art. 18 DPR 328/01):
a) a practical test consisting of the graphic development of an existing project or the visual survey and graphic drafting of an architectural detail;
b) a written test concerning the economic-quantitative evaluation of the practical test;
c) a second written test consisting of a theme or graphic test in the subjects characterising the training course;
d) an oral test in the subjects covered by the written tests and in legislation and professional ethics.


If you have never been enrolled at Sapienza University of Rome you must register on the Infostud portal, you will receive a matriculation number and password to access the system and register for the exam.
If you have graduated or enrolled in a study course at this university (including admission tests, masters, specialization, doctorate), you are already registered and therefore have a matriculation number and password. 

a) access the Infostud system with matriculation number and password
b) verify in your PROFILE that they are updated PERSONAL DATA - PHONE NUMBERS - UNIVERSITY TITLES. Make sure your email address is working correctly; it is the only official way to access the online exam.
c) return to home
d) enter in STATE EXAMS
e) Submit Application and follow the steps listed:
    1 PERSONAL DATA - the fields are already filled out
    2 SESSIONS SEARCH - enter the profession for which you want to take the qualifying exam
    3 DECLARATIONS OF TITLES - put the flag on the valid qualification to take the exam in the chosen profession. If you do not find your qualification among the options provided, send an e-mail to the Segreteria esami di Stato which will have the missing title inserted in the Infostud system. You will be able, after a few days, to complete the procedure. If you are a graduating student and the educational qualification is present, put the flag on graduating student;

4 INTERNSHIP DECLARATION - enter the data relating to the internship (for the professions that require it)
     5 DECLARATION OF ENABLEMENTS - enter, if you have one, a previous authorization from those valid for exemption from one or more tests or put the flag on "I do not declare the qualification"
     6 SUMMARY AND PRINTING QUESTION RECEIVED - forwards the application and prints the receipt
We advise you to use a computer and not a mobile device (smartphone, tablet etc.) in order to properly sign up.
Registration via web and payment of fees for the first 2020 session must be made: from May 27, 2020, to June 22, 2020 based on your tax situation

Registration on Infostud and the online Google application form must be completed between September 30, 2020 and October 16,  2020.

Applicants must keep the payment receipt and produce it if requested. 

  Please note:

• online registration only without the submission of payments requested by the scheduled dates does not constitute examination registration; therefore it will be the Office's responsibility to proceed with the removal of the non-completed entries;
• payment of the fees only without entering the online application does not constitute examination registration;

NB: All candidates are admitted to the examination with reserve: the Administration will subsequently exclude the candidates who, following verification, are not in possession of the qualifications required for admission or who have improperly declared to be in possession of a previous qualification which, according to the law, gives the right to the exemption of one or more exams. In the event that the candidate, during the course of registration, has entered false and misleading declarations, relevant for the purposes of admission to the examination or exemption of one or more exams, without prejudice to the penal sanctions referred to in the art. 76 of the D.P.R. 445/2000, will automatically expire automatically from the right to participate in the State Examination, and in the event that the tests have already been completed, the same will be canceled and the fees paid by the interested party will not be reimbursed.

Second session 2020

  • I Commission (A - I)


first test: November 23, 2020

Prof. Cherubini Roberto
Prof. Turco Maria Grazia, Prof. Arbizzani Eugenio, Dott. Pulcini Giorgio, Dott. Busiri Vici Leonardo, Dott.ssa Renzi Ombretta, Dott. Salvini Silvio, Dott. Moretti Mario, Dott. Sciandivasci Andrea, Dott. Aymonino Francesco.

Administrative Secretary: Mrs Daniela Paolozzi

  • II Commission (J - Z)

first test November 23, 2020


Prof.ssa Nencini Dina
Prof.ssa Del Monaco Anna, Prof. Ribichini Luca, Prof. Monaco Antonello, Dott. Panetta Vito Rocco, Dott. Loria Giuseppe, Dott. Cutillo Giovanni, Dott. Cardoli Daniele, Dott.ssa Mutschlechner Maria Luisa, Dott. Rocchi Marco.

Administrative Secretary: Dr Dionino Zappacosta

Candidates with disabilities and additional time

Candidates with disabilities who need a carer, aid, assistance or extra time during the exam (as per law 104/92), must submit:

Titles obtained abroad

Foreign academic titles have no legal value in Italy; therefore, if they are to be used in our country to access the State Exams, it is necessary to ask for their recognition (except for specific agreements between Italy and other States on the recognition of titles/qualifications).
The interested parties must send the application for equivalence to the Ministry of University and Research following article 5 of Law no. 148 of 11 July 2002.
In order to participate in the State Exams, the interested parties must bring a copy of the Ministerial Decree of Equivalence to the State Exams Sector.

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