Along with the plenary sessions led by prestigious speakers, the UIA Member Sections and Working Bodies will present their activities and initiatives through exhibitions and seminars.
Member Sections and Working Bodies who have reserved a stand before 15 January are invited to confirm their participation using the form they have received.
Confirmation deadline: 15 March.
Please note that the access to the Webshop will be granted to you once the form has been completed and returned.
Keynote speakers will provide inspiration and guidance on how architecture and the built environment can contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Bjarke Ingels (Founder BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group)
- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Award-winning writer & feminist)
- Chris Downey (architect & founder, Architecture for the Blind)
- Christian Benimana (Senior Principal, MASS Design Group & Director of the African Design Centre)
- Elizabeth Time (Founder & Director of Design, Office of Office)
- Francis Kéré (Founder & Principal, Kéré Architecture, Pritzker Prize winner)
- Jim Hagemann Snabe (Chairman, Siemens, World Economic Forum Trustee)
- Kunle Adeyemi (Founder & Principal, NLÉ)
- Maria P. Neira (WHO Director, Department of Environmental, Climate Change and Health)
- Mette Skjold (CEO, SLA)
- Partha Dasgupta (Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge)
Click here to see the Speakers’ page
The preliminary programme is now available here.
The themes that will be covered include:
Registration is now open for UIA2023CPH.
All registration fees include access to the entire congress programme, the congress exhibition and coffee breaks. Please note that lunch is not included but will be available for purchase (vegetarian meals only).
For now, you can only register for the UIA World Congress of Architects CPH 2023. You will be notified when it’s time to register for more events, tours, the Congress Dinner etc.
Early bird registration (Before and on March 31st 2023):
- Delegate: 450 €
- Student: 70 €
- Fellowship Architect*: 110 €
- Fellowship Student*: free
- Accompanying person: 175 €
- Congress Dinner: 50 €
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*Fellowship: The UIA World Congress of Architects CPH 2023 supports attendance from lower-middle income countries as listed by the World Bank and offers 100 fellowships for students and 100 fellowships for architects. Students who receive a fellowship are entitled to a free registration for the entire congress. Fellowship architects are entitled to a discount of 75% on the registration fee for the congress.
The number of Fellowships given was limited. The fellowship application deadline was 15 January 2023.
The UIA World Congress of Architects CPH 2023 supports attendance from lower-middle income countries* as listed by the World Bank and offers 100 fellowships for students and 100 fellowships for architects.
Students who receive a fellowship are entitled to a free registration for the entire congress and budget accommodation for 4 nights waived (hostel).
Fellowship architects are entitled to a discount of 75% on the registration fee for the congress.
Priority will be given to applicants who are contributing to the World Congress programme (such as abstract submitter, panelist or speaker). Furthermore age and gender of applicants will be considered to ensure a balanced distribution of the fellowships.
The fellowship application deadline was 15 January 2023.
*Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Rep, Cote D’ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao Pdr, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank And Gaza, Zimbabwe.
Please apply for a visa at least two months before the congress as the application process may take up to 8 weeks.
Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation in order to obtain a visa shall inform the secretariat about this via the online registration system. Please have your passport number ready.
Please note that official letters of invitation can only be given to individuals who have registered and paid the registration fee for the congress.
Please note that the congress secretariat cannot fill out the application for you, but only provide an invitation letter.
Countries with visa requirements
Please click here to see the list of countries with or without a visa requirement
Which visa to apply for
When attending a scientific event such as the UIA World Congress of Architects CPH 2023, you should apply for short term visa to “cultural visits”.
How to apply
Please click here to learn how to apply and which documents you will need to apply.
Please check the visa application centre, VFS’ website for available appointments before submitting your online visa application on this website.
You might have to wait several weeks for an appointment, if the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark requires you to make an appointment with a visa application centre in your country.
Hotel rooms of different categories have been reserved for the congress delegates. More information and booking link will be available on this website from November 2022.
Please, be aware that there might be various websites falsely claiming to represent the UIA World Congress of Architects CPH 2023 with regards to accommodation for the UIA World Congress in Copenhagen.
To reserve accommodation, we recommend using the official housing agency for the congress, CAP Partner, to book rooms for the UIA World Congress of Architects CPH 2023 via the Congress website.