Bodies promoting interior architecture as a profession and assuring the quality of the professional practice according to the “European Charter of Interior Architectural Training”, for example registration bodies for interior architects or research institutes. They have no right to vote and pay a membership fee as defined by the general assembly on the recommendation of the board of directors.
Schools offering courses in interior architecture or interior design in compliance with the “European Charter of Interior Architectural Training”. They will become ECIA Educational Members after an assessment procedure by ECIA peers. The ECIA board approves recognition for a period of maximum 5 years. The assessment procedure should be repeated every 5 years for continuing the membership.