Medicine Specialization

PACKET III MEDICINE SPECIALISATION

Physicians with degrees from non-EU countries need a license to practice their profession as well as physicians trained in Germany.


Those who have advanced to a specialist for a specific area of specialization also require recognition of their foreign specialized medical training.


WE WILL HELP YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS

FIRST

THEN

WHY GERMANY

The Rise  in the number of working foreign doctors

 

  • 41.658 foreign doctors in 2016.
  • The number of foreign physicians in 1993 was 10275.
  • From 2015 to 2016, there was an increase in foreign doctors by almost 10 percent from 2.943 to 4.117 foreign doctors.

The Ability to find a satisfying Job


In hospitals, generally as an employee in their own medical practice

The starting salary for an employee in large group practices is around 49.000 euro, which is around 60.000 dollars per year.

Doctors are paid more than graduates of any other academic discipline.

List of the doctors income in Germany in 2018


LEVEL 1

LEVEL 2

LEVEL 3

LEVEL 4

LEVEL 5

LEVEL 6

ASSISTANT DOCOTOR

4,402

4,651

4,830

5,139

5,507

5,658

SPECIALIST


5,810

6,297

6,725

6,974

7,218

7,462

CHIEF RESIDENT

7,277

7,705

8,317




CHIEF SENIOR POSITION

8,561

9,173




Figures in Euro

The Development of working Foreign Doctors

Country of origin of foreign doctors in Germany

Most of the growth was actually from Syria in 2016 with 746 more doctors.

Accourding to VISA Law § 17a

You are allowed to find a job in your major and work during your education

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Very good Knowledge in German C1 / C2
  • Approbation
  • Working permit

Country of origin

Number of doctors in Germany

Change 2016 %

Romania

4285

+5,5

Greece

3118

+3,3

Syria

2895

+34,7

Australia

2600

+1

Russia

2075

+5,5

Polland

2038

+2,6

percentage and number of Foreign doctors in Germany in 2016

Specialized medicine in Germany

Specialized medicine in Germany will not be studied at the university.


Duration: 5 to 6 years

Place: clinic of the university

Working as assistant doctor


APPROBATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Five courses in German:   A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1
  • Each course consists of 100 – 200 hours.
  • Finishing A1 – B1 in Lebanon.
  • Finishing  B2 – C1 in Germany.
  • Finishing  B2-Medizin – C1-Medizin in Germany.
  • C1 exam at medical chamber.

All applicants with 6 years General or specialized medicine from outside Germany need to make approbation in Germany.

There are two kinds of approbation:

One to one approbation:


The education from most EU Countries will be recognized as being equivalent  to the German medical education and the applicant aquires the approbation.


Approbation equivalent to the German medical education system:


The education from non EU countries will be tested according to the equivalency. If your education is not equivalent to the German system, than you get a job search permit for two years. In these 2 years you have to make the Gleichwertigkeitsprüfung (equivalency exams for approbation).


3 VISA TYPES

Visa for Medicine Specialization


Requirements:

  • Motivation letter
  • General Medicine certificate
  • Permission from university clinic
  • Job permit
  • Language min. B2
  • Approbation or prove of applying for the approbation.
  • Financial proof

Visa for Recognition of Medical Qualifications Besheid (§ 17 a)


Requirements:

  • Letter from approbation office about differences in recognition
  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • General Medicine certificate
  • Registration for B2 and C1 in Germany
  • Job permit
  • Language min. B1
  • Financial Proof


Advantages

  • Visa for 18 Months
  • No need for Permission of practicing the profession from Germany
  • Saving time and costs in approbation


Disadvantage

  • A Bank account 14.400 dollar
  • B1 Certificate

Working Permit Visa


Requirements:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • General Medicine certificate
  • Job permit
  • Address
  • Language min. B1 (recommendable)
  • Approbation or permission of practicing the profession from Germany.
  • Financial proof 8640  Euro


Advantages

  • No need of a Bank account 14.400 dollar
  • No need of B1


Disadvantages

  • Visa for 7 Months
  • Abbility to get one more year according to §17 a 4, if you found a job in Germany.
  • Need for permission of practicing the profession from Germany
  • Stress in Germany


OUR SERVICES

Applying for working permit

Applying for Gästarzt position or Trainee

Working plan and follow up

Applying for approbation and follow up.

CV and motivation letter

Post Services

Finding a correct language school for medicine students and preparation courses

Helping in opening account in Germany

Translation and Legitimation

Helping in applying to the visa

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