Professional recognition for international health care professionals

With courses, comprising the sections of both general and professional language as well as specialized healthcare and medical knowledge, we prepare international doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nursing staff for all the necessary tests on the way to professional recognition.

All course offers:

Free registration for qualification program


For those interested:
Explore the FIA course program

For the curious:
Discover FIA consulting and service offers

  • Winner announcement: FIA Health Award 2024

    We are pleased to announce the winners of the FIA Health Award 2024: The award goes to the Dental Students' Scientific Association of Egypt (DSSA), represented by Mr. Mohamed Mostafa and Ms. Donia Tarek, for their innovative concept of a mobile app that connects healthcare facilities for waste reduction, recycling, and resource efficiency.

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  • NEW: Preparation for the professional knowledge test on a part-time basis (extra occupational)

    Our first part-time course to prepare foreign doctors for the professional knowledge test alongside one‘s job will start on July 1, 2024.

    Take advantage of the benefits:

    • Prepare for the professional knowledge test alongside your work
    • 600 teaching units, qualified lecturers and comprehensive teaching materials
    • The course can be fully funded by the employment agency or jobcenter

    Detailed course information and registration »

  • FIA info events: professional recognition in Germany

    Dear potential participant,

    Register here for our free virtual info events (registration possible in German/English). You will receive an e-mail from us confirming the date as well as a link to participate via web browser (you do not need to install software).

    Topics: qualification programs, visa, professional licensing, housing, funding

    Languages: Arabic, English, German, French

    Dates for potential participant from abroad:

    • July 17, 2024 (English)
    • July 24, 2024 (French)
    • August 14, 2024 (Arabic)
    • August 21, 2024 (English)
    • August 28, 2024 (French)
    • September 11, 2024 (Arabic)
    • September 18,  2024 (English)
    • September 25, 2024 (French)
    • October 9, 2024 (Arabic)
    • October 16, 2024 (English)
    • October 23, 2024 (French)

    Dates for potential participants from Germany:

    • August 7, 2024 (German)
    • September 4, 2024 (German)
    • October 2024 2, (German)

    All information sessions will take place from 15:00 - 16:30 (CEST).

  • ÖSD certified language test B2

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    At the Freiburg location, the FIA offers certified ÖSD German B2 tests. The language certificates issued by the ÖSD examination center are recognized in the visa and recognition procedure.

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  • Course dates

    In our course calendar you will find all dates of our courses at a glance or sorted by profession and/or location.

    Click here for the course dates »

Success is no coincidence:
Why FIA is the right choice for you

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Qualified teaching personnel

Our courses are held by qualified language teachers as well as by specialist lecturers and professors.

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Innovative teaching concepts

Practical training in realistic situations drawn from everyday work life in professional language teaching.

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Comprehensive funding opportunities

Our certified courses are funded by the Employment Agency, Jobcenters or the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF).

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Consultation on all aspects of the recognition process

We provide detailed information on all topics of professional recognition, job search and further education in Germany.

Participant feedback

Success stories of foreign doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nursing staff – what our graduates report about the Freiburg International Academy.

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Mann im Hintergrund tippt auf ein virtuelles AZAV-Siegel

For sponsors:

AZAV certification & quality management

High quality of our products and offers is one of our most important business goals.

The management of the Freiburg International Academy is fully committed to always placing our customers, their needs and wishes at the center of corporate activities. As customers we understand both, international health care professionals as well as clinics and medical institutions in Germany (employers) ...

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Frau am Konferenztisch tippt auf ein virtuelle Netzwerk

For cooperation partners:

Networking together

Partnership based on common goals as well as a broad network of cooperation partners and supporting institutions are of central importance to the Freiburg International Academy.

Through our cooperation with established partners from various countries, we would like to offer our interested parties and course participants a comprehensive range of services in order to facilitate their integration into the professional environment and to improve patient care in German clinics and hospitals ...

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Eine Ärztin gratuliert einem Arzt, das Krankenhauspersonal klatscht im Hintergrund

For employers:

Become familiar and achieving goals

A constant exchange of expertise with you as an employer is essential for us. We look forward to your questions, suggestions and experience reports and will respond to your concerns individually.

We are guided by the World Health Organization (WHO) Code of Conduct on the International Recruitment of Health Professionals, and we only recruit professionals from countries with a surplus of skilled workers ...

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