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 physicians, dentists, pharmacists and nursing staff for all the necessary tests on the way to professional recognition.

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  • 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


    Dates for potential participant from abroad:

    • March 13, 2024 (Arabic)
    • March 20, 2024 (English)
    • April 10, 2024 (Arabic)
    • April 17, 2024 (English)
    • May 15, 2024 (Arabic)
    • May 22, 2024 (English)
    • June 12, 2024 (Arabic)
    • June 19, 2024 (English)
    • July 10, 2024 (Arabic)
    • July 17, 2024 (English)

    Dates for potential participants from Germany:

    • March 06, 2024 (German)
    • April 03, 2024 (German)
    • May 08, 2024 (German)
    • June 05, 2024 (German)
    • July 03, 2024 (German)

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

  • 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.

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    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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