Compact Course Preparation Dental Language Test

on request
12 weeks (full-time)
360 teaching units
max. 30
Essen, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Mainz, online

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Choose a course package suited for you and register for your qualification program free of charge. You will then receive a qualification offer from our consulting team, which you can use to apply for a visa at the embassy responsible for you.



This course prepares foreign dentists for the Dental Language Test C1 to obtain the German medical license (Approbation).

Course contents

In classroom teaching (on-site presence or online presence), the relevant structures as well as the peculiarities of the professional competences in the area of communication and interaction will be explained (for example, taking history, case presentation, patient consent, patient consultation, documentation). The dental language skills will be taught with regard to the professional competencies and are practically trained.

Teaching material

The following textbooks are included in the course fees:

  • FIA Script (digital version)


Course instructors  are qualified teachers with appropriate degrees and educational aptitude.

Entry requirements

  • A degree in dentistry
  • A recognized B2 language certificate (FIA, Telc, Goethe or ÖSD – a confirmation of course participation is not sufficient)

If you do not have a recognised language certificate you can take a free placement test. The test is held online.


After completing the course a C1 professional language test can be taken at the Medical Association responsible for your recognition procedure.

C1 Patient Communication Test (PKT) professional language at FIA:

For holders of a degree from an EU country, the FIA C1 PKT professional language for dentistry is currently recognized by the Federal State of Hessen.

Holders of a degree from outside the EU must take the C1 professional language test offered only by the Hessen State Medical Association.

The FIA C1 PKT remains valid as proof of sufficient professional language skills for all degrees in the Federal State of Saarland.

You can register for the C1 PKT for dentistry here.

Qualification program certificate

After completing the course (attendance of at least 80%) participants receive a qualification program certificate.


To secure course quality, participants evaluate the course after course completion on the e-learning platform. Results are discussed with teachers / lecturers responsible for the course.