Compact Course Preparation Medical Knowledge Test

on request
12 weeks (full-time)
360 teaching units
max. 30
Essen, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hanover, Heidelberg, Mainz, online
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Free registration for qualification programs

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 doctors for the Professional Knowledge Test to obtain the German medical license (Approbation).

Course contents

After introduction to the test conditions as well as the handling of the test questions, test-relevant medical knowledge of the main test subjects of internal medicine and surgery with topics of other subjects are imparted.

Teaching material

The following textbooks are included in the course fees:

  • 80 Fälle Innere Medizin
  • Die 50 wichtigsten Fälle Chirurgie
  • FIA-skript (digital version)


Lecturers are qualified (specialist) doctors or professors with an appropriate degree (i.e. German professional license) and educational aptitude.

Entry requirements

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


After completing the course a knowledge test can be taken at the licensing authority responsible for your recognition procedure.

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.