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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This course prepares foreign physicians 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 materials

The following textbooks are included in the course fees:

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


Teachers are qualified (specialist) physicians or professors with a corresponding degree (German approbation) and pedagogical aptitude.

Participation requirements

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


After completing the course, the knowledge test can be taken at the responsible licensing authority.

Qualification program certificate

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


For quality assurance purposes participants evaluate the program on the e-learning platform at the end of the course. Results are discussed with the responsible teachers / lecturers.