Compact Course Preparation Medical Language 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 Medical 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 are explained (for example, taking history, case presentation, patient consent, patient consultation, documentation). The medical language skills are taught with regard to the professional competencies and are practically trained.

Teaching materials

The following textbooks are included in the course fees:

  • FIA Script (digital version)


Instructors of the course are qualified teachers with appropriate degrees and pedagogical aptitude.

Participation requirements

  • Degree in medicine
  • Recognized language certificate B2 (FIA, Telc, Goethe or ÖSD – confirmation of participation is not sufficient)

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


After completing the course, the professional language test C1 can be taken at the responsible licensing authority.

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

For holders of a degree from an EU country the FIA PKT professional language C1 medicine / dentistry / pharmacy is currently recognized by the state of Hessen.

Holders of a degree from outside the EU must take the professional language test exclusively at the Hessen State Medical Association.

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

Here you can register for the PKT professional language medicine C1.

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.