Compact Course Preparation Medical Language Test
This course prepares foreign doctors for the Medical Language Test C1 to obtain the German medical license (Approbation).
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.
The following textbooks are included in the course fees:
- FIA Script (digital version)
Course instructors are qualified teachers with appropriate degrees and educational aptitude.
- A degree in medicine
- 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 medicine 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.
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.