Intensive Course Preparation Dental Knowledge Test
This course prepares foreign dentists comprehensively for the Professional Knowledge Test to obtain the German medical license (Approbation) as well as for the medical working life.
After introduction to the test conditions and the handling of the test questions, comprehensive dental knowledge of the main test subjects of internal medicine and surgery with subjects of the possible examination electives in the classroom instruction will be imparted. In addition, the most common clinical cases in Germany and their treatment algorithms are explained.
In the dental practice laboratory, the practical skills in dental simulation units with phantom heads are intensively trained in a two-week practical course under the guidance of specialist lecturers (six training units per day).
The practical part always takes place in Freiburg (also for courses in Essen and Heidelberg)!
The e-learning serves to consolidate the newly acquired dental knowledge in the classroom instruction through different individual online exercises.
The course consists of 12 online learning modules, which can be independently retrieved and solved. The medical content is based on the test-relevant topics and common questions of the Knowledge Test.
The following textbooks are included in the course fees:
- Einführung in die Zahnerhaltung: Prüfungswissen Kariologie, Endodontologie und Parodontologie
Lecturers are qualified dentists or professors with an appropriate degree (i.e German professional license) and educational aptitude.
- A degree in dentistry
- A recognized B2 language certificate (FIA, Telc, Goethe or ÖSD – a confirmation of course participation is not sufficient)
- A recognized C1 professional language certificate (FIA or Professional Association – a confirmation of course participation is not sufficient)
Note: If you do not have a recognized professional language certificate you can sign up here for the C1 Patient Communication Test (PKT) in dentistry at FIA.
- Registered residence in Germany
- A valid visa / residence permit
- Proof of recognition procedure (i.e copy of application form, if available copy of application receipt)
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.
The "Intensive Course Preparation Dental Knowledge Test" is AZAV certified and can be funded with an education voucher from an Employment Agency or Jobcenter. Various scholarships are available as well if you reside in Germany.
If primary funding is denied secondary funding may be available through the IQ network.
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.