Intensive Course Preparation Medical Knowledge Test
This course prepares foreign physicians comprehensively for the Medical 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 medical knowledge of the main test subjects of internal medicine and surgery with subjects of the possible test subjects in the classroom instruction will be imparted. In addition, the most common clinical cases in Germany and their treatment algorithms will be explained.
The e-learning serves to consolidate the newly acquired medical 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.
All teaching material is provided online on the ILIAS learning platform.
Teachers are qualified (specialist) physicians or professors with a corresponding degree (German approbation) and pedagogical aptitude.
- Degree in medicine
- Recognized language certificate B2 (FIA, Telc, Goethe or ÖSD – confirmation of participation is not sufficient)
- Recognized professional language certificate C1 (FIA or medical association – a confirmation of participation is not sufficient)
Note: If you do not have a recognized professional language certificate, you can sign up here for the Patient Communication Test (PCT) C1 Medicine at the FIA.
- Place of residence in Germany
- Valid visa/ residence permit
- Proof of recognition procedure (e.g. receipt or recognition letter; variations may apply depending on the responsible authority)
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.
The "Intensive Course Preparation Medical Knowledge Test" is AZAV certified and can be funded with an educational voucher from the Employment Agency and Jobcenters as well as through various scholarships if you reside in Germany.
If this funding is rejected, subordinate funding may be possible through the relevant IQ network.
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.