Specialized Language Course Academic Health Professions C1 Medicine (BAMF)

0,- € (funded)
24 weeks (full-time)
600 teaching units
max. 12
Frankfurt, Freiburg, Heidelberg, online
Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF - certificate of elegibility)
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Free course inquiry

Register for a course free of charge and you will receive a qualification offer from our consulting team. If you already have an eligibility certificate from BAMF, you can upload it in the following registration form.

Registering and receiving funding is only possible if you are a resident of Germany.


During registration you have to upload proof to show that you meet the admission requirements (as PDF, JPG, JPEG or PNG, up to a maximum of 5 MB). Keep the following copies handy, each in a separate file:

  • University diploma or proof of study letter
  • Passport
  • Curriculum vitae (with address, educational background, professional background only / in German, English or Arabic)

If available:

  • Confirmation of costs covered (funding)
  • Recognized language certificate (FIA, Telc, Goethe or ÖSD)
  • Proof of receipt of application for professional licensing (Approbation)
  • German certificate of recognition
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This course prepares foreign physicians comprehensively for the Medical Language Test C1 to obtain the German medical license (Approbation) as well as for the medical working life.

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. In addition, occupational aspects of the German health system are presented in detail. For this purpose, an introduction to professional multi-professional communication is carried out in consideration of interculturality.

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 (not older than 6 months, FIA, Telc, Goethe or ÖSD – confirmation of participation is not sufficient)
  • Place of residence in Germany
  • Valid visa / residence permit
  • Proof of recognition procedure (copy of application form, if available proof of receipt)

If your B2 certificate is older than 6 months, you must participate in a free placement test.


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

Examination fee reimbursement can be requested from BAMF.

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.

Examination fee reimbursement can be requested from BAMF.

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.


The "Specialized Language Course Academic Health Professions C1 Medicine" is approved by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) and can be funded with a certificate of elegibility from the BAMF if you reside in Germany. Here you can find detailed information on course funding and how to apply for funding from the BAMF.


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.