Specialized Language Course Academic Health Professions C1 Pharmacy (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 eligibility)

Free course registration

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
  • Visa / residence permit
  • 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


This course prepares foreign pharmacists comprehensively for the Pharmaceutical 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 field of communication and interaction will be explained (for example, patient consultation, case presentation, expert discussion, documentation). The pharmaceutical language skills will be taught with regard to the professional competencies and are practically trained.

Teaching material

The following textbooks are included in the course fees:

  • FIA Script (digital version)
  • Fokus Deutsch: Kurs- / Übungsbuch (C1), 2. Auflage 2022


Course instructors  are qualified teachers with appropriate degrees and educational aptitude.

Entry requirements

  • A degree in pharmacy
  • A recognized B2 language certificate (FIA, Telc, Goethe or ÖSD – a confirmation of course participation is not sufficient)
  • Take a placement test before the start of the course
  • 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)


After completing the course a C1 professional language test can be taken at the Medical Association responsible for your recognition procedure.

Examination fee reimbursement can be requested from BAMF.

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 dentistry 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.

Examination fee reimbursement can be requested from BAMF.

You can register for the C1 PKT for pharmacy here.

Qualification program certificate

After completing the course (attendance of at least 80%) participants receive a qualification program certificate.


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


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.