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Specialist Recognition of foreign professional qualifications Application
Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)
If you want to work as a specialist in Schleswig Holstein, you must have your specialist degree obtained abroad recognised.
Recognition must be applied for in writing at the Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association. It decides on the application and checks whether you have acquired all the special or additional knowledge and skills required for recognition in terms of content and times. The equivalence of your specialist degree is given if the content of the training does not differ significantly from the content determined by the Medical Association in the training regulations.
Who should I contact?
Please contact the Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association.
Medical Association Schleswig-Holstein
The recognition of your continuing education qualification is only possible if you already have a license to practice medicine or a professional license valid in Germany plus proof of the equivalent level of training according to the Federal Medical Code (BÄO).
For this, you must be personally and healthily suitable.
You must prove your German language skills when you are granted a professional license/license to practice medicine. For the recognition of the continuing education qualification, your German language skills will not be checked again.
Which documents are required?
The application for recognition must be accompanied by all certificates and evidence issued during the training. This includes:
- Your license to practice medicine or professional license according to the BÄO plus proof of the equivalent level of training,
- proof of identity,
- a tabular list of the completed further training and professional practice,
- Certificates of further training and certificates of professional experience,
- a written declaration as to whether the recognition of the continuing education certificates has already been or will be applied for at another medical association.
- where applicable, certificates of conformity or proof of activity for the last five years,
- any additional evidence for the examination of equivalence,
The required evidence must be submitted as certified copies, translated into German if necessary. Additional documentation may be required.
What are the fees?
A fee is charged for the recognition of the continuing education title, which may vary depending on the necessary verification procedure.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
There are no deadlines to be observed.
You will receive the decision on your recognition no later than three months (evidence from EU countries) or four months (third countries) after receipt of the complete documents.
You will be informed of the result of the recognition procedure in an appealable decision. You can appeal against negative decisions within one month.
Applications / forms
You can download the application form under the following link:
What else should I know?
Further information can be found on the "Recognition in Germany" portal. This Internet portal provides quick and easy answers to questions about recognition, about the portal "Recognition in Germany".
Telephone advice on recognition in German and English can be found on the hotline "Working and Living in Germany".
The service centres of the "Integration through Qualification" network (IQ Network) will be happy to advise and support you before, during and after the recognition procedure.
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.