German: Fachsprachenprüfung, Fachsprachprüfung
Also: Specialist language exam
Those for in a healthcare occupation, such as doctor of medicine, pharmacist or physiotherapist, must also demonstrate specialist German language skills. Specialist German language skills means: you also have sufficient knowledge of German in the medical sector.
The specialist language examination is an oral and written examination. It generally involves a discussion between patient and doctor. Those who pass the specialist language examination receive a specialist language certificate. There are different examination levels. The specialist language levels are determined by the occupation.
You do not have to register for the specialist language examination. Those required to sit a specialist language examination are informed by the .
There is a cost for the specialist language examination.
The specialist language examination is sometimes not required:
- The comes from a German-speaking university.
- The professional qualification comes from a German-speaking school after a minimum of 10 years of training.
- The took at least three years and was conducted in German.