Foreign doctors in Germany: How to begin a medical residency

Foreign doctors in Germany

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• Introduction – Foreign doctors in Germany

Welcome to our community, “Facharzt JETZT!” (🇺🇸 specialist now). 🙂 We learn together and help each other. In this article, we collected links to the most important articles on our website for foreign doctors in Germany wanting to work or study there.

To help foreign doctors in Germany, we wrote many articles, and we listed the most essential article here in different categories. In each category, there are multiple articles.

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Foreign doctors in Germany – Destination is to Deutschland

• Thinking about coming to Germany?

• Germany vs USA

🇩🇪 Differences between completing a medical specialization and working as a doctor 😮

• Germany vs USA vs UK vs Canada vs Australia

🇩🇪 Germany vs 🇬🇧 UK vs 🇨🇦 Canada vs 🇦🇺 Australia: Working as doctor & medical specialization

• Income

🇩🇪 How much money do doctors earn in Germany? 🫰💸💶

🇩🇪 Is a starting salary for a new doctor in Germany enough to make a decent living after taxes?

• Foreign doctors in Germany: Getting your dream specialty

🇩🇪 Which medical specialties are the easiest or hardest to get in 🇩🇪 Germany?

• The academic route

🇩🇪 For physicians: Doing a Master’s or PhD degree in Germany

• Other possible jobs for doctors

🇩🇪 Jobs other than in hospitals and clinics for doctors in Germany

• Foreign doctors in Germany: Costs

🇩🇪 Costs of medical specialization in Germany

• Work-life balance

• 🇩🇪 Doctors in Germany: Work-life balance

• Recognition of the German board worldwide

• 🇩🇪 In which countries can I work after getting the German Board?

• You decided to come to Germany?

• The steps for medical specialization in Germany for foreign doctors

🇩🇪 The 10 steps to start a medical residency in Germany: easily explained 😍👩‍⚕️🧑‍⚕️

• Common terms explained

🇩🇪 Important and common terms related to working as a doctor in 🇩🇪 Germany

• The algorithm: What exams do I need to do?

🇩🇪 The algorithm for getting a permanent medical license in Germany (🇩🇪 die Approbation). Be recognized fully as a licensed medical doctor and start working!

• Required documents from foreign doctors in Germany

🇩🇪 Required documents to apply for the medical license (🇩🇪 die Approbation)

• The 16 medical license authorities

🇩🇪 The 16 medical license authorities (🇩🇪 die Approbationsbehörden) in Germany

• Importance of the internship year

🇩🇪 For medical doctors: The internship year (🇩🇪 das Praktische Jahr – PJ) is a must to be able to work in Germany

• How to apply for a Hospitation?

🇩🇪 How to apply for a medical training/observership/clinical attachment (🇩🇪 eine Hospitation) in Germany

• Everything regarding job interviews and job application

• Finding German hospitals

• 🇩🇪 Find German hospitals and their websites

• Applying for job intelligently

🇩🇪 Finding job offers and applying intelligently

Free chronological CV template

🇩🇪 Free template for CV in German

• Everything about the job interviews

🇩🇪 From A to Z: Job interview for doctors in Germany (das Vorstellungsgespräch)

• Tips for the job interview

🇩🇪 For doctors: Tips for a successful job interview in Germany

• Most common questions in the job interviews

🇩🇪 Most common questions in job interviews for doctors in Germany

• Things to do after becoming a job

🇩🇪 Steps to do after being accepted in a job

• Finances

• Foreign doctors in Germany: Earning money before the medical license through a mini job

🇩🇪 The mini-job (🇩🇪 der Minijob)

• Tips so that everything runs smoothly

• Learning German

🇩🇪 How to learn German? For foreign doctors going to Germany

• Preparation for the medical knowledge exam

🇩🇪 Die Fachsprachenprüfung (FSP): How do I prepare myself?

• Foreign doctors in Germany: Improving CV

🇩🇪 Improving CV before and after coming to Germany

• Make connections!

🇩🇪 Even before coming to Germany, how to make connections with doctors in Germany?

• Make connections by joining our most active Telegram groups!

🇩🇪 Link to the most active groups and the groups in general

• Foreign doctors in Germany: Networking! Networking! Networking!

🇩🇪 Networking! Networking! Networking! Make connections now!

Foreign doctors in Germany: Get funding for courses

🇩🇪 Courses for free: Applying as a foreign doctor for funding for courses (for 🇩🇪 FSP or 🇩🇪 KP)

• Having a perfect translation

🇩🇪 Translation of documents for foreign doctors: What to pay attention to (🇩🇪 was zu beachten)

We still have many other articles for foreign doctors in Germany or going to Germany. You can explore our archives here.

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