German hospitals known to offer Hospitation for foreign doctors

• Introduction

In this article, we collect the names and websites of hospitals known to offer Hospitation for foreign doctors. A Hospitation is a German word and means a period of training in a hospital for medical graduates or medical students. It could be for one day or up to months. All details about what a Hospitation is and how to apply for one are in the following articles:

🇩🇪 What is Hospitation? (🇺🇸 medical training/observership/clinical attachment)

🇩🇪 How to apply for a Hospitation in Germany

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Hospitation for foreign doctors

• General notes

There are more than 1900 hospitals in Germany. Not all hospitals give Hospitationen for foreign doctors.

Generally speaking, for medical students, university hospitals are welcoming. Here is a list of them:

🇩🇪 University hospitals in Germany (🇩🇪 die Unikliniken)

• Hospitals “very likely” to give Hospitation for foreign doctors

The following hospitals are known particularly to be welcoming for foreign hospitals. So, if you are a deep need of a Hospitation, send your application to them:

Name of the hospitalStateNotes
St. Anna Hospital HerneNorth Rhine-WestphaliaThey have simultaneously ca. 30 foreign doctors in Hospitation, mostly in orthopedics. They usually offer food and accommodation plus German courses.
Celenus Klinik für Neurologie HilchenbachNorth Rhine-WestphaliaOnly Neurology. Rehabilitation hospital but very large.
St. Elisabeth Hospital IserlohnNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Hagen-HaspeNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Many of these hospitals have a high percentage of foreign doctors working in them. So, to learn German in such hospitals, try to stick more with the nurses. Build social networks. See more tips to learn German here.

• Hospitals “likely” to give Hospitation for foreign doctors

Name of the hospitalState
Kliniken Ostallgäu-KaufbeurenBayern
St. Vincenz-Krankenhaus | PaderbornNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Marienkrankenhaus Soest gGmbH SoestNorth Rhine-Westphalia
St. Marien-Hospital Hamm GmbHNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Dreifaltigkeits-Hospital GmbH LippstadtNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Johanna Etienne Krankenhaus | NeussNorth Rhine-Westphalia
VAMED Klinik Bad BerleburgNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Helios Klinikum KrefeldNorth Rhine-Westphalia
GFO Kliniken Niederrhein St. Vinzenz Hospital DinslakenNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Evangelisches Krankenhaus | Köln KalkNorth Rhine-Westphalia
St.-Johannes-Hospital DortmundNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Helios Klinik Duisburg-HombergNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Sana Kliniken DuisburgNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Klinikum DortmundNorth Rhine-Westphalia
St.-Josefs-Hospital DortmundNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Brüderkrankenhaus PaderbornNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Clemenshospital MünsterNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Klinikum Bielefeld – MitteNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Klinikum Lippe LemgoNorth Rhine-Westphalia
St. Marien-Krankenhaus in RatingenNorth Rhine-Westphalia
St. Martinus Krankenhaus LangenfeldNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Marienhospital BottropNorth Rhine-Westphalia

The list of hospitals giving Hospitation for foreign doctors needs continuous updates and is still small. Can you help your colleagues with the names of hospitals? Please write a comment below.

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