🇩🇪 Which doctors need to do a medical knowledge exam (🇩🇪 eine Kenntnisprüfung) in Germany in order to get the medical license (🇩🇪 die Approbation)?

The answer is based on where you studied medicine, regardless of your nationality or where you finished your high school:

Category 1Category 2
A country of the 🇪🇺 European Union (EU) or of the European Economic Area (EEA)*Other countries in the world
No medical knowledge exam (🇩🇪 Kenntnisprüfung – KP) 🥳🥳

You only need a medical langauge exam (🇩🇪 Fachsprachenprüfung) (FSP) 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓
See the steps for you here: link
A medical knowledge exam (🇩🇪 Kenntnisprüfung – KP) is often a must 😪, but there are exceptions and you are then going to be treated like category 1. See the full details here:
“🇩🇪 Avoiding a medical knowledge exam (🇩🇪 die Kenntnisprüfung) for doctors who studied in non-EU/EEA countries 🇪🇺”.

*List of the EU/EEA countries:


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