Medical Specialization in Germany

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Why Medicine in Germany?

Ability to find a satisfying job

- In hospitals, generally as an employee in their own medical practice.
- The starting salary for an employee in large group practices is around 49.000 euro, which is around 60.000 dollars per year.
- Doctors are paid more than graduates of any other academic discipline.

A Rise in the number of foreign doctors

- Around 60.000 foreign doctors in 2022.
- The number of foreign physicians in 1993 was 10275.
- From 2015 to 2016, there was an increase in foreign doctors by almost 10 percent from 2.943 to 4.117 foreign doctors. Most of the growth was actually from Syria in 2016 with 746 more doctors.

Doctors Income in Germany in 2022

A person working in Doctor / Physician in Germany typically earns around 107,000 EUR per year. Salaries range from 39,500 EUR (lowest average) to 181,000 EUR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher
By SalaryExplorer*

Specialized Medicine in Germany

- Specialized medicine in Germany will not be studied at the university.
- Duration: 5 to 6 years
- Place: clinic of the university
- Working as assistant doctor



All applicants with 6 years General or specialized medicine from outside Germany need to make approbation in Germany.
- Five courses in German: A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1
- Each course consists of 80 – 200 hours.
- Finishing A1 – B1 in Lebanon.
- Finishing B2 – C1 in Germany.
- Finishing B2-Medizin – C1-Medizin in Germany.
- C1 exam at medical chamber.


-One to one approbation: The education from most EU Countries will be recognized as being equivalent to the German medical education and the applicant acquires the approbation.
- Approbation equivalent to the German medical education system: The education from non EU countries will be tested according to the equivalency. If your education is not equivalent to the German system, then you will get a job search permit for two years. In these 2 years you have to make the Gleichwertigkeitsprüfung (equivalency exams for approbation).

Visa Type

Visa for Recognition of Medical Qualifications  Besheid (§ 17 a)

- Letter from approbation office about differences in recognition
- Motivation letter and CV
- General Medicine certificate
- Registration for B2 and C1 in Germany
- Job permit
- Language min. B1
-Financial Proof

Our Services


First Consulting Meeting

Receiving advice on opportunities and possibilities, advice on visa requirements, information about the labor market, creation of a work plan, information about costs and financing options, and advice on the recognition process.


Assistance in Preparing the necessary Documents

Support in arranging the documents required for the recognition and application of the visa.
In addition, we take on the many cases of translation and legalization of documents for various authorities.


Support in applying for recognition

The application for recognition of qualifications will be submitted to the recognized authority in the federal state in which you would like to work and live in the future. This service also includes all communications, forwarding of the required documents, and payment of the recognition fees.



Teaching German A1-B2

Our customers attend German courses A1 to B2 online from all over the world. Each course lasts 2 months and is taught in small groups of up to 8 people. This means that you have the opportunity to complete all the required language skills during the recognition phase within eight months.



Profiling in German

Cover letter
Application photo and profile photo
A professional application photo


Applying for a job (If necessary)*

Applying for a job in Germany is not an easy step for a foreign applicant. Many German employers avoid hiring qualified employees from abroad due to the complicated formality and bureaucratic measures. Due to our eight years of experience, our team can overcome this hurdle for both parties.


Applying for Work permit (If necessary)


Applying for Approbation/recognition and follow-up



Finding the correct language school

The WTG team will find you the perfect courses suiting your job, wherein in these classes, you will achieve language proficiency and a wide range of your job terminology.



Coaching and Preparation for interviews

In the course of the process, various skills are trained, your preferences are taken into account in the application process, your strengths are highlighted so that you can present yourself confidently during the visa or work interview and successfully complete the interview.


Assistance in applying for a visa

We support our customers in 1. Appointments 2. Submission of financial securities such as opening a blocked account, issuing a guarantee, etc. 3. Put all the necessary documents together in two or three copies. 4. Prepare for the interview.


Managing your stay in Germany

Accommodation is required before entering Germany. Without accommodation, you can literally do nothing in Germany. So that our customers can concentrate on the essentials.


Advice on applying for funding for the courses for equivalency measures

The equivalency courses have certain requirements and are usually expensive, but there are several funding options.


Applying for Gastarzt position or trainee


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