MD MS in Germany/PG Residency in Germany

Overview of MD MS in Germany

After finishing primary medical education in India or somewhere else, the second major step is to find the best medical destination to pursue PG in medicine. After the USA and UK, MD MS in Germany is the best option. Germany is the sought medical destination to opt post-graduation and gain clinical experience. 

The process of getting entrance in PG courses at German institutes is not very tuff. Students who are keenly interested to expand their skills by their excellent performance will definitely get admission in Germany. There are various steps involved in PG residency in Germany. 

Pursuing MD MS from prestigious medical institutes of Germany in your desired specialization will be benefited in you long run. The German training system is highly accepted across the globe. Not only education, Germany will be provided immense opportunities and facilities to achieve massive levels of knowledge and growth in clinical specializations. PG in Germany is 3-4 years. Whereas, hospitation in Germany requires 5-6 years.  

German institutes and hospitals offer world class infrastructure, high standard education, robust training, experienced faculty staff and so on. 

Eligibility Criteria of PG Residency in Germany (MD MS in Germany)

  • Students must have completed MBBS from India or some other country. 
  • Students must have an NMC/MCI registration certificate. 
  • Proper flow in German language at least up to B2 level in German language. 
  • Also check the criteria of the university in which you are going to apply. 

Step wise step Pathway to do MD MS in Germany 

  1. The very first step is to learn German language to appear for licensing examination/work as a Doctor. You have to do at least B2 level German language for fluent communication. You can learn German language online (duration 3-6 months) before arriving in Germany.  
  2. For the sake of getting a permanent license you have to apply for a medical licensing examination as an international candidate in Germany. Prior to appearing for examination, you have to submit your documents at an organization called LAGESO. LEGASO actually verifies the authenticity of the documents.
  3. Now you have to book an institute online in Germany for further education. 
  4. Apply for German Visa. 
  5. After arriving in Germany you have to appear for German Proficiency Examination called TELC or DSH to prove that you can properly speak and communicate in German. 
  6. After your documents get processed by the LAGESO.
  7. Now you can register yourself at the medical council of Germany named as Arztekammer organization. There is a separate Arztekammer for different states/provinces of Germany. Like if you want to apply in Berlin you have to go to Arztekammer, Berlin. 
  8. Now you have to appear for the “FSP” officially “Kenntnisprüfung” exam also known as Approbation exam to get a provincial license. No EU Doctors who are fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the Medical education system of Germany don’t required to appear for this examination. However, all Indian doctors have to appear for the Approbation exam. The examination is organized twice in a year. It will be held in German medium. 
  9. Students passing Approbation exam will get a provincial license in Germany. 
  10. However, to get a permanent License, you have to again collect all your documents/certificate and submit it at the LAGESO institute for processing. Now you can appear for the Permanent licensing exam and settle down in Germany. 

Courses Offered at German Institutes/Universities

  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics 
  • Rural Health Care
  • Community Health Care
  • Child Health
  • Clinical Research
  • Orthopaedics
  • Optometry
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy
  • Dermatology
  • Medical Imaging Technology
  • Medical Record Technology
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Hearing Language and Speech
  • OT Technician
  • Operation Theatre Technology
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiac Pulmonary Perfusion
  • Medical Radio-Diagnosis

Duration of MD MS in Germany 

  • The total duration of PG residency in Germany is 3-4 years. 
  • However, duration may vary as per the specialization.

MD MS in Germany Mode of Teaching

  • The Medium of teaching PG courses in Germany is in German medium. 
  • Students must know German language to communicate easily with fellow members and working staff in Germany hospitals/universities. 

MD MS in Germany Intake Process 

  1. Students seeking PG residency in Germany will be conducted before October. 
  2. Registrations will be started from May/June. 
  3. Course is divided into two semesters, winter and summer. 

Documents required for MD MS in Germany

  1. 10th and 12th mark sheet and certificate (scanned copies)
  2. The application form that must be filled up
  3. MBBS course degree certificate
  4. A valid passport as well as copy of passport translated and notarized in the German language
  5. Birth certificate
  6. Offer letter from the Germany PG University
  7. Migration certificate
  8. Bank statement
  9. Passport size photographs
  10. Medical certificate that has the complete reports on HIV and vaccination
  11. Payment to national Center Account
  12. Video Interview
  13. Air tickets
  14. All documents should be transcribed into German language. 

Why choose MD MS in Germany

  1. Germany is the hottest destination among Indian and foreign students to pursue medical degrees. 
  2. Germany is a well developed nation.
  3. Some of the German universities or Hospitals provide free of cost PG courses to the students. 
  4. The robust training system in Germany provides wide knowledge and experience to the candidates. 
  5. MD MS in Germany is basically on the job clinical training where you get paid by the hospitals while learning.
  6. Quality of education delivered in Germany is a benchmark. 
  7. German universities provide world class infrastructure and best facilities. 
  8. Students who have completed their primary education will get extra opportunities for placement in Germany and across the world.
  9. Students will be awarded as Facharzt after completing training. 
  10. High chances to get permanent residency in Germany. 
  11. Teaching staff at German Universities are highly skilled and qualified.



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