Medical PG in Fachsprachenprufung

What is Fachsprachenprufung ?

Fachsprachenprufung is exam which needs to take by every International doctor who wants to do practice as a doctor in Germany and also aims to start their medical specialization in Germany.

Fachsprachenprufung is normally exam to test doctor’s medical German Terminology knowledge.

Who is eligible to take this exam?

The doctor who has completed a B2 level of the German language and have a valid medical degree then he/she can take this exam. This exam is taken by the respective state of Germany where the doctor wants to practice after completion of all formalities.

Exam Pattern of Fachsprachenprufung

This exam is including practical and viva module consists of three different steps. Duration of exam will be 60 Min. The whole exam will be in German language only.

Three steps of the exam are as below:

  • Doctor-Patient conversation (20 min)
    In this part of the exam, the doctor needs to communicate with the patient and need to understand the patient carefully and try to diagnose the patient.
  • Documentation (20 min)
    In this part of the exam, the doctor needs to write history and other details and prepare a document for the same.
  • Doctor-Doctor communication (Viva) (20 min)
    In this part of the exam, the doctor needs to represent all details and documents to examiner and examiner will take viva of doctor.

Note: It is written into exam module that Medical knowledge will be not testing during this exam but non-technically Medical knowledge will be a part of the exam so do not be confused and prepare yourself for exam accordingly.

Where to give this exam?

This exam is a part of the way to get Approbation (Permanent License). Once the doctor decides particular German state where they want to practice then they need to submit all required documents to Landesärztekammer for Temporary (Berufserlaubnis) or Permanent License (Approbation). After verification of all documents, authorities will provide exam date for FSP exam.

Here is sample video of the exam of state of Germany.

If you have still any confusion for the exam then visit respective state govenment website for more details and also you can contact our branch office for the same, we will try to help you our best.


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