The pathway to qualify to become a RN in Germany,
without IELTS or even any other Tests

The Pathway

The pathway programme starts with intensive German classes in an approved Institution in Germany which is also an accredited Test Centre. Here you will learn proper German from the qualified teachers who are not only German native speaking but also Certified to teach German.

Learning the language in Germany in German atmosphere will prepare you to skillful enough to communicate fluently and properly with faculty members, local community, and fellow German students in the University and also at work place while on the University studies and post study Employment.

The progression in German learning and tests are completely different than IELTS or TOEFL. Tests will be conducted after every 120 - 200 hours of learning. Every test will be to check and establish a particular level you achieved in German which starts from A1 Level, progressing on to A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 Levels.

You may start preparing to approach the nursing councils upon achieving B2 Level communication skills. But a C1 Level certificate is required to progress on a University course. Practically, you can do the pathway programme along with a University course only, Bachelors or Masters Level. The same is followed even by German embassies and consulates before considering a student / student applicant visa.

Once registered as a RN in Germany, you can work as a Nurse even while on a University course as foreign students in Germany are permitted to work full time for 120 days or half days for 240 days. Moreover you don’t need to pay for your University studies - for the entire duration of the degree course.

If this makes any interest to you then please fill up the form and submit it, for one of our counselors to get in touch with you sooner than later.

That means you can become a nurse registered in Germany, before, while or after your tuition fees FREE University studies. In addition to that German immigration permits foreign students to stay back for 18 months after the degree course, specifically to look for a proper job before settling down on BLUE CARD work permit.

Registration Process

Nursing Profession is regulated in Germany hence professional qualifications obtained abroad need to be assessed and get certified by the regulated body before approaching an employer for a job as a nurse.

Abroad qualifications like BSc Nursing degree is almost acceptable in Germany – need to submit all translated documents to the regulating body for an initial assessment. It’s checked first whether any significant differences exist between the qualification obtained abroad and the German qualification.

If no significant differences between the abroad qualification and the German qualification are determined, a certificate of full equivalence is issued - if the foreign educated nurse also meets all the other requirements, License to practice as a nurse in Germany is granted.

In case of any significant differences exist then it is checked whether the differences can be compensated by additional certificates or work experience. Should the applicant’s documentation not be comprehensive enough to evaluate the foreign professional qualification then a qualification analysis e.g. by the means of work samples or specialist interviews could be performed.

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