Social and socio-educational professions - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

Service Description

Activities in the field of social and socio-educational professions are regulated in Thuringia. If you obtained your degree abroad and want to work in these fields in Thuringia, the equivalence of your foreign professional qualification with the German reference profession must be determined by the competent body. Additional state recognition may be required.

The following social and socio-educational professions are regulated in Thuringia:

  • Erzieherin / Erzieher
  • Family nurse
  • curative education nurse (Heilerziehungspflegerin / Heilerziehungspfleger)
  • Curative educator
  • Childhood educator
  • Social worker
  • Social pedagogue

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Thüringer Landesverwaltungsamt - Berufe des Gesundheitswesens, Landesprüfungsamt - Referat 720

Postal address
Jorge-Semprún-Platz 4
99423 Weimar
Transport connection
1, 2, 3, 9
Parking spaces
Parking Place
Tiefgarage Atrium,
Number: 840
Fees: yes

Building access